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Brilliant briefings: How to prepare a clear written brief

Brilliant briefings

How to prepare a clear written brief

Non-urgent advice: Draft

This course is in a first draft.
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Communicating well in writing is an important skill. By the end of this bitesize course, you will:

  • Know how to prepare for and plan a briefing
  • Understand what to think about when you’re starting a first draft, including what information to include, how to structure a written briefing well, getting the tone right and including the right level of detail
  • Have learnt what to check for before you send a written briefing anywhere
  • Know what to do to finalise a brief, how to obtain the clearances you need and what happens next

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