Writing as a GSS Specialist for Senior Managers, Ministers and Policymakers

Course Overview

This is a very practical two day course and regularly achieves an 'Excellent' rating from 100% of the delegates. It is designed to help Statisticians to communicate technical, complex, detailed, abstract information simply, precisely and briefly to others (whether Ministers, managers, other officials or the public).

Course Quick Facts Course Facts

Duration

Two Days

Cost

£795 + VAT

Dates

20 November 2019 09:30

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Summary Summary

This is a very practical two day course and regularly achieves an 'Excellent' rating from 100% of the delegates. It is designed to help statisticians to communicate technical, complex, detailed, abstract information simply, precisely and briefly to others (whether Ministers, managers, other officials or the public). It covers written communication and teaches how to write quickly and effectively for readers who are not researchers and have precious little time in which to grasp often complex ideas. This intensive course achieves consistently excellent feedback. At just six delegates per tutor, it provides individual and detailed feedback, hints and tips.

This course has an excellent reputation within the Government Statistical Service. 

Location Location

Various

Learning Outcomes Outcomes

To help government statisticians to:

  • Contribute to and influence effective policy-making through clear, concise and precise written communication
  • Explain their specialist and technical knowledge, analysis and findings clearly and with impact especially to ministers and other non-specialists
  • Tutors were excellent. Very easy going and made the training enjoyable and engaging. 

  • An excellent course. Covered so much in two days. A really good mix of theory and practise. Liked that key lessons and tips were reinforced throughout. The tutors were clear, knowledgeable and very open to questions. 

  • Course was very interactive and got me thinking a lot about how I express myself and to focus more on the audience. Content was just spot on. 

  • Excellent to have it GSS focussed - it makes it completely relevant to my job

  • One of the best courses I've been on. The relevance to my work was spot on. 

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