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Communicating with Senior Stakeholders

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Communicating with Senior Stakeholders

Date & TimeTBC
Format Practice Essentials, Workshop





CPD Units 1.5
  • Professional Skills
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Business Essentials

CLC, YL and Accredited Specialist Member Price: $135

Increasing pressure to perform has caused decision-makers to more carefully assess the quality of information they receive. Missing key information and a lack of clarity around what is being asked of them is a common concern. The provision of well-constructed briefing papers and reports can alleviate this concern.

This workshop provides you with the information and tools to better synthesise information to enable decision-makers to focus on their core roles.

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  • Full Description

    Increasing pressure to perform has made decision-makers think more carefully about the quality of information they’re receiving. They are concerned by the risk of missing key information and the lack of clarity around what is being asked of them.

    Discover how to create meaningful briefing papers and reports to order the thoughts and priorities of senior stakeholders by exploring strategies involved in the planning phase.  Receive expert guidance on how to synthesise information so decision makers can carry out their core roles, focus on overcoming vulnerabilities and leveraging opportunities and make decisions effectively.

    Topics covered include:

    • Embracing the reality of iterative dialogue in planning phase
    • The what and why of exception reporting
    • Structing communication to reflect the readers’ priorities
    • Structuring communication such that it can be ‘recycled’ to other readers with minimal effort

    Please note, attendees receive morning tea upon arrival.

  • Presenter

    Sue Tomat, Owner, GumLeafGreen

    Over the last 19 years, Sue Tomat has specialised in helping her clients become more effective and efficient written and oral communicators – this has significantly contributed to their success. She has developed an extensive client base in a range of industries in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia. In 2000, Sue moved from the legal profession into communication consulting and training.  She worked for a boutique consulting company before founding Paragon Associates in 2002. In 2012, she relaunched her business under the GumLeafGreen brand.

    Sue has 12 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer in Australia:

    • beginning her career as a lawyer in Australian law firm, Clayton Utz
    • helping the Queensland Government implement its corporatisation agenda and other related reforms
    • drafting legislation for the Queensland Parliament, where she honed her expertise in plain language
    • acting as the assistant company secretary of Marsh Pty Ltd, the Australian operation of the Marsh & McLennan Group, the world’s largest insurance broking organisation.
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