An exploration of everything you need to know to build a clear, memorable and resonant message, for both internal and external audiences.
The course examines how to write internal reports that have real impact, adapting your message for external stakeholders and the public, paring and polishing the information into attention-grabbing presentations and speeches, and packaging your findings for the media, both conventional and social.
In this highly interactive course, Communications Consultant at the University of Cambridge, and former BBC News Correspondent Simon Hall, provides all the insights, tips and tricks you need to make sure your message hits the mark.
Anyone writes reports, presentations, speeches or external communications, and wants to know how to maximise the impact of their work in the most efficient way.
The course will equip you with a range of skills to produce effective and impactive communications in all the formats you need for a wide variety of audiences.
Go above and beyond your training with new collaborative resources from our partnership with Kogan Page, an award-winning independent publisher of business books and content. Additional learning resources include print books, ebooks and online learning courses, which will take you through a journey experience of blended learning.
10:00 - 17:00
£595 + VAT
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Simon Hall is a journalist with 25 years’ experience. Most of his career has been spent as a BBC News Correspondent, specialising in local government, politics, policing, legal, and home affairs reporting, working for television, radio and online.Read Bio
Simon Hall is a journalist with 25 years’ experience of covering some of the biggest stories Britain has seen.
Most of his career has been spent as a BBC News Correspondent, specialising in local government, politics, policing, legal, and home affairs reporting, working for television, radio and online.
He also writes freelance articles for magazines and newspapers.
Simon has covered stories ranging from terrorist attacks to floods, fatal fires, serious crime, shipwrecks, cyber-attacks, the impact of austerity, and systemic organisational failures.
In recent years, he has also worked with council leaders, chief constables, chief executives, politicians, senior business people and chief fire officers to help with their handling of the media.
As well as being a journalist, Simon is an author, teacher and public speaker.
His novels - the tvdetective series - are about a television reporter who covers crimes and gets so involved in the cases he helps the police to solve them. Seven have been published.
Simon has also contributed short stories to a range of magazines, written plays, and even a pantomime.
Alongside his novels and stories, Simon is a tutor in creative writing, teaching at popular writers’ schools, on cruise ships and overseas.
Simon has become sought after as a speaker, appearing at a variety of prestigious literary festivals. His talks combine an insight into his writing work, along with some extraordinary anecdotes from the life of a television reporter.
Simon lectures at Cambridge and Exeter Universities on careers in the media, as well as giving talks about the industry at schools and colleges across Britain under the auspices of the Speakers for Schools charity.
Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.
request a call back
Registered in England: 07835721. Registered Office: Civil Service College, 25 Queen Anne's Gate, St James's Park, London, SW1H 9BU, United Kingdom