Writing for Government: Executive Council Memos, Treasury Board Memos and Briefing Notes

Length:      2 part session
Audience:  All employees, especially those who may prepare government documents

One of the critical success factors for government decision making is the preparation and submission of clear, concise, complete and accurate information that must be presented in a standardized and timely fashion.  

Objectives:
-    Learn the content and form requirements for Executive Council Memos, Treasury Board Memos and Briefing Notes
-    Understand the requirements of the government decision making processes
-    Recognize the potential impact that Executive Council Memos, Treasury Board Memos and Briefing Notes may have for government and departments    

Applications in the workplace:
-    Collection and documentation of appropriate information for government processes
-    Timely submission of documents
-    Improved, timely decision making due to availability of accurate, complete and relevant information

Facilitator(s):  Various