Shifting Minds Limited  Registered office: Twyford House, 51 Twyford Avenue, London, N2 9NR, United Kingdom. 

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Helping organisations and people grow Last updated: June 8, 2023

Enquiry

020 8374 3985

We have worked with:-


Private Sector

BT

Muller

SABMiller

AllianzGI

WPP

Discovery Communications

Marks and Spencer

Manpower

Hays

GE

Brambles

Siegwek

Hitachi Rail

Kaplan Financial

Aircom International

Airwave

Spire Payments

Devonshire

Salt

BPP

TubeLines

Nexen

Cabot Financial

OPC Consultancy

MI Sport

People & Partners

Energise Consultancy

Salt Recruitment

Devonshire Recruitment

Consult HR

Mutual Bank

UK Retail Banks

Merchant Bank

Insurance companies

Engineering companies

High street retailers

Management Consultancies


Public Sector

BBC

HMRC

Post Office

NHS

Citizen’s Advice

Basingstoke Council

Ken and Chelsea Council

Northamptonshire Council

East Sussex council

Hampshire Council

City Council

Health authority


3rd Sector

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Prostate Cancer UK

Royal College of  Nursing

City and Guilds

YMCA

ABE

Family Housing

Peabody Trust


Thinking architecture


Custom designed:

Quality, in-house training for your organisation’s needs

Overview:

The overall course aim: to deliver a step-change in capability in terms of structuring written / verbally presented information.

 


Thinking architecture


"Let’s cut to the chase - just tell me the bottom line on this one!”


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Training Style:

Interactive, enjoyable  and thought provoking. The workshop uses inputs from the course leader, group and individual exercises. We also use simulated informal presentations to test out communication designs


More Information:

If you want to know more about this course or its suitability for you or a colleague, call us on 020 8374 3985 and speak informally to one of our course leaders, or message





Who will benefit:

Anyone who needs to write “easy-to-read” and persuasive letters, emails, reports or presentations.

Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be:


  • Clear about the core message of their document / verbal presentation
  • Able to identify the information that is essential to the key message
  • Able to structure the document / presentation to support the core message, by:
  • More persuasive and professional in their written and verbal communications: and use these skills in a wide range of business contexts
  • Be clear on when they intend to use these key skills


Content:

(We customise and structure the content to your organisation's specific needs)


  • Effective communications, how big is the challenge?
  • Benefits of the approach
  • So what do they (your readers / audience) want?
  • Understanding individual “Maps of the world”
  • Getting into their shoes - a useful technique
  • Identifying what’s relevant?
  • Creating groups of similar “bits” of information
  • Building the structure
  • Deciding on levels and the time required to deliver the content
  • Exploring the structure – across and down
  • Working down the structure
  • Checking for inconsistencies
  • Choosing one of the x six logic linkages for your communication
  • Understanding and planning for the types of question that will be asked
  • How the different types can be used together
  • Choosing your logic structure
  • What is the role of the introduction?
  • Building your introduction set-by-step
  • Putting it all together
  • Delivering your message in person