Course Overview

This is not intended to be an English expression or a “public service duties and writing style” program, though some aspects of writing for effect will be covered. Most participants have been well-educated in academic writing, which often suits demonstrating knowledge to a supervisor but is less effective for producing committee papers and central agency approval documents.

Common issues include:

  • The argument is lost in bureaucratic detail.
  • The arguments for and against are not well presented.
  • The logic of the argument can lack structure.

A rapid approach to engaging stakeholders and representing their views diligently is needed to achieve speed from concept to contract.

We provide a process of argumentation and tools to assist in capturing and presenting stakeholders’ views, rebuttals, alternative views, and detail and opinion in a way that allows executives to form a view and make decisions.

Private and Public courses available

A one-day off-site experiential program, preceded by a short (maximum of 3 hours) online module to introduce the theory. This delivers maximum benefit for the least cost and imposition on taking staff away from their workplaces.

Private courses

  • Private courses available to uplift the capability of an entire team so that you can succeed together.
  • Presented by experienced practitioners who focus on practical learning, real case studies, and exercises, rather than just theory.
  • Delivered when you need it, anywhere in Australia.

Enquire now or email us at [email protected].

Public courses

Next public course: TBC – enquire below to be the first to know when new course dates are announced

Cost: $1,275 plus GST per person

Price Includes: 12-month membership to Kiah Alumni

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What people are saying

“Great course with a lot of information to flush out concept with practical real world examples.”

“This course would be beneficial to anyone tasked with supporting submissions to committees.”

“A great course to challenge your own approach, you will definitely learn something new.”

“A perfect adjunct to conventional capability analysis education and training.”

“If you want to make your work bulletproof and get better at shaping decision-makers, this course will help you get there .”

“Really enjoyed the presenters deliver, anecdotes and the experience they were able to draw upon.”


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