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Engaging with Government Officials is an advanced-level government relations training course on how to plan and manage interaction with policymakers. Topics include strategy, planning, persuasion and influence.
You will learn how to manage confrontation and dismissal, how to build on areas of agreement and nurture positive relationships.
This course covers the following modules:
- Identifying and understanding your targets: getting to the right people within government
- Managing the dynamics of your relationship with government officials
- Developing the right communications collateral for meetings with government officials
- Workshop session: managing your encounter