Tell your story in any situation.

Redbrick offers virtual training sessions from time to time.

Communications is a learned skill, and we can make anyone better. We are an Agency of Record for large organizations and governments. We work with everyone from front line staff to CEOs and elected officials. People routinely tell us it is the best training of any kind that they have ever had.

All of our sessions are tailored to client needs. We provide everything from 20-minute presentations at large conferences, to intensive two-day workshops for one person, and everything in between.

Additionally, we provide a range of online training options and are happy to discuss those with you, according to your particular needs.

Media Training

Redbrick teaches spokespeople and their staff how to:

  • manage media calls
  • plan strong responses
  • prepare compelling messages
  • give good interviews

Participants learn how to tell their story, create interest, calm issues and sleep better.

Media Training

Training for Elected Officials

Redbrick provides training for elected officials across Ontario and in several other provinces across the country. Some of these workshops are delivered in conjunction with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, but we also offer customized virtual training and we make house calls.

If you’re interested in finding out about training and having us tailor an in-house session for your municipality, click here.

Using Social Media

It’s hard to keep up in this ever-evolving digital landscape. In this course, Redbrick teaches:

  • current social media trends
  • what they mean to communicators
  • how to navigate negative feedback
  • measuring success and more.
Issues Management

We give you tools to:

  • help you weather the storm
  • resolve your problem
  • earn trust
  • come out ahead if possible
Presentation Skills

Learn the steps to:

  • prepare and deliver a compelling presentation
  • understand the audience
  • prepare effective speaking notes
  • play to your personal strengths (and address weaknesses)
  • harness stress
  • make sure key points resonate
  • answer questions
Plain Language Communication

We teach the importance of clear communication. You will learn:

  • understanding communications objectives
  • understanding your audiences
  • understanding what generates interest
  • preparing strong messages
  • organizing information in a variety of formats
  • editing skills and shortcuts
  • communicating complex information in plain language
Change Communications

This program helps change leaders understand how to plan and implement successful change initiatives. We cover:

  • the change process
  • the key elements to successful change
  • the unique role of managers
  • barriers and how to overcome them
  • marrying communications and change management
Council Report Writing

Council reports are critical in the municipal decision-making process, but there is an art to writing them well. Strong council reports result in easier decision making, increased public trust, strengthened staff/council relationships and more.

Redbrick’s program takes participants through the stages of:
  • strategic thought and preparation
  • effective writing with practical tips and tools
  • understanding what generates interest
  • how to edit like a pro
  • what to look for when reviewing and approving reports

Each session is customized to the report template used in the municipality. We guarantee participants will come away with skills that will make them stronger communicators in all areas of work.
General Communications Skills

This course helps you become a stronger communicator. We help with:

  • understand communications best practices
  • providing strategic advice to executives
  • improving planning
  • analyzing risks and opportunities
  • identifying audiences
  • developing key messages
  • writing

For more information or to book a program, contact us here or use the form below: