The Preparation of operational documents is an
essential part of professional training in Commercial
Diplomacy. It requires students to integrate what they
know and their analysis of an issue within the
operational context of the documents that are the essential tools of
A sample of documents, which were prepared by
professionals in the field, are an essential tool in teaching students
how to write such documents. It gives them an idea what such documents
look like, what they contain, and what makes them effective.
Students also learn how different countries and cultures handle
operational documents presented here provide a sample of documents such
as public policy statements, strategy papers, briefing memoranda, press
releases, cables, public testimony, and speeches that reflect best
professional practice in the field.
Over time, the inventory will be expanded to include documents
representative of a wide range of countries and cultures, and cover the
full range of issues addressed by commercial diplomats.