A comprehensive workshop to advance your skills as a policy officer
- Fundamentals of policy analysis for successful implementation
- Tools and techniques to deliver key policy outcomes
- Successful policy project management, from concept to implementation
- Contingency planning and how to effectively mitigate risk
DirectorThe Clear English Company
Policy analysis and development
- Policy-making models - cycles, systems and other constructs
- The real world - impediments, interruptions and timing
- Expecting the unexpected
- Use logic models to build understanding to map policy trajectories
What's the logic of your policy?
- Identifying policy problems - what are the outcomes we want??
- Understanding context, politics and agendas
- Framing policy issues and developing a theory of change
- Wicked problems and policy experimentation
Evaluation and evaluative thinking
- Essential skills and tools for policy analysis
- Identify pitfalls and manage risk
- Identify measurable indicators of success at each stage of the policy cycle
Plotting for success - Collaboration and communication
- Combine regulatory, economic and social instruments to achieve a desired outcome
- Build key relationships and tapping expertise
- Working with service providers and program managers
- Making your case - communicate policy issues and ideas to achieve a favourable outcome
Carolyn Page Director The Clear English Company
Project management within the public policy space
- What is “policy project management” and why is it important?
- What is involved with policy project management?
- Managing for complexity in policy project management
Policy project management - Tools and principles
- Using an evidence based approach
- Inclusive consultation - make it real and effective
- Success and failure factors
Implementation and review
- What does policy success look like?
- Good monitoring and evaluation of policy projects
Rob Richards Director Evidentiary
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Level 13, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
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