Courses

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
17 May 2018

2 Day Workshop

Interactive learning suitable for practitioners at all levels. Learn from experts with years of policy experience at all levels.

Co-author of the highly-acclaimed and longstanding Australia Policy Handbook, Peter Bridgman, leads a two-day immersion in policy advice and production....

Workshop
Commencement
23 May 2018

Spending decisions can be made for political reasons, but rigorous cost-benefit analysis ensures that ministers make decisions with their eyes wide open.

ANU Crawford School’s Dr Leo Dobes will help participants understand theory and practice.

“Many agencies lack the expertise to carry out...

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
24 May 2018

2 Day Workshop

Another two-day immersion, delivered by experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone, and awarded government writing educator, Sandra Hogan, this workshop will hone your skills so you and your decision-makers have confidence in your written communications.

Topics Covered:

Know the...
Workshop
Commencement
06 Jun 2018

Effective policy and implementation comes from strategic thinking and knowing how to analyse the broader policy environment.

The two-day Policy and Program Skills workshop provides the opportunity for participants to develop their analytical skills and understanding, and to step back and reflect on how...

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
06 Jun 2018

2 Day Workshop

Interactive learning suitable for practitioners at all levels. Learn from experts with years of policy experience at all levels.

Co-author of the highly-acclaimed and longstanding Australia Policy Handbook, Peter Bridgman leads a two-day immersion in policy advice and production....

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
13 Jun 2018

2 Day Workshop

Another two-day immersion, delivered by experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone, and awarded government writing educator, Sandra Hogan, this workshop will hone your skills so you and your decision-makers have confidence in your written communications.

Topics Covered:

Know the...
Workshop
Commencement
13 Jun 2018

Learn how to improve your own or others' writing by acquiring the know-how of structural editing, copy editing, and proofreading in the workplace.

This half-day course includes introductions to the following:

The structural editing process: developing a strong internal structure for documents. This...

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
18 Jun 2018

2 Day Workshop

Sound policy process can become elusive.

Learn the practical application of specially adapted project management tools and methodologies to achieve good policy and program development and to deliver better policy and program outcomes. Work with project management expert...

Workshop
Commencement
26 Jun 2018

BehaviourWorks Australia team will give participants the opportunity to apply new knowledge, skills and tools to their current projects and programs.

“So much government activity is about behaviour change,” according to Dr Liam Smith. “We increase the odds of success by opening up new...

Workshop
Enrolment
2018
Commencement
26 Jun 2018

2 Day Workshop

Our program combines a comprehensive research foundation with practical exercises to embed evaluation practice in policy practitioners' and program developers' work. Essential to evidence-informed policy and critical to any program planning and development. Important to anyone who wants to design...

Workshop
Commencement
14 Aug 2018

In this workshop, Dr Nick Fleming draws on his 20-plus years of international experience to bring a fresh, insightful and empowering approach to solving problems in government. “Designing and delivering a government policy or project is typically a complex problem,” Dr Fleming says. “I want...

Workshop
Commencement
21 Aug 2018

Dr Christine Nixon (Monash University Deputy Chancellor and former Victoria Police Chief Commissioner) and Professor Amanda Sinclair (Melbourne Business School Fellow and author on leadership) will encourage participants to share experiences, and to learn how to lead change while looking after themselves and others in...

Workshop
Commencement
05 Sep 2018

Dr Argyrous and Professor Rogers will help you understand the conceptual and practical issues involved in evaluating public sector policies and programs, and evaluation’s role as a key tool for decision-makers.

“Governments now require greater scrutiny and assessment of public sector programs to determine...

Workshop
Commencement
01 Oct 2018

Professor Dana Born – a lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and distinguished former military leader – will help participants in this two-day workshop understand their personal story, how to lead effectively and how to find leadership purpose.

“Each of us...

Workshop
Commencement
10 Oct 2018

Communicate for impact and influence will help participants develop confidence and skills to tell a compelling evidence-based narrative with the power to influence change in all aspects of working life.

This interactive two-day workshop is being led by Dr Zina O’Leary and executive voice...