Course
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Tools and skills for policy practitioners

Brisbane
Workshop

2 Day Workshop: In-person and remote connection places available.

Co-author of the highly-acclaimed and longstanding Australian Policy Handbook, Peter Bridgman leads a two-day immersion in policy advice and production. Along with experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone, this is a workshop delivered by practitioners, not academics, and tailored to the work on your desk right now.

This two day workshop includes interactive learning suitable for practitioners at all levels. Learn from experts with years of policy experience at all levels.

Topics covered:

  • Develop new policy skills and build on your existing skills
  • Understand why developing policy advice is hard
  • Come away with new tools and frameworks to improve your analysis
  • Navigate the complex policy environment
  • Distinguish the elements of good policy and learn from policy failure
  • Know how to engage stakeholders effectively
  • See how policy practitioners lead and manage policy
  • Develop confidence in planning and execution for effective implementation and evaluation
  • Explore the interface between research, evidence, analysis, implementation and evaluation
  • Know how to balance control and flexibility to deal with uncertainty

You will also receive a free copy of The Australian Policy Handbook.

In-person delivery is at a venue with a current and comprehensive COVID-19 safe plan in place. Remote delivery places are also available.