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Public Policy and Programs – The Essentials

Monday, July 29, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, July 30, 2019 (All day)
Canberra ACT

Strategic and effective policy-making involves using the right tools and techniques for the problem at hand and connecting the work into the broader context and political framework. Be introduced to a range of conceptual models and practical applications that support stronger analytical insight into policy and program development, design and delivery.

Refreshing your skills and exploring the complexities of government policy and programs in an interactive learning environment alongside your peers will help you make a positive impact in your own work environment.

What will you learn?

  • Being strategic about the policy process
  • Policy analysis and option development
  • An understanding of the ‘policy cycle’
  • Policy design for effective implementation
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic capacity building for policy-making
  • Applying different kinds of evidence in policy advice.

Who should register?

  • Officers or managers in roles involving policy or program development, design and delivery. 
  • People working outside of policy roles who want to be exposed to how policy works.

Who will lead the course?

Dr Chris Walker – Deputy Dean (University Relations) at ANZSOG. Dr Walker is an experienced public service practitioner, having worked in senior executive and policy positions across numerous public sector agencies including health, road transport, rail safety and the Cabinet Office. Read Dr Walker's biography. 

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