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Short course

Tools and Skills for Policy Practitioners

Leadership Centre, Elizabeth Street: 
Course Commencement Date
18 Feb 2020

Co-author of the highly-acclaimed and longstanding Australia 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. 

  • 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

Free copy of The Australian Policy Handbook

Course Cost
$2, 290 per person. Early bird rate of $2, 090 with registration and payment before 17 January 2020
Course Organisation
Policy Skills
Course Contact Person
Nonie Malone
Course Contact Email