This course instructs delegates in policy- making, which includes analysis, costing and implementation stages. Each stage requires different skills, which delegates will explore according to their individual interests.
Who Should Attend?
Delegates in public and private organisations and institutions who are involved in, or could become involved in, policy-making.
Delegates will gain knowledge and skills to:
- Establish feedback loops for the analysis of policy performance using best-practices in commonwealth countries
- Set up localised pilot schemes for new policy initiatives
- Establish bids from subordinate administration for central government financial delivery of targeted social, infrastructure or economic courses
- Implement a process of policy analysis
- Understand the role of research, commissioning research and research based policy making
- Contribute to the idea of good governance
- Provide measures for greater transparency in policy-making
- Use effective analytical tools and efficient monitoring processes
- Examine the control mechanisms necessary for effective management of national policy
- Develop skill sets for policy making at varied levels: global (e.g., UN level) capacity, international aspirations (e.g., AU, Arab League, ASEAN), national aims (sovereign government), devolved powers (local administration