This course aims to provide delegates with the analytical tools necessary for understanding the nature of policy making. Policy making involves several stages including analysis, costing and implementation. Each stage requires different skills, which delegates will explore according to their individual interests.
Who Should Attend?
This course benefits 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 programmes
- Implement a process of policy analysis
- Understand the role of research, commissioning research and research-based policy making
Key Course Highlights
- Contribute to the idea of good governance
- Provide measures for greater transparency in policy making
- Exposure to effective analytical tools and efficient monitoring processes
- Examining the control mechanisms necessary for effective management of national policy
- Developing 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)