Aim & Objectives
Developing a strong and effective policy proposal can make the difference between the success and failure of a policy. It ensures deadlines are met and maintained within budget, and enables the implementation of a successful policy.
Removing the complexity of industry jargon and demystifying the intricacy of policy development this course has been curated to introduce delegates to the essential skills required for policy development, and to lay the foundations to progress policy design.
This course will allow delegates to map out the policy development process whilst implementing tools and techniques to ensure policies remain on time and within budget. Keeping in mind the policy aims this seminar will provide resources to assess various policy decisions and their efficacy for creating a strong policy.
Who should attend?
An essential course for anyone working in roles that require an understanding of policy creation in both the public and private sector.
Benefits of attending the course
By attending this course delegates will be able to:
Tony is an expert on management, policy, regulation and strategy issues and has used this expertise working as a training consultant since he left the UK Civil Service in 2010. His government leadership roles included Head of Strategy and Communications for the Joint Trade Policy Unit (a combined Department for International Development / Department for Business team) and Deputy Director of the internal training team at the Department for Business.
Since Tony became a freelance training consultant he has trained people in policy making best practice and better regulation across the UK and overseas (including Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Guernsey, Ireland, Kenya, Malta and South Africa). His in-depth training has enabled many organisations to improve their policies and strategies. Tony also facilitates training on leadership and management e.g. he delivers training on coaching skills for managers in the UK and has provided it for people in Dubai. Other subjects that Tony covers include confidence and impact, economics, feedback skills, handling difficult people, speechwriting, strategic management, time management and unlocking potential. Tony has a Masters degree in organisation development and holds qualifications in coaching (Certificate in Executive Coaching), training (CIPD Certificate in Training Practice), project management (PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
09.00 Coffee and Registration
09.15 Introduction of the Day
09.30 Overview of the Policy Context
10.00 Frameworks and Techniques for Policy Development
11.00 Morning Coffee
11.15 Analysis and Use of Evidence
12.15 Proposing Policy Options
14.00 Methods for Policy Appraisal and Evaluation
15.00 Afternoon Break
15.15 Policy and Reality
16.15 Final Questions and Discussions
16.45 Course Close