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Writing Policy Documents

Writing Policy Documents

Develop the necessary knowledge and skills required to produce effective, high quality policy documents.

This one-day course is part of IPAA’s popular suite of practical policy courses for the public sector.  The course covers policy making in the public sector context and identifies the range of policy documents public sector employees may be required to prepare.

It also includes practical exercises in designing and preparing policy documents.  The course will be most helpful if you have some experience in policy development in the public or not for profit sector.  The course will assist you to develop skills required to produce effective, high quality policy documents.

Course Content
  • Identify when a policy can be useful and what policy documents should be developed
  • Identify the range of policy documents used in government
  • Learn the key features of the policy cycle and how to use this methodology
  • Work through the process to develop a policy statement or proposal
  • Learn the key features of effective policy documents
  • Critique key features of effective policy documents
Course Outcomes

By the end of this course attendees should be able to:

  • understand the different types of policy documents in relation to the policy cycle
  • identify the key features of a good policy document
  • identify key processes followed to develop a policy draft
  • understand the quality control issues
Benefits to your Organisation
  • you will produce more effective policy documents
  • you will understand when a policy document is needed
  • you will understand how to write for a range of audiences from Ministers to the general public
Benefits to You
  • you will produce more effective policy documents
  • you will understand the different types of policy documents used in government
  • you will understand the process involved in developing a policy statement, proposal or initiative
Susan was an excellent facilitator. very experienced and allowed a high level of interaction and engagement. This workshop was very informative and built on principles of the ‘Intro to Policy Work’ course.

Writing Policy Documents

Date/s, Time & Venue

31 May 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Online (Virtual Classroom)
12 Jun 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Face-to-face (Perth CBD)
24 Jul 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Online (Virtual Classroom)
16 Sep 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Face-to-face (Perth CBD)
13 Nov 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Face-to-face (Perth CBD)

Career Stage

Team Members

Category

Government & Policy

Class Size

Maximum 20

Facilitator(s)

Cost

Prices exclude GST and are subject to change

Individual Member
Face-to-face
$488.00
Corporate Member
Face-to-face
$535.00
Non-Member
Face-to-face
$646.00
Individual Member (Online)
Online Virtual Classroom
$415.00
Corporate Member (Online)
Online Virtual Classroom
$462.00
Non-Member (Online)
Online Virtual Classroom
$572.00
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