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Policy (1) and Policy (2)

Policy 1: Identifying the problem and engaging with stakeholders

Policy 2: Developing options and implementing policy

Date: 4th - 5th June 2024
Venue: “Virtual” platform delivery

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Date: 23rd - 24th July 2024
Venue: “Virtual” platform delivery

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The Institute of Leadership

The Institute of Leadership has approved this training course. The Institute combines years of research, knowledge and innovation to champion the leadership agenda for alL and since 1947 they have carried out extensive research into the knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviours and values of great leadership. Based on The Institute's core leadership values, this course meets the standard that enables learners who have completed to access the following benefits:

  • Membership of The Institute of Leadership will be in receipt of an ICPS/The Institute joint Certificate of achievement for the course
  • Access to a raft of resources to help you with your continuing professional development, including an award-winning library of e-learning content
  • A community of over 70,000 members worldwide enabling you to collaborate and grow your knowledge and skills
  • Receipt of weekly news updates, podcasts and cutting-edge research and a monthly published journal and invitations to topical webinars
  • Authorisation to use approved letters AMInstL (Associate Member of The Institute of Leadership) after your name for business correspondence

Policy (1) Identifying the problem and engaging with stakeholders

The objective of these course of Policy (1): is to support policy makers to meet the needs of the Modern Policy Profession; this modules focus on identifying the problem, gathering evidence and identifying and engaging with stakeholders. They will provide you with the tools and techniques to guide you through the early stages of the policy cycle.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the need to consider the policy problem
  • Understand how to identify and communicate with stakeholders
  • Understand the range of influence of stakeholders and how to utilise it
  • Understand the need for evidence and techniques to gather it
  • Understand how to apply a range of creative thinking techniques to a policy problem in order to develop and present policy options

Policy (2) Developing options and implementing policy

The objective of these course of Policy (2): Supporting policy makers meet the needs of the Modern Policy Profession; this module focuses on identifying and developing policy options, the need for robust delivery planning and evaluation. It will provide you with tools and techniques to guide you through these stages of the policy cycle.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to apply a range of creative thinking techniques to a policy problem in order to develop and present policy options
  • Understand how to appraise options using a variety of tools
  • Understand the complexity of delivering policy and the need to use and understand delivery partners
  • Understand how to plan for evaluation of policy


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Comments & Views

"The course met all of my objectives. The section on Policy design was very interesting and informative."

Charlotte Dann (BEIS)

"A great mix of practical advice and background information. Thank you!"

Andy Challis, Proskills UK

"really like this content as well - very complete and touches all aspect of the policy development - again, thanks for sharing this information"

Office of the Chief Information Officer Canada

"This was by far the best virtual training session I have completed, the trainer was interesting and made the information easy to understand. The course started on time and finished accordingly."

HMPPS

"This is probably the best course I have ever attended. Delivered at exactly the right pace, excellent content, excellent facilitator. Even though I am not a civil servants this was delivered in a way that I could find application to my work"

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"As a new person to policy, I wanted to gain a better understand of how it works, the tools to use and the wide range of factors that need to be considered when developing policy options. I thought todays session really helped with that."

DWP

"Very valuable insight, thank you!! You've equipped us with a toolkit to keep in mind whilst also being mindful to the challenges faced when applying theory."

Agenzija Sapport

"There were a great deal of good examples and illustrations that helped embed learning of what could otherwise have been a very technical material."

UKCISA