Praxeum NZ Key notes This 20 week Public Policy 101 course may be for you if you want hands-on advice and
1. Are already a policy analyst but want to boost your career.
20 week programme
Week 1: Understand:
Weeks 2 & 3: Understand:
Weeks 4 to 6: Understand how to consider all aspects of a problem definition, gap analysis, research, constraints and context. Start to develop intervention logic and understand the power of modelling.
Weeks 7 to 9: Understand policy methodologies and how to develop policy options.
Consider intervention logic, supply and demand, the regulatory continuum, using a regulatory impact assessment (RIS) approach and more. Develop options with Treaty, te ao Māori, gender and cultural competency frameworks front and centre.
Weeks 10 to 12: Understand how to evaluate policy options.
We will cover SWOT, evaluation criteria, exogenous effects, human behaviour, price and income elasticities, unintended consequences, who/what is impacted, cost benefit modelling, types of efficiency and more. Evaluate options with Treaty, te ao Māori, gender and cultural competency frameworks front and centre.
Weeks 13 to 15: Understand the role of regulatory policy, the importance of not ‘setting and forgetting’, how to prevent regulatory failure, and when and how to do cost recovery.
Weeks 16 & 17: Understand ways to influence and persuade the audience of your policy work. Learn some tips and tricks of writing to persuade. Look at the different ways in which you influence and persuade – e.g. issues and options papers, think pieces, briefings, Cabinet papers, RIS, CRIS, budget bids and business cases – and when to use them.
Week 18: Understand the difficult environment of people that is policy analysis, policy advice, the policy process, the public sector, and the government.
Weeks 19 & 20: Use all of the tools you have learned and write a compelling paper for managers and Ministers. Review your work using the Policy Quality Framework developed by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC).
Course 2020.1 – Booking needs to be paid for by 20 December 2019.
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Course 2020.2 –
ANGELA YEOMAN Managing Director
027 281 2380
February 3 (Monday) 9:30 am - April 10 (Friday) 3:00 pm