• Dynamic Regulation – Regulating for Now and the Future

    Effective regulation is vital to protect consumers, society, health, the economy and the environment. At the same time there is a need to manage the cost of regulation - e.g. the cost of operating regulation and also...

    • Posted March 9, 2021
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  • The Strategic Policy Maker’s Toolkit: Two-Day Training Seminar

    To succeed, governments and the officials supporting them need to understand how to make good decisions using the best available evidence. They need to choose options that can be delivered effectively. This is what policy-making is all...

    • Posted March 9, 2021
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  • Negotiation Skills for the Virtual World

    This live virtual training seminar covers being effective in negotiations with others who may take a different view or seek alternative outcomes. It provides a practical and interactive approach to using influence when consulting with stakeholders and...

    • Posted March 8, 2021
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  • Project Planning: Methods for Moving Seamlessly from Strategy to Delivery

    A lack of effective project management is one of the most common reasons why strategies and policies fail to be delivered successfully. This course distils the essentials of project planning into a very interactive course that will...

    • Posted March 8, 2021
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  • Beyond Strategic Thinking: Three Dimensions of Success

    So you understand the importance of achieving and maintaining a shared vision of the future in your organisation; you probably know about key strategy tools such as SWOT and PESTLE. Maybe you have a strategic plan....

    • Posted March 8, 2021
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  • Creating and Growing a Productive Team: Interviewer Skills

    This course will help you assess your organisation’s procedures and guidance. Recognise how you and your organisation can improve best practise in your recruitment processes, and how you can best apply these in the current context of...

    • Posted March 1, 2021
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  • Political Thinking

    The workshop will explore the concept of political thinking, what it is, what it is used for, and why it is useful for you in your professional role. It will enable you to build a framework for...

    • Posted March 1, 2021
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  • Strategic Implementation and Delivery – A Practical Guide

    A strategy is only as good as its implementation. This course considers the challenge of strategic policy with an emphasis on implementation and delivery. It guides you through a series of questions and tools that will enable...

    • Posted March 1, 2021
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  • The Five Principles of Strategic Communication

    Every organisation needs to engage – with staff and stakeholders, with the media, with government and regulators, and with the public. But too often, communications are tactical, responsive and fragmented. Strategic Communications is about building engagement that...

    • Posted March 1, 2021
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  • Delivering Public Good through Policy

    Achieving the successful delivery of public good by means of policy intervention is one of the primary rationales for the existence of the civil service and the wider public service. Public good underpins and even defines the...

    • Posted February 26, 2021
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