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Surviving and Thriving in your Policy Ecosystem - PGW1M/17

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Clifton’s Training Centre

Level 1, 440 Collins St.

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Policy professionals working in associations and charities.

THIS PROGRAM WILL HELP YOU:

  • Define policy issues more clearly

  • Identify stakeholders and their perspectives and consider these in your advocacy work

  • Use collaborative methods to achieve mutual benefits for key policy actors in your field

  • Network with peers to form interdisciplinary communities of interest

  • Recognise and create policy windows in which more effective action can be taken

  • Develop a ‘menu’ of policy responses to choose from as circumstances demand

SESSION CONTENTS

1. Mapping your policy ecosystem

  • Everything’s connected … the systems view
  • Problem solving role
  • Defining your problem focus
  • Mapping stakeholders and issues
  • Who are your stakeholders and what drives them?
  • Limitations of stakeholder mapping

2. Stakeholder engagement

  • First establish context
  • Information sources and ‘desktop mapping’
  • Interviews and focus groups
  • Points / methods of engagement & alignment
  • Collective policy development and advocacy
  • Sustaining relationships & refining the advocacy plan

3. Sacred and Profane policy

  • The policy cycle in government
  • Top down versus socially constructed policy making
  • Collective impact methods / Co-Design
  • Back-casting and Forecasting
  • Advocacy Networking
  • Policy with Purpose

4. Analysis and action – top tips

  • The role of the policy worker
  • Who are your peers?
  • Monitoring your policy environment
  • Analytic methods – including countering ‘truthiness’
  • Proactive and opportunistic policy
  • Policy activities and campaigns

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

The Cliftons Fresh menu caters for all dietary requirements, with a variety of options to choose from. See

https://www.cliftons.com/services/event-catering/cliftons-fresh-food

CHARITY DISCOUNT

10% off standard registration fee for delegates from ACNC registered charities.

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Level 1, 440 Collins St.

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Australia

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