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The Accidental Policy Worker - PGW3S/17

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Clifton’s Training Centre

Level 13, 60 Margaret St.

Sydney, NSW 2000

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Policy professionals working in associations and charities, especially those without formal policy training.

THIS PROGRAM WILL HELP YOU:

  • Recognise your role within your organisation and the policy community

  • Gain insights into the technical work and management of relationships required for effective policy work

  • Understand the roles and perspectives of key policy actors so you can deal with them more effectively

  • Affirm your essential policy skill set and consolidate those skills

  • Devise practical plans for your next advocacy campaign

  • Maintain meaningful engagement in your work

SESSION CONTENTS

1. Policy instruments, roles and functions

  • Defining policy and policy work
  • Roles and functions of the policy worker
  • Government policy instruments
  • Technical roles:
- intelligence gathering
- key facts and figures
- analysis
- key point summaries and position statements
- briefing notes
- submission preparation
  • Advocacy and networking roles:
- Client advocacy
- Issue advocacy

2. Policy conventions and protocols

  • 1:3:25 page approach to Issues or White Papers
  • Policy briefings - Key point summaries
  • Media briefing notes
  • Policy theories and perspectives
  • Dealing with Government and Opposition politicians within their policy cycle
  • Dealing with Government Departments

3. Basic policy skills and tools

  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Issue mapping and analysis
  • Knowledge management
  • Understanding government systems and processes
  • Engaging with your policy communitY

4. Purposeful policy work

  • Rating and ranking priorities - weekly review
  • Aligning with your organisational mission and strategy
  • Juggling competing demands and prioritising around your strategy
  • Policy hazards to avoid
  • Policy resilience – personal and organisational

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 13, 60 Margaret St.

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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