Executive education calendar

Calendar of Executive short courses

Registrations are now open.
All course levels and descriptors are a guide only.

Public policy courses available by subscription:
All full day subscription courses are $1,350 (GST incl) unless otherwise specified. Classes generally include between 15-20 participants and full day courses run from 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Group discounts are available for bulk registrations of 3 or more participants. To receive the group discount, registrations must include full details of all participants attending.

Full list of courses by date is available.

These courses do not need prior knowledge or experience in public policy.

April

04-06
Apr
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy processes for practitioners: an introduction

This course will explain the policy process, including how policy issues are identified and analysed and how policy decisions are reached and communicated.

$3,000 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

April

27
Apr
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Public sector writing skills

This course will cover the rules of English usage, the principles of style, commonly misused words, and skills in the valuable art of communicating succinctly.

$750 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

May

04
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner's guide to microeconomics for the public sector

Microeconomics focuses on the decision-making of consumers, households and firms. This course is designed to give economic beginners an introduction to key microeconomic principles.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

May

05
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner's guide to macroeconomics for the public sector

This course is designed to give economic beginners an introduction to key macroeconomic principles. Macroeconomics focuses on economy-wide phenomena such as inflation, unemployment, financial crises, international trade and economic growth.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

May

11
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Art of the policy narrative

This workshop will help participants improve their skills in negotiating and crafting written policy, and learn the art of communicating policies persuasively and effectively.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

May

17
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Accelerating your policy development: applying lessons from policy success and failure

This workshop is designed for public servants who have some policy experience.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

01
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Behavioural economics of policy design: the why and how of Nudge

This module starts with using interactive experiments to introduce cognitive biases and discuss how these biases affect decision making (Kahneman, 2010: Thinking, Fast and Slow) and how this approach has changed Policy Design (Thaler and Sunstein, 2009: Nudge).

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

15
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Environmental and resource economics for non-economists

In this course, Dr Paul Burke will teach you how economic approaches can be used to improve the management of valuable, but often under-priced, environmental assets.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

19
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender analysis of public policy

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, we are proud to announce a special promotion. Quote ‘IWD2017’ to receive a 20% discount when registering.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable. Quote ‘IWD2017’ to receive a 20% discount when registering.

June

27
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Risk management and anti-corruption: building a risk culture

In the midst of growing concern about integrity within the Australian Public Service(1) this experiential learning program introduces you to tools and techniques to guide staff in making ethically sound decisions in tune with your organisation’s risk management framework.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

These courses assume some knowledge and experience in developing public policy and will explore more complex tools and concepts for building skills and competencies. Suitable for APS officers who have some familiarity and experience in public policy, but are looking to refresh or extend their skills and understanding.

May

19
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Economic growth

In this course you will examine the determinants and sources of economic growth, and learn the economic foundations and economic tools needed to consider and design economic growth policies. The course will also survey the key finding of the growth literature.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

May

26
May
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

The art of stakeholder engagement

In this course, participants will learn the art of stakeholder engagement as it applies to matters of community unease, conflict or high political sensitivity, and to policy issues of a complex or intractable nature.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

05
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Macroeconomic policy: learning principles through case studies

This one-day course will develop the skills for understanding a selection of fundamental concepts of modern macroeconomic theory and policy. Participants will learn about business cycles, international trade, capital flows and exchange rates, and about key

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

08
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Communicating in a political environment

This one-day program for senior executives in the public service provides an overview of the skills necessary to improve your presentation performance, examining your personal communication style and providing participants with a heightened awareness of the dynamics of communicating in a politica

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

June

20-21
Jun
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Essentials of cost-benefit analysis

The course will develop participants’ skills to confidently undertake a basic cost-benefit analysis of a project or policy, capably review reports prepared by consultants, and prepare regulatory impact statements.

$2,500 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

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