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Executive education calendar

The Executive education courses are divided into four themes as described below:

Policy Essentials

Build the necessary technical and strategic expertise to ensure you realise your potential to contribute to a prosperous and secure world.

Economics, Data Analysis and Decision Making

Learn new techniques, using the wealth of newly-available data, to analyse social problems and enhance citizen wellbeing in the face of economic and environmental change.

Skills for Future Leaders

Develop the essential skills to meet the challenges of our new age; cultivating empathy and emotional competence, developing trust with citizens and stakeholders, and building resilience within your organisations.

Public Sector Leadership for Senior Executives

Cultivate a high-performing mind to solve complex and unfamiliar problems enabling you to accept, adapt and lead through the uncertainty ahead.

Full list of courses by date is available or you can filter by course type below.

Policy Essentials

March

07-21
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials series

This series includes the following courses:

Before/by 7 February 2022: $2,195

After 7 February 2022: $2,495

Group discounts available.

Just 7 seats remaining

07
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy

This course is for those who are relatively new to policy work, aspiring to work in policy areas or wanting to understand how to link implementation and policy more closely.

Before/by 7 February 2022: $1,195

After 7 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

March

15
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Fundamentals of Intergovernmental Management

Officials play a vital role in supporting the federal system and its functions. But there’s no how-to manual for this important role; the rules, whether formal or informal, have to be learned ‘on the job’.

Before/by 15 February 2022: $1,195

After 15 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

March

16
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Qualitative research methods

This short course is a practical introduction to scholarly qualitative research for policymaking, with a focus on designing, conducting and analysing interviews and focus groups. It asks and answers four core questions:

Before/by 16 February 2022: $1,195

After 16 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

March

21
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: using evidence and data for good policy design and implementation

This course builds on Policy Essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy to help participants to identify and deal with the challe

Before/by 21 February 2022: $1,195

After 21 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

April

26
Apr
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Systems thinking and behavioural insights for strategic policy development

Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging.

Before/by 26 March 2022: $1,195

After 26 March 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

26-16
Apr
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic policy fundamentals series

This series includes the following courses:

Before/by 26 March 2022: $2,195

After 26 March 2022: $2,495

Group discounts available.

May

09
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to microeconomics for the public sector

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

Before/by 9 April 2022: $1,195

After 9 April 2022: $1,495

OR

09
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner's guide to economics for the public sector series

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

Before/by 9 April 2022: $2,195

After 9 April 2022: $2,495

May

16
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Implementation science for strategic policy development

Improve strategic policy design through a greater understanding of implementation science.

Before/by 16 April 2022: $1,195

After 16 April 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

May

23
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to macroeconomics for the public sector

This course takes you through the basic concepts of macroeconomics including: economic output, productivity, growth, inflation, foreign investment and trade. Participants will learn about aggregate economic statistics frequently used by government and media.

Before/by 23 April 2022: $1,195

After 23 April 2022: $1,495

OR

July

18
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Expert communication for stakeholder engagement

Effective communication is at the heart of good public policy. It is the foundation for successfully engaging stakeholders to ensure that policies are better informed, realistic, citizen-centred, broadly supported and well implemented.

Before/by 18 June 2022: $1,195

After 18 June 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

TBA

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 1 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 2 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Introduction to resilience: theory and practice

In our globalised society, people and organisations need to deal with increasingly frequent and severe shocks and stresses. This makes resilience crucial for anyone designing and implementing policy in our today’s complex world.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender analysis of public policy

This unique course will equip participants to engage in gender analysis of diverse public policy fields, including understanding concepts and methods to identify and address the differential impact of policy and its funding on both men and women.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy evaluation

Policy evaluations are important for evidence-based decision-making. Policymakers need an understanding of the policies that worked, and those that haven’t, to make informed decisions.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Foresighting skills to design and implement adaptive practices

Back from the future: How to use foresight and systems thinking to develop adaptive capacity

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: accelerating your policy development

This course draws on research insights and examples from major social policy reforms to demonstrate the features of policy success and failure, and to show how sometimes both are evident in the one policy.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy models at 20 paces: how does policy 'really' work?

Understanding how policy-making really works has spawned rich debates amongst academics and practitioners over the years with considerable controversy and argument about:

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy

This course is for those who are relatively new to policy work, aspiring to work in policy areas or wanting to understand how to link implementation and policy more closely.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: using evidence and data for good policy design and implementation

This course builds on Policy Essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy to help participants to identify and deal with the challenges i

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Political marketing in practice

Political marketing in practice: understanding the public, strategising, communicating and delivering in government and politics

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Measuring multi-dimensional poverty to inform policy

To respond to poverty, policy must be informed by robust data that are fit for purpose. Currently, poverty data are in a state of flux as the limitations of traditional approaches are recognised. Household level data are insensitive to gender and other differences among household members.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Podcasting for policymakers

Podcasting is in a golden age of growth. But the barriers to entry can look pretty daunting. Fear not! Your friendly ANU podcasting experts are here to help you to get started podcasting or to make your existing pod even better.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Systems thinking and behavioural insights for strategic policy development

Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Implementation science for strategic policy development

Improve strategic policy design through a greater understanding of implementation science.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic policy fundamentals series

This series includes the following courses:

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials series

This series includes the following courses:

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

A behavioural science approach to communication

This workshop has been specially developed to enhance leaders and managers capacity to converse with greater influence.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic roadmapping

Learn to translate departmental goals and government priorities into pragmatic, benchmarked and achievable opportunities.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy evaluation series

This Series will reveal the ‘how to’ of policy evaluation. Learn how to quantify policy impact and use evidence - about what works, and what doesn’t. Evidence is crucial for maximising impact, saving money and helping policy makers avoid unintended consequences.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Quantifying policy impact using randomized control trials

How can you know with certainty whether policies and programs are having their intended impact? There’s no simpler or more powerful tool for finding out than a Randomised Control Trial (RCT). RCTs help build evidence about what works – and what doesn’t.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy evaluation: understanding the evaluation process

What the main factors that need to be considered when implementing an evaluation of public policies and what approaches should be used?

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emergent leadership series (extended)

Join us for this Series to build competence and confidence to lead and manage in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

The series includes:

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic public sector leadership (extended)

Strategic Public Sector Leadership: impacting wellbeing, performance & productivity in the modern workplace.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender mainstreaming in development projects, programs and organisations

This course aims to enable its participants with cutting-edge hands-on analytical tools of gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in the context of development. The course takes an approach that is critical, hands-on, and inclusive.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender analysis of development projects and programs

This course aims to enable its participants with cutting-edge hands-on analytical tools of gender analysis in the context of development. The course takes an approach that is critical, hands-on, and inclusive.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender Mainstreaming Series

This course aims to enable its participants with cutting-edge hands-on analytical tools of gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in the context of development. The course takes an approach that is critical, hands-on, and inclusive.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to microeconomics for the public sector

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to macroeconomics for the public sector

This course takes you through the basic concepts of macroeconomics including: economic output, productivity, growth, inflation, foreign investment and trade. Participants will learn about aggregate economic statistics frequently used by government and media.

Economics, Data Analysis and Decision Making

March

16
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Qualitative research methods

This short course is a practical introduction to scholarly qualitative research for policymaking, with a focus on designing, conducting and analysing interviews and focus groups. It asks and answers four core questions:

Before/by 16 February 2022: $1,195

After 16 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

March

21
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

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

What if you could help people make good life decisions through a little ‘nudge’? As policymakers, encouraging people to make the right choices about their health, wealth and overall well-being can be challenging.

Before/by 28 February 2022: $1,195

After 28 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

May

09
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to microeconomics for the public sector

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

Before/by 9 April 2022: $1,195

After 9 April 2022: $1,495

OR

09
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner's guide to economics for the public sector series

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

Before/by 9 April 2022: $2,195

After 9 April 2022: $2,495

May

23
May
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to macroeconomics for the public sector

This course takes you through the basic concepts of macroeconomics including: economic output, productivity, growth, inflation, foreign investment and trade. Participants will learn about aggregate economic statistics frequently used by government and media.

Before/by 23 April 2022: $1,195

After 23 April 2022: $1,495

OR

TBA

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Introduction to the economics of tax policy

Governments provide essential services and play an important role in a modern, advanced economy. Paying for government activities requires revenue and this mostly comes from taxation. So what should we tax and how should we tax it?

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender analysis of public policy

This unique course will equip participants to engage in gender analysis of diverse public policy fields, including understanding concepts and methods to identify and address the differential impact of policy and its funding on both men and women.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Economic growth

Note: This course is not currently available for intake. Please contact csee@anu.edu.au for more information

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy evaluation

Policy evaluations are important for evidence-based decision-making. Policymakers need an understanding of the policies that worked, and those that haven’t, to make informed decisions.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Decision-making: using complex data

This course will discuss a range of analytical techniques that can be used to answer key policy questions. Participants will learn how to measure the impact of policy and whether or not a particular policy improves individuals’ lives.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Economics of labour markets

This course will develop your skills to understand basic theoretical and empirical concepts of labour economics.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Big data in the public sector

The possibility of using big data in combination with machine learning algorithms creates a range of challenges and opportunities for policymakers.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials: using evidence and data for good policy design and implementation

This course builds on Policy Essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy to help participants to identify and deal with the challenges i

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Behavioural economics: concepts, tools and applications

This course will provide an introduction to the methods used in behavioural economics.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to microeconomics for the public sector

Course participants will develop an understanding of the key insights from economics and how they can be applied in policy and government settings.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Beginner’s guide to macroeconomics for the public sector

This course takes you through the basic concepts of macroeconomics including: economic output, productivity, growth, inflation, foreign investment and trade. Participants will learn about aggregate economic statistics frequently used by government and media.

Skills for Future Leaders

March

21
Mar
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

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

What if you could help people make good life decisions through a little ‘nudge’? As policymakers, encouraging people to make the right choices about their health, wealth and overall well-being can be challenging.

Before/by 28 February 2022: $1,195

After 28 February 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

July

11
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Adaptive thinking for complex policy development

Frameworks and processes to understand and enable adaptive change in complex and uncertain policy environments.

How to lead and manage in a complex and uncertain business landscape.

Before/by 11 June 2022: $1,195

After 11 June 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

11-18
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emergent leadership series

Join us for this series to build competence and confidence to lead and manage in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

The Series includes:

Before/by 11 June 2022: $2,195

After 11 June 2022: $2,495

Group discounts available.

July

18
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Expert communication for stakeholder engagement

Effective communication is at the heart of good public policy. It is the foundation for successfully engaging stakeholders to ensure that policies are better informed, realistic, citizen-centred, broadly supported and well implemented.

Before/by 18 June 2022: $1,195

After 18 June 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

August

18
Aug
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic thinking and planning in a complex and uncertain world

How to develop strategy in a complex and uncertain landscape

Before/by 18 July 2022: $1,195

After 18 July 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

TBA

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Ethics and public sector work

In the midst of debate about corruption and misconduct in public and private sector organisations, coupled with fluctuating trust in institutions from government agencies to big businesses like the banking sector, understanding ethics and ethical codes and behaving ethically are essential skills

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 1 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 2 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Introduction to resilience: theory and practice

In our globalised society, people and organisations need to deal with increasingly frequent and severe shocks and stresses. This makes resilience crucial for anyone designing and implementing policy in our today’s complex world.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Excellence in public sector leadership

This award winning* course has been specially developed for public sector executives and leaders interested in achieving leadership excellence through their role.

Public Sector Leadership for Senior Executives

July

11
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Adaptive thinking for complex policy development

Frameworks and processes to understand and enable adaptive change in complex and uncertain policy environments.

How to lead and manage in a complex and uncertain business landscape.

Before/by 11 June 2022: $1,195

After 11 June 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

11-18
Jul
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emergent leadership series

Join us for this series to build competence and confidence to lead and manage in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

The Series includes:

Before/by 11 June 2022: $2,195

After 11 June 2022: $2,495

Group discounts available.

August

18
Aug
2022

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic thinking and planning in a complex and uncertain world

How to develop strategy in a complex and uncertain landscape

Before/by 18 July 2022: $1,195

After 18 July 2022: $1,495

Group discounts available.

TBA

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Ethics and public sector work

In the midst of debate about corruption and misconduct in public and private sector organisations, coupled with fluctuating trust in institutions from government agencies to big businesses like the banking sector, understanding ethics and ethical codes and behaving ethically are essential skills

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 1 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Emotional competence at work (Day 2 of 2)

Emotional competence has been widely demonstrated to be a critical factor for individual and team performance across the spectrum of working life.

--
TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Excellence in public sector leadership

This award winning* course has been specially developed for public sector executives and leaders interested in achieving leadership excellence through their role.

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TBA

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

How China's policies are made

China’s growth is mediated, regulated, overseen and guided by a wide array of policymakers, institutions, rules, and bodies, all of whom reform and guide China’s economy and help China interact with the region and the world.

Please view Crawford School Cancellation Policy for further information.

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