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.

September

05
Sep
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Public sector writing skills

This course covers 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.

September

12
Sep
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Demystifying statistics

This practical course will help you learn more about the statistics you use, and give you the skills and confidence to use them.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

September

21
Sep
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

NeuroLeadership 101

This program provides an introduction to the core concepts, organising principles, and frameworks that help you manage with the brain in mind. You will learn about neuroleadership and how it applies to your role as a leader or developing leader in the organisation.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

09-10
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Understanding inequalities: global and national dimensions

This course introduces participants to contemporary debates about economic inequalities (income and wealth) and their wider social and economic impacts, including health and education outcomes, gender dimensions and labour market and locational issues.

$2,500 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

17
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials 1: understanding the process

This course will explain how policy is made at the national level, highlighting the centrality of the Budget cycle and the importance of understanding your minister and the government for whom you work.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

18
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Policy essentials 2: using evidence and data

This course will explore how to critique evidence when you are not an expert and have little time, and how to communicate evidence for greatest policy impact. The participants will be given an opportunity to rework the presentation of data or evidence from their own policy area.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

24
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Understanding Chinese policy-making

This course introduces participants to the policymaking architecture of the People’s Republic of China, including the formal and informal mechanisms through which policy is formulated, coordinated and implemented.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

November

07
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Stakeholder analysis

This course will introduce participants to the theory and practice of stakeholder analysis. Stakeholder analysis originates from management theory. It can be used by companies and public sector agencies in a range of policy areas, from health to natural resource management.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

November

09
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Ethics at work and in leadership

In the midst of growing concern about integrity within the Australian Public Service1 this experiential learning program introduces you to tools and techniques that guide staff and leaders in making ethically sound decisions.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable

November

14
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Strategic policy development

This course will explore capabilities identified as essential for strategic policy design, development and implementation, and challenges faced by policymakers in delivering effective strategic policy.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

November

16
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

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

This course will explain how nudge theory and behavioural economics have been used in the public service and what opportunities there are for you to use them in your policy-making and evaluation.

$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.

October

12
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Economics of labour markets

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

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

26
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Better writing

In this course we will look at great writing, good writing and terrible writing, and will consider what makes it so. We will talk about the obstacles to good writing in the organisations for the participants work.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

October

31
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

I Cubed - Impact, influence and image in the public sector (A leadership initiative for professional women)

This program is designed especially for high-potential, professional women who aspire to be exemplary leaders.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

November

28
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Leadership, decision-making and risk policy

This course introduces new approaches to managing plural or systemic risks to enable more effective and timely decision-making.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

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