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.

July

31
Jul
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Gender analysis of public policy

This course will introduce participants to key concepts and methods for gender analysis of public policy. Participants will develop a good understanding of the differential impact of policy and its funding on men and women and the implications for policy development and implementation.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

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. In one full day, participants will take a deep dive into the fundamental research and theory developed over the last decade.

$1,350 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.

$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

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

Policy making in a contemporary public service requires policy makers to be well informed, responsive, collaborative, innovative and cohesive in their approach to policy development – in other words, to take a ‘strategic policy’ approach to policy development.

$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

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.

$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

09-10
Oct
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Understanding inequalities: global and national dimensions

In a 2013 speech sponsored by the Center for American Progress, former President Obama described rising income inequality as the “defining challenge of our time.” Related concerns about groups left behind by economic growth have been viewed as contributing to political tumult in the United States

$2,500 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

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 is a program designed especially for high-potential, professional women who aspire to be exemplary leaders. It’s for any woman who is dedicated and committed to developing herself professionally and wants to reach her full potential.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

November

07
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Introduction to 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

23-24
Nov
2017

Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

Using data to answer policy questions and evaluate policy

In this course you will discuss a range of analytical techniques that can be used to answer key policy questions. You will learn how to measure the impact of policy and whether or not a particular policy improves individual lives.

$2,500 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 a new perspective on the environment as being interconnected and constituting whole systems. Adopts a network-centric approach to obtain and use information which today resides in networks.

$1,350 GST incl; Group discounts applicable.

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