How to develop strategy in a complex and uncertain landscape
The National Security College’s premium program provides exceptional depth of insight across the full spectrum of Australia’s national security challenges and opportunities. Participants will leave the program with up-to-date knowledge and a sophisticated understanding of national security priorities and issues; deep and diverse professional networks; insights from experts with a range of views; and a renewed ability to lead effectively in complexity.
This course will draw on the principles of systems thinking and complex adaptive systems to frame new approaches for planning that enable the development of outcomes, objectives and actions to be developed with sufficient flexibility that will enable change in direction to changing circumstances.
Andrea La Nauze, an economist at the University of Pittsburgh, presents work on the effects of air pollution on brain cognition.
Last week Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, used his first address to parliament to commit Japan to a 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target. Japan also began last month to revise its mid-term energy policy targets, meaning policy settings in the near-term will need to change to reflect the new net-zero target. In this event two eminent academics from Japan will discuss the near-term implications of Japan’s net-zero target for energy policy, and what modeling suggest needs to happen for Japan to reach the 2050 target.
Yuventus Effendi presents his PhD paper on carbon tax recycling mechanisms
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. This means that, in the world of public policy, high level communication skills are needed beyond the domain of official “Communications” units. Indeed, to be truly effective, communication must permeate the policy process, and offer more than the familiar practices of “public relations” or doing a better job of “explaining the facts”.
This webinar is the seventh in the series Human rights, gender budgeting and progressing breastfeeding in 2020.
Choice and control: The personalisation of disability care via a quasi-market structure in Australia
Chand builds on the literature on product variety in order to investigate the personalisation of disability care under Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme.
In this webinar, Professor Dean Yang presented new research on the long-run equilibrium effects of migrant income shocks on global income in Philippine provinces.
Jose Cobian presents his thesis proposal review on demand for flood insurance in Jakarta
This workshop has been specially developed for executives and leaders striving to achieve leadership excellence in their role. Harnessing the latest research advances from contextual behavioural science, this workshop will teach you how to cultivate a high performing mind in managing change in the service of consistent high performance.
This series will develop your skills to confidently undertake a basic cost-benefit analysis or a project or policy, capably review reports prepared by consultants, and prepare regulatory impact statements.
This series will develop your skills to confidently undertake a basic benefit-cost analysis on a project or policy, capably review reports prepared by consultants, and prepare regulatory impact statements.
The GovComms Festival is the world’s first virtual government communication conference, held as part of the OECD’s Government After Shock global dialogue. It is an opportunity for government and public sector communicators from all over the world to share their experience of the pandemic and discuss the future of government communication beyond 2020.
Mousami Prasad investigates consumers’ potential willingness to pay for cars made with ‘green steel’ produced using fossil-free fuel technologies.
Contemporary public sector budgeting is about explaining the performance story behind the financial numbers, and working with the inevitable contestability around what the numbers mean. It is about how performance information can be used to better frame dialogue around funding priorities, and to actively manage program delivery within budget constraints.
17 December 2020 will mark the 30th Anniversary of Australia’s ratification of the United National Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). In this webinar series, the Children’s Policy Centre brings together researchers and advocates to ask how far we have come and how far we have to go in securing the human rights of children in Australia.
Upcoming webinar - Knowledge to action and action to knowledge: how collaborative processes can address climate change
Researchers can gain a better understanding of the mechanisms by which climate-related issues can be addressed from policy-makers. This is where action links back to knowledge.
This series will develop your skills to confidently undertake a basic benefit-cost analysis on a project or policy, capably review repots prepared by consultants, and prepare regulatory impact statements.
The Strategic Policy Fundamentals Series is designed to equip current and aspiring public policy makers with a range of tools essential for strategic policy design, development and implementation.
Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging. Government approaches often change direction, public policy development is highly contestable, policy problems are complex and multi-faceted, requiring linkages across numerous portfolios or layers of governance, and there is a growing emphasis on involving stakeholders and citizens in public policy design.
Foresighting is a tool for discerning the potential organisational impact or business disruption that can be caused by social, environmental, political, economic or technological trends and drivers. In this workshop, structured foresighting is used as a contextual tool uniquely adapted for achieving responsive and transformational behavioural change in individuals who may be leaders, managers or workers, and developing organisational agility, flexibility and resilience.
The next round of global climate negotiations, Conference of the Parties (COP) 26, were due to take place in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2020, but have been postponed for a year due to the COVID pandemic. This event will highlight leadership and commitment to climate action around the world and discuss how this will play into the Glasgow COP.
Mukherjee investigates how democratization affects growth, using firm-level data in combination with the timing of district-level political regime change in Indonesia.
Explore your postgraduate study options at our live webinar. Hear from leading ANU interdisciplinary experts as they share their insights on the future of work and discuss in-demand skills for a post-COVID world.
In our second webinar of the series marking the 30th anniversary of Australia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Sophie Trevitt from Change the Record and Dr Faith Gordon from the ANU College of Law will discuss the recent debates about the age of criminal responsibility in Australia, and what the Convention and a human rights lens brings to those debates.
Applicability of a scarcity premium in the absence of supply augmentation: A case analysis of the water market in Metro Manila, Philippines
Albert Lamberte presents his PhD research on the water market in Manila
Improve strategic policy design through a greater understanding of implementation science.
This interactive and practical nine-day program will deepen participants’ understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces - now and into the future.
Participants will gain insight into the issues and forces of change affecting the strategic environment; build lasting professional networks; and gain exposure to a diversity of views and critical thinking on how Australia’s national security future might best be framed.