Government Executive Education
Public Sector Management Courses
Seminars. Workshops. MasterClasses.
Public Policy Management Program
Policy Management Best Practices
|Program Methods:||Customizable Action Learning Seminar and Workshop|
|Program Venue:||USA West (Jan to Dec): Las Vegas. Los Angeles. San Francisco.
USA East (Jan to Dec): Chicago. Houston. Miami. New York. Washington, DC.
Europe (June to Oct): Amsterdam. Barcelona. Dublin. Frankfurt. London. Paris. Rome. Vienna. Warsaw. Zurich.
For on-demand group training in other venues, such as Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, and Vancouver, please contact us.
|Program Duration:||8 Weeks (25-50% seminar + 50-75% project)|
|Program Times:||9:30 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Program Dates:||Executive Education Calendar|
|Group Discounts:||5% for 2 delegates. 10% for 3 or more delegates. Government and non-profit delegates receive up to 15% discount for 4 or more delegates. Valid only for Las Vegas venue.|
|Program Options:||Available on client site for a group of 5 or more delegates.
For customization of training topics, duration, or one-to-one coaching, please contact us.
|Program Advantage:||Client Testimonials. Training Excellence. CEO Club. Thought Leadership|
The public policy and governance program is designed for government and civil service professionals seeking to develop their policy analysis, design, planning and implementation skills to a senior executive level.
The program also helps public sector analysts, policy advisors, politicians, legislators, and legal professionals in understanding public management best practices and develop their civic leadership performance.
Note: This program is designed as an advanced training for government professionals; we do not accept students seeking initial employment, postsecondary education, or initial licensing programs.
The program consists of modular public policy management courses for developing advisory and managerial performance in the following key functions:
The role of governors, public policy managers and civic leaders
Principles of public policy and public management
Policy development, implementation and evaluation best practices with a focus on strategic public management
Strategic change and reform management with case studies on legal and administrative reforms
The legal framework for public policy management
Judicial best practices and cases studies in justice policy and reform, legal aid policy, and reform policy
Public leadership, culture and managing organizational politics
The public administration training program is set within the context of contemporary political, social, economic, and administrative environment. The program key objectives include the following:
- Provide 360-degree view of the public sector management function to integrate and align policy, governance and legal framework with public vision and development strategy
- Share public policy and public management strategy insights from the world's most successful governments
- Review public sector planning, legal and governance frameworks, best practices, decision-making models and analysis tools
- Offer experiential analysis of the challenges of public leaders and their government executives in leading and transforming their agencies and organizations
- Identify governance blind spots and reform areas with a focus on justice, legislative, and administrative reforms
- Analyze development policies with case studies on latest development frameworks and measurement tools including, Gross National Wellbeing (GNW), and Gross National Development (GND)
- Learn public sector legal framework and governance best practices with a focus on preventing corruption and agency capture
- Share ideas, strategies and tools to plan, design and manage development and reform initiatives in relevant sectors
- Create a work-based project to help candidates develop strategic initiatives based on their unique set of issues, resources and business environment
The training program consists of modular public policy and management seminars for developing managerial performance in the following key areas:
The changing landscape and role of public policy managers and civic leaders
Review and comparison of new policy innovations and how they may apply to national, state and city governments
Pragmatic solutions to complex problems: How do government policies impact the well-being of its citizens? What are the potential blind spots or unintended consequences?
Analyze development policies with case studies on latest development frameworks and measurement tools such as Gross National Wellbeing (GNW) and Gross National Development (GND).
Review the investment allocation framework for limited budgets and competing public sector projects
Examine policy development, implementation, and evaluation best practices with a focus on strategic public innovations
Learn how to implement strategic change, how to launch and sustain nation-wide strategic initiatives, and what is the role of government support and regulatory frameworks.
Action-learning project: Draft a country-wide or agency-wide policy action plan. In this module, the delegates will discuss and apply the learned new concepts, policy tools, and best practices to their own country or government agency context. The course advisor will facilitate the group project and help the delegates design or customize new policy actions and strategic plans for their country, state, or city of choice.
Action learning model
25%-50% seminar and 50-75% experiential project work
Week 1-2: Seminars (Review of principles and best practices)
Week 3-4: Case Studies (Analysis of public management successes and failures)
Week 5-8: Action Learning Project (Drafting a policy presentation and public management plan)
Courseware Content (Customized)
The Public Policy and Public Management program courseware includes the following:
Subject matter handbook and lecture notes
Executive summary of the subject matter:
Summary of essential concepts and leadership best practices
Examples and case studies
Public Policy and Public Management toolkit (management frameworks, decision-models, and checklists)
Experiential work-based assessment project
Performance can be evaluated on the basis of individual or team project deliverables
There are no Q&A exams or tests. Candidates can choose to complete customized experiential work-based projects such as developing a relevant analysis document, management strategy, action plan or a senior management presentation
The program advisor will review the deliverables and provide improvement feedback. The evaluation is a form of management consulting and experiential coaching for performance improvement
Requires seat reservation