Policy Writing Fundamentals For Government 2020

Policy Writing Fundamentals For Government 2020

Policy Writing Fundamentals For Government 2020

About the Course

Policy Writing Fundamentals will use interactive sessions to enhance your skills in the preparation, writing and presentation of policy documentation. This course is specifically designed to add value to public sector and NGO professionals, from those with decades of policy writing experience to recent recruits.

This course will challenge attendees to think clearly about the form and function of policy documents that they produce. You will be guided through exercises designed to enhance your ability to clearly communicating complex policy issues. You will also work through exercises designed to enhance skills in developing and finessing strategic communications.

■ Effectively prepare, write and present policy documentation
■ Use plain English to convey key thoughts
■ Present your findings via multiple communication channels
■ Apply critical thinking processes to the development of policy
■ Communicate with ease to senior and key decision makers
■ Utilise experts and focus groups to deliver meaningful initiatives
■ Overcome changing government priorities


About the trainer



As the Managing Director of Alexandra and Associates, Jason has delivered over 90 consulting and research projects including policy reviews, national R&D coordination, program evaluations, and strategic planning. He works to integrate theory and practice, drawing on numerous perspectives and disciplines. Jason has developed high-level communication, interpersonal, strategic skills working in government, business and NGO’s. He has developed these skills over years of senior leadership positions ranging from CEO to senior executive and director roles.

Jason has been responsible for coordinating programs focused on Australia’s largest and politically most complex river system. In these roles, he had wide-ranging responsibilities for national water policy reforms, such as water market reforms and for the delivery of intergovernmental strategies on salinity, water quality and native fish and negotiated and managed R&D partnerships on climate science and climate change risks assessment.

Who should attend?

  • Policy managers
  • Policy officers
  • Policy developers
  • Policy advisors
  • Divisional managers
  • Research officers
  • Compliance officers
  • Policy consulting

On-Site and In House Training

Want this course tailored to your unique issues, delivered on your premises?

The benefits of In-House Training solutions are:

  • Tailoring content specific to your organisation
  • Save money by eliminating travel, accommodation and group costs
  • Reduce administrative and logistical effort
  • Qualified trainers who have decades of industry knowledge and experience
  • Empowered staff with while they grow as a unified team

Talk to us about an on-site and in-house customised training solution


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