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Policy 3: Policy Formulation and Advice

In this third step of our policy webinar series, you will gain the crucial knowledge and skills to enhance your policy-making skills and confidently navigate intricate policy paths. We will dive into diverse policy formulation models and understand the art of providing effective advice to decision-makers.

18 June 2024

3 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 04:00 PM EDT


  • $390.00 incl.
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This webinar gives you the confidence and skills to use critical thinking and different models and techniques to formulate policy options for decision-makers. Through a case study and discussion, you will explore creative problem-solving and policy formulation. Our facilitators bring real-world experience in public policy and insights to help you build your skills. You will also discuss how to best communicate your advice.


Certificate in Policy and Governance

This course is part of the Certificate in Policy and Governance offered by the institute. While there are no formal prerequisites for this course, we highly recommend that you consider taking the preceding courses or familiarizing yourself with their content. This background knowledge will greatly enhance your learning experience. Please be aware that the instructor may not revisit these earlier topics in order to allocate ample time for the current material.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how conventional analysis can be supported by behavioural economic insights to improve the design and implementation of public policy. 
  • Explore and practice how concepts such as status quo bias, default options, loss aversion, anchoring and saliency bias can be used to “nudge” citizens toward better policy choices. 
  • Learn how governments can recognize behavioural biases that commonly affect policymakers and guard against these weaknesses.