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3 hours

Policy 1: Policy Cycle and Role of the Policy Analyst

Build the foundations and expand your knowledge as a skilled and confident policy analyst in a complex and changing policy environment.

5 June 2024

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


  • $390.00 incl.
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As a public servant, mastering policy skills is vital. In Policy 1, you'll develop core competencies for navigating complex policies. Geared towards early-career analysts and officers, this half-day webinar enhances your understanding of policy processes and essential skills. Engage in discussions and activities to explore government policy environment in a safe learning space. Expert facilitators share real-world insights on policy foundations, decision-making, and various instruments.


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:

  • You will learn about the different types of public policy, and the stages of the policy cycle.
  • You will learn about the government’s agenda and priorities, and the government decision-making process.
  • You will explore the role of the policy analyst, and the challenges facing analysts in the
  • current policy environment.