Public Policy Development

Understanding and Contributing to Policy-Making from an Organisational Perspective

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming


5 Days

Introduction to the course

This KC Academy Public Policy Development training course will provide attendees with practical knowledge to effectively engage with policy-makers and shape upcoming and existing legislation to align with business goals.

This KC Academy training course will highlight:

  • The objectives of Policy-making
  • The impacts of different policies on business from an organisational, financial and cultural perspective
  • How to effectively participate in policy-making?
  • Different approaches to engagement with policy-makers from a corporate perspective

Course details

This course intends to provide its participants with an in-depth knowledge of public policy and how to participate in its design from a corporate perspective.

At the end of this training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Better understand the role of organisations in contributing to public policy
  • Discern the different areas of meaningful impact organisations can have in policy creation
  • Develop influential stakeholder engagement techniques
  • Learn how to best leverage your knowledge for policy formulation

Participants will perfect the required skills to understand and contribute to public policy through a wide range of instructional methods, including examining various case studies, group discussions and class exercises with maximum delegate participation covering current situations and practices, and finally, lecturing by an experienced practitioner.

Organisations will gain:

  • A workforce able to discern policy elements affecting the organisation
  • Different approaches to leverage public policy
  • Strategies to develop longer relationships with policy-makers

Delegates will personally gain:

  • In-depth knowledge on Public Policy
  • The ability to convey messages effectively to the right stakeholders
  • Increased skillsets in stakeholder management
  • Strategies to leverage public policy
  • The ability to contribute to the organisation’s strategic objectives

This training program is aimed at professionals with a leadership role or who are involved in public affairs or public policy:

  • Public affairs practitioners at all levels
  • Communication and liaison officers
  • Public relations practitioners
  • Operational managers impacted by public procurement and policy decisions
  • Executives involved in strategic and operational functions

Daily Agenda

  • What is Policy-Making?
  • The Policy-making Process
  • Qualities of Good Policy-Making
  • Instruments of Policy Implementation
  • Cooperation with Policy Makers
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Policy
  • Health Policies
  • Environmental Policies
  • Economic Policies
  • Social Policies
  • Law and Policy-making
  • Politics and Policy-making
  • Case Studies
  • How does public policy affect your business?
  • Developing a Communication Strategy
  • Practical Steps for an Effective Take-up Strategy of Your Proposals
  • Navigating the Decision-making Process
  • Creating Alliances
  • Identification of Policy-relevant Issues
  • Identification of Audiences
  • Creating and Sustaining Interest
  • Developing Engagement Programmes
  • Introducing our Organisation to Decision-makers
  • Presenting Evidence for Policy-making
  • Local Policy
  • Regional Policy
  • National Policy
  • Strategies for a Coherent and Comprehensive Approach to Policy-making

Professional certificate & Accreditation

Policy-making shapes the environment businesses operate in. Yet many businesses are still unaware of how to pro-actively contribute to defining policy either on a local, regional or national level. Defining, developing and benefiting from public policy is within everyone’s reach.


Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Online streaming
28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Fee: $3,950
28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Fee: $5,950
17-21 Feb 2025
Fee: $5,950
03-07 Nov 2025
Fee: $5,950
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Course customization available

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