Strategic Policy Development

Professional Development
Virtual, In person
Friday, 26 July, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$595.00 (plus GST) 

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Effective policy making is central to good governance. In this course, participants will gain a greater understanding of matters associated with strategic decision making as major issues impacting on policy are analysed, interpreted and integrated through the development phase.

Topics covered include the need for policy and its development to meet Council’s statutory responsibility; and how to improve ineffective policy for better governance and outcomes.

The course explores the development of consultative processes needed to be undertaken with consideration to state and federal legislation.

Target Audience

All Elected Members, as it provides critical information about developing policy to support strategic decision making.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between Council policies and operational procedures;
  • Ability to explain a model of policy development;
  • Understand and be able to explain the relationship between policies and procedural justice;
  • Understand the links between policy making and strategic planning;
  • The desirability of including a consultation component in policy development; and
  • Identify how Elected Members can influence strategic direction through policy.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Friday, 26 Jul 2024 Virtual 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$595.00 (plus GST) 

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Friday, 25 Oct 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$595.00 (plus GST) 

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