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Public Policy, Governance & Administration



This Public Policy, Governance & Administration training course is a must-have class introducing the fundamentals of public policy being the main instrument to respond to diverse public problems which appear to be increasing in quantity and complexity.  

This  training course provides you with a general overview of the three main aspects of public policy:

The first aspect -  public policy studies will examine the basic concepts of this term to better understand why governments do what they do.

The second aspect - public policy analysis will focus on introducing the various approaches to policymaking, including public policy theories, ideologies, and contexts thus having a better understanding of what governments do.

The third aspect -the public policy development process will discuss the stages of the policy-making cycle and will increase your awareness of policy implementation steps and how governments do what they do.

This training course will enable participants to relate the public policy process to the public administration structure in place as well as the governance framework implemented thus appreciating the integration required to ensure the effectiveness in-between the three arrangements

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts and key terms of Public Policy
  • Assess the positioning of Public Policy as a social science
  • Explore different Public Policy ideologies and contexts
  • Recognize the primary components of the Public Policy process
  • Appreciate the inter-relation of Public Policy, Public Administration and Governance
  • Outline the major challenges facing Policy Making

Targeted Audience:

  • Senior Management and Middle Management
  • Senior Officers
  • Officers
  • Executive Management and Directors
  • Ministerial & Ministerial Committee Levels
  • Governing Body & CEO Levels

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Introduction to Public Policy:

  • What is Public Policy?
  • Basic Concepts of Public Policy
  • Why Governments use Public Policy?
  • Public Policy Theories, Ideologies and Contexts
  • Public Policy Positioning
  • Government Public Policy in Different Substantive Fields

Unit 2: Public Policy Development Process:

  • Problem Identification and Definition
  • Policy Formulation
  • Information Research
  • Information Analysis
  • Policy Design
  • Policy Recommendations

Unit 3: Public Policy Development Process:

  • Policy Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Policy Implementation
  • Policy Monitoring
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Maintenance / Termination

Unit 4: Public Governance, Public Administration:

  • Features of Good Public Policy
  • Governance in the Public Sector
  • Principles of Good Governance
  • Governance Framework
  • Public Management Structure
  • New Public Management
  • Public Policy, Governance, and Administration Interplay

Unit 5: Public Policy and Politics:

  • Government Governance
  • Do Policies Determine Politics
  • Classification of Public Policy Types
  • Dimensions Distinguishing Policy-Politics Relations
  • Policy Institutions

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