Introduction to Public Policy Development (T718)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 15:00 hours
Status: Active

It is important to understand how public policy is developed within the framework of the Government of Canada. This introductory course provides the tools and reference materials needed to stay up to date on government policies and encourages participants to share their knowledge of the policy development field. Participants will be introduced to the issues and constraints of public policy development through practical exercises based on current affairs.

Topics include:

  • strategic framework for policy development
  • factors affecting the policy development process
  • dynamics of change
  • communication techniques
  • consultations
More about this course
  • Topics: How government works
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Policy specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.

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