Public Policy Class



This training course introduces the Fundamentals of Public Policy being the main instrument to respond to diverse public problems which appear to be increasing in quantity and complexity. 

It provides a general overview of the three main aspects of Public Policy:

  • Examining the basic concepts of this term to better understand WHY Governments do what they do.
  • Introducing the various approaches to policy making thus having a better understanding of WHAT Governments do.
  • Discussing the stages of the policy-making cycle, and policy implementation steps and HOW Governments do what they do.


Who Should Attend

Targeting a wide range of Public Sector, Government and Non-Government Officials, involved at various levels and different stages of the Policy making Process:

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


The Course Outline will Cover:

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Basic Concepts and key terms of Public Policy
  • Public Policy Theories, Ideologies and Contexts

Day 2

  • The Stages Model of Public Policy
  • Problem Definition
  • Agenda Setting
  • Policy Formulation

Day 3

  • The Stages Model of Public Policy
  • Policy Legitimation
  • Policy Implementation
  • Policy Evaluation

Day 4

  • Public Administration Structure
  • Public Governance Framework
  • Inter-relation between Public Policy Cycle, Public Administration Structure and Public Governance Framework
  • Public Policy Making and Politics
  • Closing