IWA Professional Training: Decision Making in Wales


November 15


09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/iwa-professional-training-decision-making-in-wales-tickets-27573642507

Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA)

Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/institute-of-welsh-affairs-iwa-5331439653

Wales Millennium Centre

Cardiff Bay Cardiff, CF10 5AL

GB, CF10 5AL

We are pleased to announce our new IWA Professional training series for November 2016. 

The two courses are designed and led by Lisa Turnbull, a senior public affairs professional with over twenty years experience. Lisa’s wealth of experience includes being the lead influencer on the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016.

Course aims: 

To give learners a good understanding of how Government and politics works in Wales. The course will provide an overview of the roles of the National Assembly and Welsh Government, and how decisions are made.

Learning outcomes: 

By attending this course you will be able to understand to a high level:

  • The roles of Ministers and AMs

  • How the Assembly and the Cabinet work

  • The differences between the political parties

  • The development of devolution

  • The relationship between Wales, Westminster and the EU

  • How public finance works in Wales

Who is this course for? 

This course is for people who want a good overview of the structures of decision making in Wales, and the forces that influence them.

Additional Information: 

This course will be followed by an advanced lobbying course. To find out more about this course please follow this link.


IWA membership:


Please note IWA members receive advance notice of all IWA events and earlybird prices. You can join the IWA from just £2.50 a month.


“Great content and I feel like I’m more confident in my understanding of decision making in Wales”. Manon Defis

“Very good. Would have taken hours of reading over extended periods to gain the same level of understanding and insight gained today”. Hywel John