We are pleased to announce our first set of IWA Professional training series for 2017.
The two courses are co-designed with the IWA and led by Lisa Turnbull. A senior public affairs professional with over twenty years of experience, Lisa was the lead influencer on the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016. A member of the IWA policy team will also draw in other examples and facilitate discussion.
To give learners an understanding of how they can work effectively to influence the Welsh Government and the National Assembly in Wales. This course will equip learners with an advanced understanding of devolution, and help develop the skills to influence policy development and set up successful campaigns within Wales.
By participating in this course you will feel confident in your understanding of:
The workings of the National Assembly and Welsh Government at an advanced level
How to effectively influence policy makers within Wales including Assembly Members
How to establish and effectively manage campaigns within Wales and ensure that they have optimal impact.
How to set up, manage and market events and opportunities to promote campaigns to policy makers in Wales.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for those looking to expand their influence within the political sphere in Wales.
This course is preceded by an introductory course “Decision Making in Wales“. Previous participants have recommended taking both courses for maximum insight.
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.
“Very good – very useful, especially in conjunction with last week’s course”.
“I really liked the practical examples which were given alongside the theory which will allow organisations to change their approach to public affairs.”
“The whole day worked very well – excellent mix of presentation, activity and Q&A session with an AM”
100% of delegates on the November 2016 Influencing Political Outcomes course rated it ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’.