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Policy formulation and advice: advanced

Suitable for: APS 5 - 6

Duration: 2-day workshop
Venue: APS Learning Centre, Canberra
Price: $1325.00 (excl. GST)
Registration: Visit APS Learn for scheduled dates and to enrol for this program
Contact: Coreskillsdevelopment [at] apsc.gov.au

Program overview

Explore contemporary policy formulation and keep up-to-date about issues affecting policy work in the APS. Issues covered include: good practice trends and developments; outcome performance measures; and the characteristics of successful policy performers. Learn about delivering quality advice, analytical and forecasting techniques, risk assessments, regulatory reform and coordination, policy coherence, coordination and the Cabinet system, and debriefing and presentation of policy proposals.

Participant benefits

  • Update your knowledge of contemporary policy formulation.
  • Understand policy development, analysis and consultation.
  • Apply good practice policy processes and evaluate current policy in the workplace.


  • Two-day workshop.


"The program provided many useful techniques. It was interesting, helpful, practical and actionable."

Last reviewed: 
3 January 2019