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Leadership in Policy Development
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Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education (LAPP)
Date : 20 - 23 February 2017
Venue : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Public sector managers and policymakers are frequently confronted with decisions about whether or not to initiate, continue, modify, or terminate policies or programs, and the knowledge and skills in policy development are essential for them to make intelligent choices. The program will provide participants with knowledge and frameworks in carrying out various tasks in policy development, such as identifying policy problems, design policy solutions, and evaluating policy impacts.
Who should attend
The program is designed for civil servants and other public sector managers with responsibilities for developing, implementing and evaluating public policy, particularly in the areas of planning, policy analysis, project management, and monitoring/evaluation.
  • Understand the roles of public sector managers in policy development
  • Understand the importance of political, administrative and analytical capabilities in shaping policy development
  • Learn comprehensive and multi-faceted approach to analyzing, developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and communicating public policies
  • Acquire and sharpen their technical skills in each of the stages of the policy development processes
  • Leading Policy Development
  • Thinking Strategically about Policy Implementation
  • Primer in Politics and Policy: Local, National & International Perspectives
  • Policy-making as a Practice from a Practitioner
  • Managing the Policy Process
  • Policy Instruments and Policy Design
  • Policy Analysis: Assessing Policy Options
  • Complexity in Policy Development
  • Effective Policy Communication
Program Faculty and Guest speaker
  • Dr. Christine LOH, OBE, JP, HKSAR
  • Prof. Scott A. FRITZEN, University of Washington
  • Mr. Donald LOW, National University of Singapore
  • Prof. M RAMESH, National University of Singapore
  • Prof. Xun WU, HKUST

Registration Deadline : 6 February 2017

Program Information : Download program brochure, click here

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Institute for Public Policy (IPP)
Room 4611, Academic Building, Clear Water Bay,
Kowloon, Hong Kong