Policy Development and Management

Learning Unit 1: The Structures of Policy Making in the South African Context
Learning Unit 2: Factors Affecting Policy-Making
Learning Unit 3: Policy Design
Learning Unit 4: Evaluate Policy Alternatives
Learning Unit 5: Applying Ethical Principles to Policy Design and Analysis

Who should Attend ?

This skills programme is designed for the public sector and is aimed at:
• all individuals involved in policy development and management;
• individuals working within a public sector environment specialising in public management and administration;
• elected political leaders and public sector officials involved with the service delivery activities that require the use of public assets to render services to the communities; and
• public officials and political executives, strategic executive managers and other role-players.


What are the benefits ?

The benefits of this skills programme include:
• the ability to effectively develop and manage policies; and
• being able to implement policies.


Duration

Four day contact session combined with practical workplace experience.


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Aligned Unit Standards

UnitIDTitleNQF LevelCredits
120307Apply South African legislation and policy affecting public administration510
120301Formulate and evaluate public sector policies and regulations58
Scheduled Venues and Dates

RegionDates
Gauteng 21 Feb 22-24 Feb 22
23 May 22-26 May 22
18 Jul 22-21 Jul 22
19 Sep 22-22 Sep 22
21 Nov 22-24 Nov 22
15 Feb 21-18 Feb 21
19 Apr 21-22 Apr 21
26 Jul 21-29 Jul 21
01 Nov 21-04 Nov 21
Online 15 Feb 22-18 Feb 22
19 Apr 22-22 Apr 22
26 Jul 22-29 Jul 22
01 Nov 22-04 Nov 22
KwaZulu-Natal 07 Dec 20-10 Dec 20
12 Jan 21-15 Jan 21
25 Oct 21-28 Oct 21
Entry Requirements

The credit calculation in the relevant unit standards is based on the assumption that learners are competent in:
•communication (NQF level 4); and
• mathematical literacy (NQF level 4).

It is recommended that learners are also competent in:
• economics (NQF level 4); and
• computer skills (NQF level 4).