Develop the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques you need to advocate effectively

Introduction to influencing

This course will provide:

  • an introduction to the role of the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Government and how they operate
  • an introduction to how policy decisions are made and the role of influencing in reaching policy decisions
  • a practical guide to developing an influencing plan including mapping out your political stakeholders and identifying the right influencing tools and techniques

Aims

This course will help those working in third sector organisations to develop a planned approach to influencing opinion formers, policy makers and government.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the role of the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Government and how they operate
  • Understand the role of influencing in how policy decisions are made
  • Understand who their political stakeholders are and how to influence them
  • Develop an influencing plan, setting aims and objectives and identifying appropriate influencing tools and techniques

Who this course is for

This course is for those who are new to influencing, and for workers for whom influencing is part of their role.

Duration

1 day

We can also tailor this course for your organisation, contact us for an informal discussion about your learning needs.