Advanced Government Decision-Making
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Government and Ministerial decision-making is becoming increasingly complex. Recent developments continue to highlight the complexity of administrative law principles and the liability issues relating to administrative decision-making.
This workshop examines the administrative processes that are essential in making good decisions and the key issues to be aware of.
Who should attend our Advanced Government Decision-Making workshop?
- Senior government officers who make advanced decisions
- Anyone who is involved in providing advice or briefing notes to Ministers or senior decision-makers.
What we'll cover
- Establishing proper authority for the decision-making process
- The fundamental steps to be followed in developing a lawful decision-making process
- The identification, gathering and analysis of relevant evidence
- The difficulties arising from the receipt of confidential or informant information
- The proper handling of legal advice and inadvertent waiver of legal professional privilege
- The obligations imposed by the rules of natural justice and the development of practical procedures to comply with these obligations
- Legal issues in relation to briefing notes
- Processes and drafting of statements of reasons
- Avoiding liability issues including negligence, damages and misfeasance in public office
- Recent legislative developments.
What you'll learn
This workshop will provide you and your department with the ability to make better decisions through:
- An understanding of recent developments in administrative law
- A highly regarded decision-making model which you can immediately apply back at work
- Practical skills in preparing briefing notes and statements of reasons
- Knowing how to identify and avoid potential risks and issues.
27 March 2019 | 19 June 2019
11 September 2019 | 27 November 2019
8.45am for 9.00am - 4.30pm
$1,374 per person
$1,237 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$1,168 per person if in a group of three or more
Phone 1800 882 110
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What our clients say about our Advanced Government Decision-Making workshop
"Barry is very in touch with the subject matter and provided many relevant examples that will help me to apply these principles in my work."
"Excellent training – targeted, relevant and with opportunities to work through specific examples. I learned a lot, and felt very comfortable with Barry at the helm!"
"This course increased my knowledge and confidence to apply what I have learnt. Relevant tips and strategies were provided, including easy to follow steps to achieve good decision making."
Support when you need it the most
As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.