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Public Policy Development, Governance And Administration Training Program


This Public Policy Development, Governance & Administration training course is a must have class introducing the fundamentals of public policy being the main instrument to respond to diverse public problems which appear to be increasing in quantity and complexity.  This training course provides you with a general overview of the three main aspects of public policy: The first aspect -  Public policy studies will examine the basic concepts of this term to better understand why governments do what they do.

The second aspect - Public policy analysis will focus on introducing the various approaches to policy making, including public policy theories, ideologies and contexts thus having a better understanding of what governments do.

The third aspect - Public policy development process will discuss the stages of the policy-making cycle, and will increase your awareness on policy implementation steps and how governments do what they do.

This training course will enable participants to relate the public policy process to the public administration structure in place as well as the governance framework implemented thus appreciating the integration required to ensure the effectiveness in-between the three arrangements. This training course will highlight:

  • Basic Concepts of Public Policy
  • Public Policy Theories, Ideologies and Contexts
  • Public Policy Development Cycle
  • Public Administration Structure
  • Public Governance Framework
  • Integration between Public Policy Cycle, Public Administration Structure and Governance Framework
  • Public Policy and Politics.


At the end of this Public Policy Development, Governance & Administration training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the basic concepts and key terms of Public Policy
  • Assess the positioning of Public Policy as a social science
  • Explore different Public Policy ideologies and contexts
  • Recognize the primary components of the Public Policy process
  • Appreciate the inter-relation of Public Policy, Public Administration and Governance
  • Outline the major challenges facing Policy Making


1 Week


This training course is targeting suitable to a wide range of Public Sector, Government and Non-Government Officials, involved at various levels and different stages of the Policy-making Process:

  • Senior Management and Middle Management
  • Senior Officers
  • Officers
  • Executive Management and Directors
  • Ministerial & Ministerial Committee Levels
  • Governing Body & CEO Levels


Module 1:Introduction to Public Policy

  • What is Public Policy?
  • Basic Concepts of Public Policy
  • Why Governments use Public Policy?
  • Public Policy Theories, Ideologies and Contexts
  • Public Policy Positioning
  • Government Public Policy in Different Substantive Fields

Module 2: Public Policy Development Process

  • Problem Identification and Definition
  • Policy Formulation
  • Information Research
  • Information Analysis
  • Policy Design
  • Policy Recommendations

Module 3: Public Policy Development Process  

  • Policy Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Policy Implementation
  • Policy Monitoring
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Maintenance / Termination

Module 4: Public Governance, Public Administration

  • Features of Good Public Policy
  • Governance in the Public Sector
  • Principles of Good Governance
  • Governance Framework
  • Public Management Structure
  • New Public Management
  • Public Policy, Governance and Administration Interplay

Module 5: Public Policy and Politics

  • Government Governance
  • Do Policies Determine Politics
  • Classification of Public Policy Types
  • Dimensions Distinguishing Policy-Politics Relations
  • Policy Institutions


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

c. The course fee includes facilitation training materials and a certificate upon successful completion of Training.

d. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.


Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
10/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 $2000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 $2000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
12/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 $2000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $2000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
14/10/2024 - 18/10/2024 $3000 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $2000 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
16/12/2024 - 20/12/2024 $2000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class