Last course update: February 23, 2017
Master the skills that policy analysts use everyday to evaluate and solve public problems! Learn basic concepts, tools and techniques through this easily accessible course!
Governments operate in complex environments with increased demands and limited resources. Policy analysts in this environment are often called to make ethical and far reaching decisions daily. As a scholar of public policy and a former analyst within the President of South Africa I developed a system that makes the complex simple, the methods accessible and the process replicable.
And now…I want to share this system with you in this course.
✔ 20+ Lectures and Over 1 hour of content!
✔ Easy to Learn Material—free template downloads available to get started
✔ Project Based Learning—Build your policy matrix to fit your policy problem
✔ Use data to manage your analysis and make recommendations
✔ Follow the best practices of top policy analysts
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This lecture describes the difference between policy and law.
Before tackling any policy problem we need to understand the root causes.
As we understand the problem we explore solutions. These are then mapped out as policy alternatives.
By the end of this lecture you will be able to define the criteria with which to weigh up the different policy choices.
We conduct the analysis in this lecture. We walk through a policy matrix and weigh the options against one another.
As we weigh up policy options we begin to confront tradeoffs between the different criteria. By the end of this lecture you will be able to confront tradeoffs.
A policy report is necessary to communicate the policy process and decision.
Dr. Warren Chalklen is an education innovator who has taught over 29,000+ students across 155 countries using online and face to face platforms. He is passionate about building individual and organizational capacity in the fields of diversity, policy analysis, and data driven performance with softwares such as Excel, Salesforce and Balanced Scorecard tools. In his spare time he loves to travel and recently returned from a vacation in Brazil!