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This practical course draws on expertise of the IAP2 International Licensed Trainers to ensure you will receive the best training in community engagement available globally. Learn how to prepare your organisation for engaging with the public.
Module 1 focuses on defining the issues, identifying stakeholders and ensuring their involvement throughout your project. Using IAP2’s Spectrum of Public Participation, course participants learn to choose the appropriate level of public participation and how to plan for the timing, techniques and resources needed to make public engagement a success. Emphasis is also placed on creating and using continuous feedback and evaluation.
Rapid developments in technology, economic and political changes across the globe along with widespread use of social media have created new challenges in engaging the public.
This course, Planning for Effective Public Participation is the first of two modules for the Foundations in Public Participation (IAP2).
The two modules are;
Module 1 - Planning for Effective Public Participation
Initiatives can fail to reach their goals due to inadequate planning. This module provides you with a structure to plan for successful public engagement for your project. You will have the opportunity to explore your own challenges and case studies and apply the essential elements for effective public participation planning to these case studies and challenges.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Upon completion of both courses (Modules 1 and 2), you will receive a Certificate of Completion, Foundations of Public Participation from IAP2.
For professionals who either need to oversee or become directly involved with planning and delivery of community engagement for policy or projects.
Margaret, co-founder and Director of PlanCom Consulting, is trusted by her clients for effectively advising on approaches to engage the public in dialogue about planning and infrastructure. Her experience in projects gives her the ability to pre-empt the issues and responses from the public. From a background in the government and community sector she commenced as a consultant specialising in public engagement in the late 1990s. For 10 years she was a consultant in international consultancy firms, managing community engagement teams in Queensland and NSW. Margaret brings a world view to her work having lived and worked in the USA and Japan and led professional assignments in Singapore, Peoples Republic of China, Malaysia, Fiji and New Guinea.
Complete your core studies for the ARITA Advanced Certification program with this foundation course.
Gain the insight of practising barristers to enhance your individual study for the NSW Bar exam.
Learn tools, processes and methodologies to help you adapt to disruption and complex problems.
Link copyright and human rights and understand the impact on issues like access to education
Module 2: Broaden your toolkit of techniques and bring creativity to your approach to public participation.
Module 1: Understand the steps for effectively planning your approach to engaging the public.