Course Details

Policy Development & Procedure Writing in Local Government


This course focuses on the skills needed to write clear procedures and how to effectively establish, coordinate and promote policy development within the Local Government sector.

Course content includes the need for consulting on, developing, implementing and reviewing procedures for Council. It also examines the development of policy through discussions, policy structure and its changing nature.


Target Audience:

Targeting officers who would like to further develop their skills in developing and writing policy and procedure documents.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use enhanced skills to participate in establishing the need for a written procedure;
  • Gather information and data to produce a procedures manual;
  • Consult and communicate with staff at the development and implementation stages;
  • Monitor, evaluate and promote policy development;
  • Identify and resolve problems in the workplace that are caused by poor practice; and
  • Identify future directions in policy development.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
Policy Development & Procedure Writing in Local Government 17 & 18 August 2022 09:00 am - 04:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 19 $990.00