“Civil government being the sole object of forming societies, its administration must be conducted by common consent.” - Thomas Jefferson, 1782
Every day, policy decisions are made that affect our lives in some way. Who makes these decisions, and how? How can government act by common consent when there are so many voices to be heard?
This one-day workshop examines the structure of government, how these decisions are made and who makes them. Interactive discussion and exercises will lead participants through the roles, functions and responsibilities of Ministers and key players in departments, agencies and other bodies, to establish who has the influence and who makes the decisions.
Who will benefit from attending?
This event is aimed at anyone from the public, private or third sector, who needs to gain an understanding of governance in the UK and the people and processes that keep it operating.
By the end of the day you will have:
increased your knowledge of the structure and functions of government institutions;
enhanced your understanding of the roles of key players such as Ministers, Special Advisers, Civil Servants and Members of Parliament;
worked through the decision making process and examined who can influence those decisions.
Organisations will be able to draw on the increased knowledge of staff who better understand the functions and responsibilities of the executive. This will lead to increased efficiency and improved interactions with key figures and institutions.
More Information & Course Enquiries
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