Public Policy Dynamics Brisbane

Public Policy Dynamics Brisbane

Feb 7
With this new hybrid delivery course, CEDA aims to support our members in building public policy capability in their organisations to advance our shared goal of innovative policy solutions for the greater good. 
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Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Event Overview

Public Policy Dynamics is a blended learning course delivered over three months with a combination of self-paced online learning and an interactive face to face session delivered in the afternoon of 24 March in Brisbane. The course is facilitated by CEDA Chief Economist, Jarrod Ball.

Access to CEDA’s learning management system commences on 7 February and places are limited to ensure participants have the opportunity to engage and build meaningful connections with the facilitator and each other. Participants have until the end of April to complete the course and the estimated time commitment is 10-12 hours.

CEDA’s Public Policy Dynamics course:

  • Introduces key public policy concepts and its connection to social and economic development
  • Identifies the actors and drivers of public policy
  • Characterises the environment in which public policy is made
  • Highlights the ingredients of good public policy and how stakeholders can effectively contribute to its development
  • Provides leadership perspectives from prominent speakers who have contributed to the development of public policy in Australia from within and outside government.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of the latest insights on the development of public policy and practical applications for business strategy
  • Understanding of the impact of public policy on your customers, investors and stakeholders
  • Apply insights from the community and corporate Australia on public policy priorities and best practice
  • Access to a multi-disciplinary peer network to share knowledge and experiences
  • Unlock the ability to forecast emerging political and social issues shaping business conditions through an understanding of public policy drivers
  • Understanding of how organisations can play proactive roles in the development of public policy and build effective campaigns on issues underpinning their business competitiveness to be responsive the issues that matter to their customers

Who should do this course?

  • Emerging leaders who need to build an understanding of the public policy environment in which they and their customers operate to maximise business outcomes
  • Those looking to understand contemporary drivers of public policy, deepen their knowledge of how public policy impacts their community and their workspace
  • Professionals seeking to demonstrate purpose, leadership, and influence in today's increasingly complex public policy world.


Meet the facilitator

Jarrod Ball
Chief Economist, CEDA

Jarrod joined CEDA as Chief Economist in 2017 with over 15 years of experience as an economist across the public and private sectors. He has held senior roles at the Business Council of Australia, in EY’s advisory services practice and more recently at BHP. Jarrod also worked in the Federal Government and was a lead adviser on microeconomic reform for the Victorian Departments of Premier and Cabinet and Treasury and Finance. He is a member of CEDA’s Council on Economic Policy and the Melbourne Economic Forum. 
Public event advice – Coronavirus

At CEDA we are proud to regularly convene and engage speakers and audiences as an essential element of our efforts to broaden discussion and debate of the most important policy issues facing Australia. In doing so, our first priority is always the safety and wellbeing of our guests and staff.

CEDA is currently delivering a digital program of public events, podcasts and virtual Trustee roundtable discussions; hybrid events with both a livestream and audience in attendance; and face-face events, where there is member demand and they can be delivered in accordance with government health advice for a specific state.

For face-to-face gatherings, CEDA is working closely with our hosts and venues to ensure that social distancing can be maintained and facilities and equipment have been properly sanitised. Attendance numbers will strictly adhere to government guidelines for each state.In line with government advice we request people that are unwell with cough or fever or other respiratory symptoms do not attend CEDA events. We also ask that you follow government advice and maintain social distancing by refraining from shaking hands or exchanging physical greetings, and wherever possible, staying at least 1.5 metres away from others.

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