Workings of Whitehall Nov 2020: Key Players in the Policy Making Process

Please note that this is a paid-for event. Book your place via Eventbrite here.

Workings of Whitehall is a dynamic full day seminar delivered by current and former senior civils servants, giving participants the opportunity to learn about how the Civil Service functions, who the key figures in the policy making process are, and how business can effectively engage with Whitehall.

Participants have the opportunity to learn about how policies are made, gain an insight into the role of The Treasury, Cabinet Office and No. 10, as well as the relationship between a Special Adviser, a Minister and a Permanent Secretary, and understand how industry can effectively engage with the Civil Service.

This seminar is ideal for anyone new to working in public affairs or government engagement in the private or not-for-profit sector, individuals new to the Civil Service, and those interfacing with central government from other public bodies.

Sessions will cover:

- An overview of the Civil Service, The Cabinet Office and key policy makers

- A look at the policy making process

- A policy case study with an interactive group activity

- The role of HM Treasury

- The role of the Permanent Secretary

- The role of the Special Adviser

- The role of the Private Secretary

- How business engages with Whitehall

- And more!

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Member early bird rate: £250 + VAT (until Friday 21 February 2020)

Member standard rate: £350 + VAT

Non-member rate: £450 + VAT


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