Are you being heard? Influencing Welsh Government

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EventsTrainingEvent Date: Oct 1st, 2024Time: 09.30 - 12.30

Influencing the Welsh Government can be an effective way of achieving lasting change.  This online course will give you the knowledge, tools, tips and contacts you need to make a difference.

Online session via Zoom with interactive sessions and full course materials

Persuading the Welsh Government to change policies, legislation or spending can be a highly effective way of achieving lasting change for your organisation’s beneficiaries, customers or clients. But there are many pitfalls along the way. Avoid falling into a trap by learning from the team at Wales’ most influential think tank. 

What it’s about

This course will help you to understand:

  • when to target the Welsh Government
  • different opportunities to influence and how to use them
  • keeping on the right side of the law and the Charity Commission
  • preparing an effective influencing strategy.

Who should attend

The course will be of interest to everyone who wants to be heard by Welsh Government including:

  • charities, social enterprises and other voluntary groups 
  • professional associations and representative bodies
  • academics seeking policy impact from their research findings
  • grassroots campaigners.

What previous participants said

Learners are highly satisfied with our courses – participants at a recent Influencing Welsh Government session said: 

The session was excellent, lots of opportunities to interact with other delegates and listen to others’ experiences, gaining a better understanding of some of the community challenges.


The course is delivered via Zoom, from 9.30 to 12.30 with a coffee break. It consists of a mix of presentations by our expert team, groups discussions, interactive sessions and small group tasks.  

Following the session, learners will receive the slides and a recording.

The training will be delivered in English. 


The cost is highly competitive, with a discount available for Bevan Foundation subscribers and 20% off if you book the complementary course on Influencing Senedd Cymru.

  • Subscriber – £150 (plus booking fee)
  • Standard – £225 (plus booking fee)

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