Training courses

Training to increase your organisation’s influence

We provide expert-led, CPD accredited training to help organisations engage effectively with Wales’ policy process. Bevan Foundation subscribers benefit from a 1/3 off the full course price. See our upcoming sessions below.

Understanding poverty

10th February 2022, 9.15am-1pm 

This session will provide an opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of poverty in Wales. It will help you understand what is meant by poverty and will explore its causes. You’ll learn about who lives in poverty in Wales and have an opportunity to discuss what actions you might be able to take to solve the problem.

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Introduction to the Senedd: powers and processes

10th March 2022, 9.15am-1pm 

This session will outline the key features of the Senedd, help you to understand them but to know when and how to influence them.  You’ll learn about its powers, its decision-making structures, and provide an opportunity to discuss the opportunities for and constraints of seeking to engage with it. It is an ideal introduction for all those new to public affairs in Wales.

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Understanding and influencing Senedd Committees

5th April 2022, 9.15am-1pm 

This unique half-day training session will give you vital knowledge of how the Senedd’s Committees operate.  You’ll gain much more than can be gleened from the Senedd website, including understanding the importance of the committees, know about their remits and get insights into when and how best to influence their business.  The session will include essential tips and hints, and give behind the scenes insights 

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Understanding and influencing Senedd legislation

26th April 2022, 9.15am-1pm 

This session will outline the key features of Welsh legislation and help you not only to understand it but to know when and how to influence it. It will give you unparalleled insights into how Welsh laws are made, delivered by experts in the field. It will equip you with an understanding of the opportunities and constraints on the legislative process, highlight the best ways to try to influence legislation as it is considered and what can be done to enforce it. 

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Understanding and influencing public spending in Wales

19th May 2022, 9.15am-1pm 

This session will give you unparalleled insights into Welsh public finances, delivered by experts in the field. It will equip you with an understanding of the opportunities and constraints that affect your activities, highlight the best ways to try to influence spending decisions and inform you about key terms.  If you’ve ever wondered how the Barnett formula is calculated or what is a MEG then this is for you. 

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