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Manual for Trainers (in English): How to Be a Better Policy Advisor?

Ieva Lazareviciute

Date: 2003

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This training manual is addressed to the trainers and training organisations that are interested in organising advisory training courses for academics. The manual for trainers is a supplement to the
manual for advisors „How to Be a Better Policy Advisor" and is developed within the project „Building advisory capacities in Slovakia and other ECIS states" implemented by NISPAcee with the support of UNDP/RBEC, RSC.
The trainers should treat this publication as a source of suggestions and ideas. It provides a training framework complete with summarised key information, descriptions of practical exercises, notes for the trainers as well as handouts that can be used in the training events.


Avialable also in Russian language.


Contents

Introduction...................................................................................................................................... 7

Howtousethismanual?................................................................................................................. 9

1. Topic "Beginning the training” .................................................................................................... 11

1.1 Exercise "Introduction and expectations” ........................................................................................... 11

1.2 Exercise "Contract” ........................................................................................................................... 12

2. Topic "The Policy Process” ........................................................................................................... 13

2.1 Exercise "What do we know about advising?” ..................................................................................... 14

2.2 Lecture "Policy cycle” ........................................................................................................................ 15

2.3 Exercise "Assigning experiences a place in the cycle” ........................................................................... 18

3. Topic "The Product” ...................................................................................................................... 19

3.1 Lecture "The process of advising” ....................................................................................................... 20

3.2 Case study "Advice vs. research” ......................................................................................................... 23

3.3 Lecture "Differences between academic work and advising” ............................................................... 28

3.4 Lecture "What a policy paper is?” ...................................................................................................... 30

3.5 Case study "Bad policy paper” ............................................................................................................ 33

3.6 Lecture "Information gathering: methods and techniques” ................................................................. 38

4. Topic "The Client” ......................................................................................................................... 43

4.1 Lecture "Environment of the client” ................................................................................................... 44

4.2 Exercise "Problems in advising” ......................................................................................................... 48

4.3 Exercise "Types of clients” .................................................................................................................. 50

4.4 Lecture "Different clients: needs assessment” ..................................................................................... 51

4.5 Role play "Needs assessment” ............................................................................................................ 55

5. Topic "The Advisor” ...................................................................................................................... 63

5.1 Exercise "Skills of a good advisor” ...................................................................................................... 64

5.2 Lecture "Skills of a good advisor” ....................................................................................................... 66

5.3 Exercise "Skills of a good advisor” ...................................................................................................... 72

5.4 Exercise "Self-assessment” ................................................................................................................. 73

5.5 Lecture "Marketing yourself: things to remember” ............................................................................. 77

5.6 Exercise "Developing a Curriculum Vitae” ......................................................................................... 78

5.7 Role play "Tendering exercise” ........................................................................................................... 83

6. Energisers ........................................................................................................................................ 85

6.1 Game with the ball ............................................................................................................................. 85

6.2 Forming a line .................................................................................................................................... 86

6.3 Musical chairs .................................................................................................................................... 87

Working notes ................................................................................................................................. 88

Suggestedtrainingcourseprogramme....................................................................................... 93

Courseevaluationform............................................................................................................... 101



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