Public Affairs Ireland | Training and Development | Conferences

Courtroom Skills – The Expert Witness

PAI Online Zoom

This half-day seminar will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system. It will look at the ethics involved in coaching witnesses and the direct examination and cross examination process. It will also look at legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence and the duty to preserve documents.

€360.00

Securing Data: Identifying and Responding to a Data Breach

PAI Online Zoom

Organisations of all sizes and across all industries are vulnerable to data breaches and the impact can be significant so having a data breach response plan in place can help organisations respond quickly and effectively if a breach does occur. This plan should outline roles and responsibilities, escalation procedures, and communication protocols to ensure an effective and coordinated response. Identifying the breach as soon as possible, determine the scope and severity of the breach and notifying the relevant persons are crucial.

Get Tickets €360.00

Certificate in Freedom of Information – Two Day Online Course

PAI Online Zoom

This online course provides an introduction to, and grounding in, the main aspects of the legislation as well as the grounds for non-disclosure.

As well as sharing an FOI body practitioner’s experience, it will include a case study in how to apply the Act in a practical context, and take a look at the role of the Information Commissioner and the courts on appeal. It is designed to be a practical and focused course for any public servant involved in the provision of information to the public.

Get Tickets €1,150.00

Managing Hybrid and Remote Teams

PAI Online Zoom

The overall aim of this programme is to equip participants with invaluable insights, tools, and techniques essential for proficiently leading individuals and teams within the context of a blended working environment. Its focal points include motivating both individuals and teams to attain peak performance, enhancing overall performance through adept communication and constructive feedback, and facilitating opportunities for continuous learning and career development.

Get Tickets €360.00

Cybersecurity and Risk Management for your Organisation

PAI Online Zoom

This seminar will outline how organisations can educate their employees to make them aware of these threats and will discuss basic protections and risk management processes to ensure organisations are ready to deal with fraud and security breaches when and if they occur.It will also outline how public sector organisations can improve their security defences and what considerations should be taken into account if a breach occurs, including creating a Risk Management Lifecycle for damage limitation. 

Get Tickets €360.00

Certificate in Corporate Governance

PAI Online Zoom

The term ‘corporate governance’ is generally understood to encompass how an organisation is managed, its corporate structure, its culture, its policies and strategies, and the ways that it deals with its various stakeholders. Although fundamental differences arise in the governance of private and public sector entities, the principles underlying good corporate governance are similar. This programme will examine corporate governance in a public sector context.

Get Tickets €1,750.00

FOI for Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers

PAI Online Zoom

The course equips FOI Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to take a pragmatic approach and focus on practical FOI tasks using the relevant law and guidelines. Participants get the opportunity to share their own experiences and get a valuable insight into issues highlighted by an expert in the field, as well as an understanding of best practice.

Get Tickets €495.00

Managing Protected Disclosures: Updates for 2024

PAI Online Zoom

The Act will, among other things, require public sector employers and prescribed persons to revise and update their procedures and channels for receiving protected disclosures. In particular, the Act requires that protected disclosures be acknowledged and diligently followed-up on and that feedback be given to the reporting person. The new guidance is intended to support public bodies in meeting their obligations in this regard.

Get Tickets €225.00

Data Sharing and Governance Masterclass

PAI Online Zoom

This Masterclass will discuss the impact of sharing information and the transparency and awareness of sharing arrangements between public bodies and the importance of consistency of approach and coherence in respect of data sharing across the entire public sector.

€395.00

Certificate in Policy Development, Legislative Drafting and Delivery

The Grand Canal Hotel | Zoom D04 X5X7

The development of public policy is a key responsibility of the Government and remains a key focus for all public servants. In recent years, policy development has embraced new more inclusive approaches, with an increased emphasis on consultation with key stakeholders and some internet based consultation processes for draft legislation. With the introduction of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA), policy development has become a more focused and effective process.

Get Tickets €1,750.00

Legal Discovery and Third Party Requests

PAI Online Zoom

Discovery is a pre-trial process that involves each party disclosing the existence of all documents and inspection of relevant documents that are relevant to legal proceedings. It is the formal process of exchanging information between the parties about the witnesses and evidence they will present at trial. 

€360.00

Data Protection for HR Managers

PAI Online Zoom

it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

Get Tickets €360.00

The AIE Regulations – Access to Information on the Environment

PAI Online Zoom

This one-day online training course will focus on the requirements for processing a request. It will examine the application of certain exemptions, the appeals process, procedural issues, key OCEI decisions and more. Participants will leave the course with a much more advanced understanding of the AIE Regulations.

Get Tickets €495.00

Key Changes in Employment Law 2024

PAI Online Zoom

This update webinar will outline all recent developments that both employers and employees should be aware of regarding current employment legislation and protection in the workplace and how it applies to them.

Get Tickets €360.00

Managing and Responding to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)

PAI Online Zoom

it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

Get Tickets €495.00