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Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) – Overview and Practical Experience of Conducting an Assessment

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This half day online seminar will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the Regulatory Impact Assessment process at a basic level. RIAs were first introduced in 2005. Since then, Government Departments and Offices have been required to conduct RIAs on proposals for primary legislation that involve changes to the regulatory framework.

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Overview of Procurement Essentials – 2 Day Online Course

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This 2-day course will demonstrate how to effectively apply best practice public procurement processes to ensure compliance while also delivering optimal value, service, quality, innovation and reduced risk for your organisation.

Get Tickets €950.00

Core Skills for Assistant Principals

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This Core Skills programme is highly interactive and it focuses on developing core AP competencies through a range of diverse and engaging training methods.

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Certificate in GDPR: Level 1 – Essentials

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This course is intended to introduce the fundamentals of the GDPR. The comprehensive structured approach to training provides practical, in-depth understanding of the scope, core concepts, principles and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Courtroom Skills – The Expert Witness

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

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.

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ICM Certificate in Freedom of Information

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This course aims to equip Freedom of Information (FOI) officers with the skills, knowledge and competencies to be able to fulfil their role by taking a pragmatic approach and focusing on practical FOI tasks and essential law, rules and guidelines, as opposed to theory.

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Minute-Taking Made Easy – Half Day Online Training Programme

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This half-day online seminar is designed for those who are required to take minutes but have never received formal training as well as public sector employees who will have to take minutes in the future and want to be able to understand and apply best practice. It will also be of interest to anyone who would like to polish their minute-taking skills.

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PAI’s Annual Corporate Governance Conference 2022

The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin

  Event Details Date: Thursday 20 October 2022 Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm CPD: 3.5 CPD Hours   About the Conference PAI's Annual Corporate Governance Conference 2022: Corporate Sustainability – Supporting Green Policy in Corporate Strategy Public Affairs Ireland is delighted to announce our Corporate Governance Conference programme for 2022. This [...]

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HRM Supports – Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Online Workshop

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Neurodiversity refers to the different ways the brain can work and interpret information. It is Estimated that around 1 in 10 people are neurodivergent, which includes Autism, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorders and Obsessive-compulsive Disorders. Despite most companies’ increasing focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in the workforce, the neurodivergent group is often overlooked in the workplace.

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FOI for Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

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.

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One-to-One Online Interview Coaching

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Are you applying for a promotion or a new role in the public sector? If so, you will be interested in attending a one-to-one interview coaching session. 

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PAI’s MBTI Team Building Masterclass: Know Yourself – Know Your Team – Know Your Style

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This three-hour masterclass is designed specifically to help attendees gain an insight into their own individual personality and leadership styles by completing a comprehensive set of questions in advance, taking into account areas including thinking, feeling, sensing and intuition.

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The Board Secretary: A Changing Role in Effective Corporate Governance and the Role and Structure of the Board

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Effective corporate governance is critical in playing a role in both the private and public sector and in recent years, there has been an increased focus on the role of the Board Secretary. The role and responsibilities of the secretary can often go unrecognised but this key role is essential in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Board and its respective committees.

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The AIE Regulations – Access to Information on the Environment

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

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.

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Plain English for the Public Sector – One Day Online Workshop

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This highly practical one day workshop will give managers and staff the skills and confidence to write successfully in plain English – and to prepare for the new rules. We have successfully delivered this course to managers and staff in many government departments and agencies –  focusing on web content, letters, emails, guidelines, leaflets and reports.

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ICM Certificate in Policy Development, Legislative Drafting and Delivery

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

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.

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Certificate in Public Procurement – 8-Day Online Course – Commencing November 8th 2022

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Public procurement is governed by a comprehensive regulatory and legal regime. It is essential that officials in the public sector dealing with procurement are aware of and know how to stay clear of legal and procedural pitfalls and demonstrate an understanding of how the procurement operation should function from the CPP through to the end of the procurement cycle.

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Managing Team Underperformance – Workshop for Public Sector Line Managers

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This workshop provides you with input on useful approaches to managing underperformance. The facilitative interactive sessions between attendees and the trainer help attendees develop the skills needed to effectively manage performance (including underperformance).

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Overview of Freedom of Information – Online

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.

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Green Public Procurement – One Day Online Seminar

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Measurably reduce environmental impacts using EU Green Public Procurement Guidelines. This is a practical seminar the provides spreadsheet templates to allow participants generate a working template for one aspect of their procurement e.g. transport services

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Certificate in Public Expenditure and Financial Management – Online Course

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This 3 day course will provide public sector employees with the essential knowledge and skills in public financial procedures and control. It will build skills and competence in important and essential aspects of financial management.

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Core Skills for Executive Officers (Grade 5&6)

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This intensive one-day training programme is designed to develop core competencies for Executive Officers, grade 5 & 6 officers (and equivalent grades), in line with the PAS civil service competency framework.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management for Public Sector Organisations

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

What this Seminar will Cover With ever evolving technologies, moving to new information systems and a move to remote and hybrid working, the cybersecurity threat landscape is growing and increasing and can create a highly negative impact on organisations. A cyber attack is an intentional and malicious effort on a [...]

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PAI’s Annual Public Procurement Conference 2022

The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin

  Event Details Date: Thursday 17 November 2022 Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm CPD: 3.5 CPD Hours   About the Conference Our 2022 Conference will be an interactive event which aims to maximise engagement and provide an inclusive platform for our public sector clients nationwide. This conference brings together a host [...]

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‘The Risk of Risks’ – Reputational Risk Management

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Our half day webinar will provide participants with a thorough understanding of effective reputation risk management by providing insight into which areas of reputation risk management will be most crucial for organisations to grasp in the future.

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Proofreading Skills – Half-Day Workshop

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

We all know that business writing must be polished and professional at all times, but the challenge lies in avoiding errors and inconsistencies in grammar, spelling and punctuation. Information must be correct, clear, and concise and must communicate the intended message.

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Virtual Project Management

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This half-day seminar is a must attend for anyone in the public sector who has to either manage or participate in a project, both onsite and in a virtual or remote environment and wants to become an expert in project management.

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Update Series – Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019 & GDPR

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

This seminar will look at the impact of the NEW Provisions of the Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019 for public bodies and how they can share personal data in the context of providing public services and how they can ensure the safe and transparent handling of that data.

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Dealing with Difficult Customers and Disruptive/Aggressive Behaviours

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

The workshop is designed to advise and assist participants in dealing with difficult and challenging behaviours through effective efficient interactions. Our trainer will equip participants with the skills to effectively deal with these types of situations while identifying easily transferable skills to the workplace.

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ESG Reporting Metrics – Rebalancing Corporate Purpose to EU Sustainable Goals

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

Overview ESG Reporting Metrics – Rebalancing Corporate Purpose to EU Sustainable Goals 09.30     Welcome Address PAI 09.40     Credibility of Corporate Progress - Creating Consistency and Comparability with Data - Daragh O’Brien, Director, Castlebridge Associates 10.25     ESG Metrics - Going Beyond a Normal Compliance Initiative & Triple Bottom Line Reporting – Understanding the Value of ESG Metrics - Nina Johansson, Senior Business [...]

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Finance for Non Financial People

Public Affairs Ireland – Online Programme This event is being delivered live and online.

A key skill required of many people, including those working in or newly introduced to a financial role, is the ability to understand key financial statements. All organisations produce some form of financial statements, and most people will, at some point in their careers, have a need to be able to read and understand these.

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