Make sure you’re engaging as effectively as possible – learn how to develop a strategy for engagement.
Delivered through the medium of English
To enable you to better plan an engagement strategy for your
Failing to plan means planning to fail - especially when it
comes to public engagement. This half day course will help you plan
an engagement strategy, so that you know you've done everything you
can to connect effectively.
You'll use a variety of participatory tools and activities to
plan an engagement strategy with an action plan for engagement. The
course will use the National Principles for Public Engagement in
Wales as the basis for planning your strategy.
This half day course complements the modular 2-3 day Public
Engagement Course but is also suitable as a standalone course.
About the trainer
Alain Thomas, the principal consultant was born in Merthyr
Tydfil, Wales in 1954. He has 12 years' experience as a community
development practitioner and has been a community development
consultant since 1989. He attended Afon Taf High School in Merthyr
Tydfil and has an honours degree (University of Wales Aberystwyth)
and post graduate qualifications in Social Administration
(University of Manchester), and Community Social Work (University
of Wales Swansea).
Alain Thomas Consultancy was established in 1989 to provide
cost-effective and flexible support to organisations of all kinds
involved in community development. Alain Thomas Consultancy can
call on the services of several associates with complementary
skills and experience.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Use the National Principles in creating an engagement
- Identify who you need to engage
- Identify methods of engagement to be implemented in your
- Plan the timescale for a strategy and accompanying action
Who this course is for
Engagement Officers, Managers, or others who need to engage with
the public and who would like to develop a more systematic and
strategic approach to public engagement.