Course Duration: 1 day

Systemic Advocacy

How to influence decision-makers and change the world

Advocacy means speaking out on behalf of someone’s rights or best interests and systemic advocacy is about how we improve the system to make things better for everyone, rather than just an individual. This course provides foundation knowledge for effective systemic advocacy.

Course Detail

Advocacy means speaking out on behalf of someone’s rights or best interests, especially if they are disadvantaged.

It is a communication-driven form of change-making, which can be applied to diverse human rights, social justice, legal reform, equity and environmental causes.

Unlike self-advocacy or individual advocacy, systemic advocacy is about wider societal change. How we improve the system to make things better for everyone. It is about long-term, far-reaching change which rewrites the rules.

This course provides foundation knowledge for effective systemic advocacy and explores a range of the most powerful tactics for your campaign.

Topics include

  • Purpose-driven systemic advocacy
  • Strategic campaign planning
  • Influencing decision-makers
  • Linking individual experience and wider change
  • Case studies of effective campaigns
  • Collaborating for success
  • Selecting tools and tactics
  • Escalating pressure
  • Persuasive communication

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home resource package.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.
•Government •Community •Healthcare •Commercial •Education

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Group Bookings

Need this course, or something similar, for your team? We have separate group pricing for custom training.

Instead of attending a public course, it can be more cost-effective if we run this course for your team at your premises on a date of your choosing.

Contact us to discuss your specific needs & to obtain a quote.

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Upcoming Course Dates

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Public training PRICES – 2023/2024

Our scheduled public training courses are held at our venue and include take-home course materials and all-day catering.

Price per person:

One-day courses: $315 Standard | $215 NFP | $145 Concession

Two-day courses: $540 Standard | $370 NFP | $250 Concession

Half-day courses: $190 Standard | $130 NFP | $85 Concession

  • Standard: Corporate and Government
  • NFP: Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals
  • Concession: Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PUBLIC TRAINING

We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee toward catering and materials ($25 half day | $45 one day | $90 two days). Links to apply for scholarships are shown in individual events when available.

CUSTOM training PRICES – 2023

The prices below are valid until end of 2023. However, while 2024 will see a necessary price rise to keep pace with increasing costs, all custom courses booked by the end of 2023, with deposit paid, will be charged at 2023 prices regardless of when the course is delivered.

Custom courses for your organisation are suitable for groups of 6 to 24 people and include quality take-home materials and course customisation.

Price per group:

One-day courses: $2200 Standard | $1850 NFP

Two-day courses: $4400 Standard | $3700 NFP

Half-day courses: $1400 Standard | $1200 NFP

Contact us for a personalised quote.

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