Legal, Regulatory, and Public Policy Training

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Legal, Regulatory, and Public Policy Training Courses

Certificate in Corporate Governance

ICM
Certified
Award
The “Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies” issued by the Department of Finance states that - High standards of corporate governance in all State Agencies, are critical to ensuring a positive contribution to the State’s economic efficiency and competitiveness. They are subject to more stringent obligations than private sector therefore it is important to ensure public sector bodies are adhering to these standards.

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GDPR Essentials (Level 1)

ICM
Certified
This two-day course will look at the basics of the GDPR and what it means for organisations. Attendees will delve into the core concepts of the Regulation and how they differ from the current Data Protection regime. It will also look at the implications of GDPR on cross-border data sharing.

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GDPR: Data Protection for Law Enforcement Functions (Level 1a)

ICM
Certified
Data-sharing is an essential element of law enforcement. This is true not only of the data-sharing between domestic organisations, but also the data-sharing between countries in the interest of international security. This two-day course will examine how the new Regulations will impact law enforcement practices.

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GDPR Advanced (Level 2)

ICM
Certificed
This Level 2 course will build on a foundation of knowledge previously earned. The two-day course will help Data Protection Officers develop skills and an action plan of how best to manage the changes that need to be made to organisational practices to ensure compliance with the GDPR. Tools such as Privacy Impact Assessments will also be explored.

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Certificate in Employment Law

ICM
Certified
Award
Public Affairs Ireland custom-built this programme to suit the needs of the attendees. The modules involved covered the main tenants of Employment Law in Ireland. While this course is specifically for those it was built for, a similar course can be adapted for your organisation.

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Certificate in Freedom of Information

ICM
Certified
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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Certificate in Policy Development, Legislative Drafting and Delivery

ICM
Certified
This three-day course provides practical guidance in understanding of policy development, the legislative process and legislative drafting. You will gain a keen understanding of how policy and legislation are made in Ireland while examining the role of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA), looking at how legislation can be produced that is both effective and accessible.

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Certificate in Public Law

ICM
Certified
Award
The aim of this two day course is to provide public servants with the information and competencies in the area of public law so that they have the ability to fulfil their roles. It will take a practical approach, focusing on the key legal principles, and applying them to everyday situations. You will participate by way of group exercises and discussion in order to gain understanding.

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Certificate in Regulatory Investigations, Inspections and Prosecutions

ICM
Certified
Where legal proceedings are involved, it is best to be aware of not only the legal and statutory obligations you must operate under, but also best practice in the field. This 2.5-day course takes attendees through preparation of evidence and reports, and taking and collating statements. Theory will be underpinned by demonstrations and practical work.

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Legal, Regulatory, and Public Policy Workshops

Courtroom Skills

5 CPD
Points
There are many circumstances in which public sector employees are called to give evidence in a courtroom and the prospect can be daunting. This workshop will teach you how to present evidence and respond to questions under cross examination in an effective way. As a practical seminar you will learn to anticipate and deal with effective cross-examination to ensure that the evidence that you deliver is not unwittingly undermined or misinterpreted is a key requirement for any expert witness.

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Legal Discovery

5 CPD
Points
Before a trial, any relevant documentation that is relevant to the case must be released for scrutiny by both parties involved. This process, legal discovery, can be an arduous task. As digital means of storing information develop, so too does the process of legal discovery. This workshop includes guidance on the latest changes in regulations regarding discovery.

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Overview of Freedom of Information

3 CPD
Points
A broad understanding of the principles and practises of Freedom of Information is invaluable to those working in public bodies. This half-day seminar takes a wide look at the legislation, the responsibilities of organisations in which FOI is applicable, and the practicalities of processing an FOI request.

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Workplace Investigations

5 CPD
Points
If you are in a leadership position, it is likely that you may have to undertake an investigation in your workplace to either refute or support claims or allegations made. Retaining your objectivity is key in conducting an investigation such as this. This workshop helps attendees look at situations without bias in order to bring about a solution to an issue.

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Update Series: Developments in Environmental and Planning Law

3 CPD
Points
Recent litigation in the areas of planning and environmental matters are developing the way we must approach judicial reviews in these areas. This half-day workshop will examine some of the most recent and most impactful developments in these areas and highlight in the context of the current judicial review process in Ireland.

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