Administrative Decision Making (Virtual)


<h2 id="course-description">Course Description</h2> <hr /> <h5 id="suitable-for-aps-el">Suitable for: APS-EL</h5> <h6 id="delivery-of-online-facilitated-sessions-use-a-virtual-classroom-tool-e.g.zoom-adobe-connect-webex-or-pexip.agencies-have-access-to-different-virtual-classroom-tools.prior-to-enrolling-on-a-course-it-is-suggested-that-you-check-if-you-have-any-restrictions-using-the-tools.if-you-would-like-to-complete-the-course-but-cannot-access-the-virtual-classroom-tool-on-your-work-device-or-network-we-recommend-you-use-a-personal-device-such-as-a-laptop-or-computer-with-a-strong-network-to-support-you-at-home-or-other-offsite-location.for-more-information-please-refer-to-our-terms-and-conditions">Delivery of online-facilitated sessions use a virtual classroom tool (e.g. Zoom, Adobe Connect, WebEx or Pexip). Agencies have access to different virtual classroom tools. Prior to enrolling on a course, it is suggested that you check if you have any restrictions using the tools. If you would like to complete the course, but cannot access the virtual classroom tool on your work device or network, we recommend you use a personal device such as a laptop or computer with a strong network to support you at home or other offsite location. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions.</h6> <hr /> <h4 id="overview">Overview</h4> <p>Making good administrative decisions that are consistent with legal and policy frameworks is an essential skill. Examine legal authorities that make decisions and the responsibilities of administrative decision-makers. Work through case studies and scenarios to identify, interpret and apply legislation in making decisions and examine how decisions can be reviewed.</p> <h4 id="participant-benefits">Participant benefits</h4> <p>On completion of this program, you will be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Describe the legal and administrative framework for APS decision-making.</li> <li>Interpret and apply legislation and other guidance in administrative decision-making.</li> <li>Make fair and robust decisions within delegations and accountability mechanisms.</li> <li>Assemble a suite of useful strategies to assist with effective decision-making in the workplace.</li> </ul> <h4 id="inclusions">Inclusions</h4> <ul> <li>Phase 1: Briefing Session – 1 x 30 minute meeting via Skype</li> <li>Phase 2: Pre-course self-directed learning</li> <li>Phase 3: Workshop discussion – 1 x 2 hour virtual classroom</li> </ul> <hr /> <h5 id="this-program-aligns-with-the-working-in-government-craft-at-the-foundation-level">This program aligns with the Working in Government Craft at the Foundation level</h5> <p>Working in Government is a willingness to serve and the ability to apply a deep understanding of the context in which the APS operates. To find out more about the Working in Government Craft visit the <a href="https://www.apsacademy.gov.au/" target="_blank">APS Academy Website</a></p>

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