Engage is proud to offer New Zealand’s first ever educational course on effective advocacy – the Government Relations Nanodegree.
Whether you’re looking to start a career in government relations, hone your existing skills, or widen your knowledge to score that big promotion, the Government Relations Nanodegree will help you perfect your modern day lobbying skills for the New Zealand market.
Delivered alongside our partner platform, Rapid Parrot, the Government Relations Nanodegree uses up-to-date case studies and modern day examples to ensure content remains relevant.
You will learn:
As the first of its kind in the country, Engage’s Government Relations Nanodegree creates a minimum education standard for New Zealand’s government relations industry
At 5 - 10 hours per week
Just-in-time learning: material is available 24/7 on any device
While there are no prerequisites, it is recommended that learners have an elementary understanding of New Zealand’s system of government.
Our curriculum is based on industry needs and has been shaped alongside instructional designers, stakeholders, industry professionals and customers for practical application. Delivered online through a fully digital, cloud-based host platform, the course will demonstrate you have the skills needed to excel in government relations in New Zealand.
Demonstrate an understanding of the New Zealand legal and political system, paying particular attention to The Treaty of Waitangi
Be able to create a plan and process on how to effectively communicate to those in government
Our host platform is fully digital, cloud-based and works on all devices that have access to the internet. The dashboards provide meaningful and actionable data which creates specific and data-rich assessment and insights at scale.
In addition, content is written to respond to the audience, using language, references and explanations which suit the numeracy, literacy, cultural and socio-economic requirements of the learners.