Managing regulation, enforcement and compliance

Please note: This event has recently moved from Townsville to Cairns. 

Professor Sparrow from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and former senior British Police Officer will explain the complexity of social regulation, managing compliance, enforcing the law and security in a world that emphasises harm reduction and risk-control.

Develop a clearer understanding of the resources and authorisation needed to run effective risk-control, solve problems and manage compliance operations.

You will discuss current prescriptions for reform, such as customer service and process improvement, considering the regulatory task which values broader public purposes. You will discover how an agency can use innovative compliance tools without being ‘soft’.

What will you learn?

Over five-and-a-half days, Professor Sparrow’s workshop will include guest presentations, case studies and interactive discussion about the issues that challenge regulators. 

Managing regulation, enforcement and compliance content will include:

  • strategic public management
  • defining mission and consequences for operational methods
  • pressures for ‘better regulation’
  • the risk-based regulator
  • risk-control and measuring performance
  • managing discretion
  • different regulatory structures
  • categories of risk and the implications for effective control
  • choices and pragmatism in strategy and tactics
  • tackling major risks
  • implementation issues.

Outstanding teacher and facilitator of learning. Inspirational. Excellent guide through the complexity.

Who should attend?

  • Mid-to- senior-level managers in law enforcement, social regulation, security, intelligence and other risk-control roles in government.

Who will lead the course?

How much will it cost?

$6,695 (inc. GST)

ANZSOG alumni receive a 15% discount*
*Every person that completes the Executive Masters of Public Administration, Executive Fellows Program, Towards Strategic Leadership or an international program becomes part of our alumni. Read more about our alumni community

Workshop fee includes

  • all learning materials
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • two dinners

Please note: accommodation is not provided in this fee.

To enquire about this workshop, please complete the executive workshop enquiry form.

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Venue information

  • Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
  • Address: Pier Point Rd,

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