876-0301-00L  Policy-Making in Practice

SemesterHerbstsemester 2022
DozierendeT. Bernauer, D. N. Bresch, T. Schmidt
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch


KurzbeschreibungEffective management of risks and uncertainty as well as communication of scientific evidence to stakeholders and policy-makers are essential for successful policy-advice and policy-making. Hence, this module conveys the fundamentals of risk analysis/management and of writing for policy-makers. Besides an academic perspective, it features practitioners working at the technology-policy interface.
LernzielRisk Analysis and Risk Management:
Participants understand (1) the role risk and uncertainty play in decision-​ and policy-​making, (2) common approaches to risk management, (3) how to apply methods of quantitative risk analysis, (4) how to communicate risk information clearly and effectively.
Writing for Policy-Makers:
Participants understand (1) particular prerequisites for successful dissemination of scientific results to policy-​makers and the wider public, (2) expectations and needs of different target groups and audiences, (3) how to effectively write policy briefs for stakeholders and policy-​makers.
LiteraturCourse materials can be found on Moodle.