Professional Certificate in Strategic Reform of Electoral Processes

Course Overview

This course provides those involved in all aspects of electoral affairs or election governance with a clear understanding of the mechanisms behind the reform of electoral processes, as well as how challenges in either of these areas can be overcome.

Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of the key themes involved in strategically reforming electoral processes, such as the effects of different electoral systems and the importance of transparency and communication within them. By exploring the different elements of reform and examining relevant and best practice case studies, participants will leave equipped to utilise efficient administrative processes, campaign to engage stakeholders, and leverage technology to initiate reform in electoral processes.

A comprehensive analysis of the principles and dynamics behind the strategic reform of electoral processes will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:

  • Electoral systems and how they are chosen
  • Initiating reform of electoral processes
  • Reform of administrative processes
  • Electoral systems, voters and campaigners
  • Reform of legal processes
  • Stakeholder engagement and education during electoral reform
  • Voting technologies in the context of electoral reform

Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creative learning and networking amongst peers.

Institute of Leadership & Management

The Institute of Management and Leadership (ILM) has approved this training course. ILM combines years of research, knowledge and innovation to champion the leadership agenda for all and since 1947 they have carried out extensive research into the knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviours and values of great leadership. Based on ILM’s core leadership values, this course meets the standard that enables learners who have completed to access the following benefits:

  • Membership of ILM and will receipt of an ICPS/ ILM joint Certificate of achievement for the course
  • Access to a raft of resources to help you with your continuing professional development, including an award-winning library of e-learning content
  • A community of over 30,000 members worldwide enabling you to collaborate and grow your knowledge and skills
  • Receipt of weekly news updates, podcasts and cutting-edge research and a monthly published journal and invitations to topical webinars
  • Authorisation to use approved letters AMInstLM (Associate Member of The Institute of Leadership and Management) after your name for business correspondence

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • Develop, construct and implement reform of electoral processes
  • Lead effective organisational change
  • Apply the key principles of reforming processes to their organisation
  • Improve capacity and support structures whilst reducing administrative burdens
  • Monitor, evaluate and enhance performance
  • Deliver services that better meet stakeholder needs


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