Course in Political Analysis and Report Writing


The British Academy for Training and Development offers this course which aims to provide participants with the essential skills and knowledge to conduct effective political analyzes and write clear and persuasive reports. Participants will learn the principles, techniques, and tools of political analysis required to examine the political situation, events, and trends and effectively communicate findings through written reports.

Objectives and target group

Who should attend? 

  • Political analysts.
  • Those responsible for decision-making and policy formulation.
  • Report writers and researchers.
  • Those responsible for international relations and public policy.
  • Government officials and public employees.
  • Journalists, media professionals and politicians.
  • Workers in non-governmental organizations and academic institutions.


Knowledge and Benefits:

After completing the program, participants will be able to master the following:

  • Understand the basics of political analysis.
  • Apply various techniques and tools of political analysis.
  • Analyze the political situation, events and trends effectively.
  • Develop complex and compelling political reports.
  • Understand the role and importance of political analysis and report writing in decision-making and policy formulation.

Course Content

  • Introduction to political analysis
    • Introducing the importance of political analysis
    • Key concepts and terms in political analysis
  • Introduction to report writing
    • The importance of writing the report
    • The basic elements of a good report
  • Understanding political systems and structures
    • Types of political systems
    • Main political institutions and parties
  • SWOT analysis
    • Introduction to the SWOT technique and its benefits
    • How to conduct a SWOT analysis
    • Case study: applying SWOT analysis in the political context
  • Stakeholder analysis
    • Introducing the stakeholder analysis technique and its benefits
    • How to conduct a stakeholder analysis
    • Case study: conducting a stakeholder analysis in the political context
  • Policy analysis
    • Introducing the technique of policy analysis and its benefits
    • How to conduct policy analysis
    • Case study: political policy analysis
  • Analysis of the political situation
    • Understanding the political situation
    • Factors affecting the political situation
    • Case study: analysis of a current political situation
  • Analysis of political events
    • Understanding political events
    • Factors that influence political events
    • Case study: analysis of a recent political event
  • Analysis of political trends
    • Understanding political trends
    • Factors that influence political trends
    • Case study: analysis of a political trend over time
  • Writing effective political reports
    • Organizing the political report
    • Introduction, body, and conclusion
    • Organizing and presenting results
    • Case study: Organizing a political report
  • Writing clear and concise reports
    • Use clear and concise language
    • Avoid specialized language and bias
    • Case study: writing a clear and concise political report
  • Giving recommendations in political reports
    • The importance of recommendations
    • Develop and present recommendations
    • Case study: developing recommendations in a policy report.
  • Advanced skills in political analysis and report writing
    • Critical thinking and analysis
    • The importance of critical thinking in political analysis
    • Apply critical thinking skills
    • Case study: applying critical thinking to political analysis
  • Persuasive writing techniques
    • Write persuasively in political reports
    • Case study: Writing a persuasive political report
  • Editing and reviewing political reports
    • The importance of editing and reviewing
    • Editing and reviewing techniques

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Course Cost

Note / Price varies according to the selected city

Members NO. : 1
£3800 / Member

Members NO. : 2 - 3
£3040 / Member

Members NO. : + 3
£2356 / Member

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