This course teaches the basics of legislative problem-solving, beginning with policy and law development. Participants learn to use the Legislative Problem-Solving Method to provide decision makers with the evidence necessary to choose effective legislative solutions. At each step, participants learn and practice a number of research and presentation strategies to make information useful to decision makers. 

This course strengthens the capacity of parliamentary and ministry staff to support decision makers with the necessary facts, logically organized, to design legislative solutions that solve problems in a cost-effective way. The training is designed to enhance parliamentary and ministry staff members’ knowledge of, and ability to effectively use, a range of research and presentation tools.