Integrating Public Participation into Public Policy Consensus Process

A place-based course that focuses on methods for integrating the public into consensus-based negotiations between public agencies and their constituencies regarding public policy decisions.
Participants learn through case analysis and skills practice how to determine when negotiation with interest groups is appropriate and when it is not, how to distinguish among the varieties of public participation methods and when each method is appropriate, how to assess whom to involve and when, whether and how to address political minefields. The course can be custom designed to address specific needs.

Offered by


Target Audience

Private sector organizations and government agencies

Course Length

2 days


On request


Local groups are encouraged to contact Resolve to discuss how costs can be supported.

Contact Information

Resolve has offices in Portland, Denver, and Washington DC, see Web site for contact information.

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