Public Policy: Design and Implementation for Success

Develop the competencies to address the end-to-end implementation cycle of policies

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Course Dates


18 December 2023

Course Duration


2 months, online
4-6 hours per week

Course Fee


US$2,000 and get US$200 off with a referral

Course Information Flexible payment available
Course Information Special group enrolment pricing
Please note that the programme duration includes a break week for Christmas from 24 Dec 2023 to 07 Jan 2024,
and for Chinese New Year from 09 Feb 2024 to 15 Feb 2024.

Applications close on 8 December 2023

Apply before 8 December 2023 and avail early bird tuition assistance of USD 50.
Use code APAC50ALL9153 while applying.

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What Will This Programme Do For You?

  • Formulate public policies by using a designcentred approach while being sensitive to the complex political and societal environment
  • Evaluate policies using quantitative analysis techniques, impact evaluation and cost-benefit analysis
  • Analyse challenges and ethics involved in creating public policies, along with the effects of digitalisation and technology on policy processes
  • Build effective policy communications using data, memos and briefs

Programme Highlights

  • Designed for Policy Influencers looking to enhance expertise and impact
  • Integration of policy frameworks, communications, implementations, and evaluation strategies
  • Real-world policy case studies
  • Capstone project: Finding an innovative solution to a real-world problem

How You Will Learn

93 Recorded Video Lectures

8 Case Study Based Assignments

8 Peer Discussions

8 Quizzes

4 Real-World Case Studies

Programme Modules

The Public Policy: Design and Implementation for Success programme will be delivered by Dr Jun Jie Woo who has extensive experience in Urban Policy, Smart Cities, Crisis Management & Financial Regulation.

    • Public Policy: Solutions for Society
    • Public Policy: Solutions for Society
    • Goals and Objectives of Public Policy
    • The Interdisciplinary Nature of Public Policy
    • Case Studies: Understanding Public Policy in the Real World
    • Wicked Problems in Public Policy
    • Understanding Policy Solutions
    • Markets, States, and Public Policy
    • The Policy Cycle
    • Policy Instruments and Design
    • Policy Change and Transformation
    • Institutions
    • Policy Entrepreneurs
    • Politics, Society and Policy
    • Quantitative Analysis: Regression, Correlation and Statistical Uncertainty
    • Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • Impact Evaluation
    • Public Policy Communication
    • Crafting Effective Policy Memos and Briefs
    • Influence and Advocacy
    • Technology, Innovation and Public Policy
    • E-Governance & Smart Cities
    • Strategic Foresight and Futures Thinking
    • Public Sector Leadership
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Ethics and Leadership

Case Studies

Taiwan’s Covid-19 Communications

Taiwan’s Covid-19 Communications

Taiwan has one of the lowest rates of infections and fatalities arising from the Covid-19 infection. This was achieved through necessary precautions by citizens of Taiwan. This civic response was driven by effective communication by Taiwan's government. Taiwan's Central Epidemics Command Control and National Communication Commission collaborated closely to educate its citizens of pro-social behavior.

Singapore Smart Cities

Singapore Smart Cities

In 2014 Singapore's Smart Nation Initiative was launched to drive Singapore’s transformation into a smart city. It was a nationwide initiative for digitalisation to drive economic growth and ensure high-quality life.

New Zealand Public Service Code of Conduct

New Zealand Public Service Code of Conduct

New Zealand is known for its lowest rate of corruption. The New Zealand government has created a code of conduct for public servants to guide them on behavior required of them. This code of conduct is based on three principles.

Singapore Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation (POFMA) Bill

Singapore Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation (POFMA) Bill

Singapore government introduced the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation (POFMA) bill to tackle fake news. This case study provides a broad overview of Singapore’s POFMA and examines the issues at stake.

Why Enrol in Public Policy: Design and Implementation for Success?

In the Public Policy: Design and Implementation for Success programme offered by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Executive Education, National University of Singapore you will explore modules that will enable you to understand how social, economic, and political conditions change and how public policies must evolve to meet the needs of a changing society.

The programme is a unique integration of the frameworks, processes, communications, implementations, challenges, and evaluation strategies for effective policy making.

Build your capacity to critically engage with public policy and develop insights to enhance your policy expertise and impact, so that you can set up your organisation for success, address the most critical and common challenges, and to ultimately ameliorate economic, social, or other public issues.


There is high hiring demand in Policy Design & Analysis in Southeast Asia, with more than 10% professional growth rate.


Who Is This Programme For?

The programme is designed for policy influencers looking to enhance expertise and impact in their current role by:

  • Building capacity in contemporary concepts in public policy through real-world case studies and applications
  • Acquiring skillsets to critically engage with public policy and develop insights to make policy recommendations or decisions

Programme Faculty

Dr Jun Jie Woo

Senior Research Fellow in the Governance and Economy Department at the Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Executive Education, National University of Singapore.

Dr Jun Jie Woo is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, National University of Singapore. He was previously Assistant Professor and Programme Leader at the Education University of Hong Kong and prior to that Assistant Professor and Community Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University. As Rajawali Fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Dr Woo studied Boston’s FinTech sector. His interest in technology and urban policy began as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology of Design... More info

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Programme Testimonials

Fexibility to be able to have access to the contents anytime to suit my irregular schedule helped me in completing the programme at my own pace.

— Hayden Tay, Real Estate, Realtor, ERA Realty Network Pte Ltd

Program Director of Online Program, Thammasat University Everything from programme structure, organization to curriculum design is appropriate for person who does not have a degree in public policy.

— Dr Sarawut Ramjan, Program Director of Online Program, Thammasat University

Excellent and up to date content and study material.

— Roy Nugroho, Director of Grab For Business (GFB), Grab Indonesia



Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a digital Certificate of Completion by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Executive Education, National University of Singapore.

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