Effective management of electoral processes is key to successful elections in any corner of the world, with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stating that the will of the people, as expressed through periodic and genuine elections, is the basis of legitimate government authority. This course will provide electoral management bodies and all individuals involved in the electoral cycle with a clear understanding of the aims, objectives and organisational themes for the successful management of electoral processes.
Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of the key elements required to effectively manage electoral processes such as electoral integrity, the electoral cycle and logistical considerations. By examining relevant case studies, exploring the duties of electoral bodies and assessing international standards, participants will leave equipped to plan for the management of efficient electoral processes, supported by a sound knowledge of electoral stakeholder needs. 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.
A comprehensive analysis of the mechanisms behind the management of electoral processes will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:
The professional qualifications offered by the Institute are internationally recognised and sought after. In addition, the successful candidate will receive a transcript from the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies certifying specialisation in the Management of Electoral Processes.
By the end of the course the delegates will be able to: