If you’re looking to connect with parliamentary experts, international peers, and prestigious guest speakers, register for our Current Trends in Parliamentary Administration course.

This five-day intensive course will provide you with an overview of democratic and parliamentary principles, enable you to exchange best practices, and set the stage for the rigorous online component of the program.

Topics Covered

Featured topics include:

  • Democracy, Accountability, and Parliaments
  • Government Accountability
  • Core Functions of Parliament
  • Oversight & Corruption
  • Legislative-Executive Relations
  • Corporate Management of Parliament
  • Benchmarking Parliamentary Performance
  • Parliamentary Research
  • Leadership

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Thoroughly comprehend democratic and parliamentary principles
  • Review trends and challenges faced by parliaments
  • Appreciate the skills required of parliamentary staff
  • Benefit from working with a mentor throughout the program
  • Network and share work experiences with international colleagues
  • Hear from distinguished keynote speakers, such as the RT. Hon. Joe Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada, and Kevin Page, Canada’s first Parliamentary Budget Officer


“The course content was excellent and relevant to my needs. It gave me opportunities to interact and share experiences directly with parliament scholars and participants of other parliaments.”

- Md.Ohiduzzaman

Senior Assistant Secretary, Bangladesh Parliament

Applies Towards the Following Programs

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