The Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Management program, designed for parliamentary staff, consists of six expert-moderated online courses, each involving live video discussions, pre-recorded video sessions, and moderated online discussion forums complemented by one-on-one professional mentoring. This program helps develop a well-trained cadre of mid-and senior-level staff to bolster parliamentary democracy and build the legislatures of tomorrow.
The Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Governance program, designed for newly elected Members of Parliament from Small States, focuses on the fundamentals of parliamentary governance. It includes an overview of the three arms of government, different parliamentary models in the Commonwealth, the core functions of parliament, executive- legislative relations, the role of an MP, as well as the relationship between parliament and the media. Combining theory and practice, the program uses a blended learning methodology of face-to-face and online courses. This program is sponsored by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.