Working in a Political Environment

Whether you work with politicians or are a politician yourself making your way in the political world, understanding the environment you work in, and with whom, is essential.

This programme will help you navigate the political world, and give you insight into how people not only survive but thrive in this challenging environment.


About the course
Course content

  • Introduction to politics
  • Political structures
  • Political life
  • Political leadership and models
  • The political group and group dynamics
  • Politicians – a role of many hats
  • Working together – professionals and politicians
  • Political thinking
  • Decision making in a political arena
  • How it works in practice
  • Case studies

Duration of course

Bitesize, half day, full day or two programmes are available. Two-day programmes allow enough time to ground the learning with your organisation.

Why Capital Academy

All programmes delivered by the Capital Academy are designed to add value to people, teams, and organisations, and can be tailored to suit your specific needs. Our trainers offer expert industry knowledge and learning support, to help you develop your own understanding and skills. They will remain available to you after the delivery of the training, as a friendly face who can deal with any follow up queries. Ongoing support is also available via our consultancy firm, Capital People, or via our law firm, Capital Law.