Professional Certificate in Strategic Reform of Electoral Processes
London, UK

Course Overview

This course provides those involved in all aspects of electoral affairs or election governance with a clear understanding of the mechanisms behind the reform of electoral processes, as well as how challenges in either of these areas can be overcome.  

Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of the key themes involved in strategically reforming electoral processes, such as the effects of different electoral systems and the importance of transparency and communication within them. By exploring the different elements of reform and examining relevant and best practice case studies, participants will leave equipped to utilise efficient administrative processes, campaign to engage stakeholders, and leverage technology to initiate reform in electoral processes. 

A comprehensive analysis of the principles and dynamics behind the strategic reform of electoral processes will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:

  • Electoral systems and how they are chosen
  • Initiating reform of electoral processes
  • Reform of administrative processes
  • Electoral systems, voters and campaigners
  • Reform of legal processes
  • Stakeholder engagement and education during electoral reform
  • Voting technologies in the context of electoral reform


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.

Upon completion of this week-long course and subsequent successful completion of CMI written tasks, the successful candidate will be awarded a Level 7 CMI certificate in Management & Leadership showing the CMI units achieved. The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. The professional qualifications offered by the Institute are internationally recognised and sought after.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • Develop, construct and implement reform of electoral processes
  • Lead effective organisational change
  • Apply the key principles of reforming processes to their organisation
  • Improve capacity and support structures whilst reducing administrative burdens
  • Monitor, evaluate and enhance performance
  • Deliver services that better meet stakeholder needs

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How You Will Benefit

  • The opportunity to gain a recognised professional qualification
  • Hear the latest insights, research and developments in the reform of electoral processes from leading experts
  • Network and share ideas with colleagues from around the world
  • Enhance your skills and knowledge in initiating and managing reform

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