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Co-production in practice

This course is only delivered bespoke and isn’t available on our public training programme. Please contact us for an informal discussion about your learning needs.

Co-production, if done well, can ensure that citizens have a meaningful voice and are at centre of the design and delivery of public services.

This course will look at the current Welsh context for co-production and demystify the terminology around co-production. Factors that need to be in place for co-production to thrive, such as a cultural shift to enable shared power with citizens and an asset based approach will be considered as well as the benefits and challenges of working in a co-productive way.

Case studies highlighting co-production in practice will be shared during the course and there will be the opportunity to practice a number of participative planning tools.


To introduce the concept of co-production and how it can be used in the design and delivery of public services.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will have:

  • Contextualised co-production within Wales
  • Better understood what is meant by co-production
  • Discussed the culture context needed for co-production to thrive
  • Gained an appreciation of the benefits and challenges
  • Shared case studies of co-production in practice
  • Practised participative planning tools

Who this course is for

This course is aimed individuals, communities and organisations who want to further develop and increase their skills and knowledge of public engagement and work in a co-productive way.


1 day