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Principles of Administrative Justice 

Principles of Administrative Justice (POAJ) is an introductory or refresher course for administrative decision-makers, investigators, staff, and advocates.

Administrative decision-makers prepare and deliver this course. Our goal is to provide you with a better understanding of the broader role and responsibilities of administrative decision-makers and of the tribunal and administrative law processes. 

This course is a prerequisite for:

  • Interpreting Legislation
  • Evidence
  • Decision-Making
  • Decision-Writing
  • Presenting Cases before Tribunals
  • Effective Hearings
  • Investigations
  • Case Management Practices

Livestream Course Dates

  • September 18, 19, 23, & 24, 2024 (9:30 am-1:00 pm MT)
  • November 20, 21, 25, & 26, 2024 (8:30 am-12:00 pm MT)
  • Available in an online self-paced study model
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Course Purposes

This course intends to:

  • provide you with a better understanding of the broader role and responsibilities of administrative decision-makers and tribunal and administrative law processes,
  • create a solid foundation for the work using the four key principles of fairness, and
  • introduce you to five significant aspects of the work, namely: conducting processes and hearings, admitting and weighing evidence, interpreting legislation, decision-making, and decision-writing.

Course Learning Outcomes

After this course, learners will be able to:

  • describe administrative law and the various roles in administrative law
  • diagnose ethical concerns for administrative decision-makers and apply common tools to resolve them
  • enhance procedural fairness using the four key principles of fairness
  • implement basic steps to prepare for and participate in a fair hearing
  • explain the basic principles of evidence
  • describe the modern method of interpreting legislation
  • practice decision-making using the Foundation’s decision-making model
  • describe basic techniques for solid decision-writing.

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Livestream:  $1,070.00 Members / $1,320.00 Non-Members
Elearning: $1,320.00 
*Refresher:  $599.00 Member or Non-Member

*For individuals who have previously taken the course, and would like to attend a regularly scheduled livestream course at a discount rate.  Please contact us at info@foaj.ca or call 855-466-0501.

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