The Making Good Decisions Programme (MGD) Foundation Course covers 10 modules and is run over two days.
Module 1 - Natural Justice and Ethics
Module 2 - Principles of RMA Decision Making
Module 3 - Considerations Relating to Maori
Module 4 - The Planning Framework and Hearings
Module 5 - Consent Hearings
Module 6 - Roles of Participants in Hearings
Module 7 - Procedures for Hearings under the RMA
Module 8 - Managing Hearings
Module 9 - Considering, Testing and Weighing Evidence
Module 10 - Deliberation and Preparing Decisions
Please note there is a pre assessment that needs to be completed prior to attending the course which counts for 20% of the final result. There is also a post assessment on completion of the course which counts for 80% of the final result.