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Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making

2019 Executive Education Certificate Program

May 21 – 24, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA



The May 2019 session is now full. Please email for wait list information. 

Who Should Attend

This executive program is intended for any executive or professional who interacts with regulatory decisions. It is well-suited for executives or professionals from around the world who work with regulation at the local, state, provincial, regional, national, or international levels, whether from business or government. Professionals from independent regulatory organizations, government ministries or departments, law firms, corporations, insurance companies, advocacy organizations, and non-profit institutions will gain and refine essential skills. In addition to benefiting from the expertise of Penn Law’s renowned faculty, participants will have the opportunity to network with one another and learn from shared experiences.


Through this interactive program, you will:

  • Develop your capacity to use core analytical tools essential for making, assessing, and responding to regulatory decisions.
  • Ground yourself in the major concepts and techniques used to inform and improve decision-making across all areas of economic and social regulation. 
  • Enhance your capabilities within your professional setting to establish, implement, enforce, influence, or comply with regulations. 
  • Strengthen your ability to draw on analytical techniques when providing internal or external input into regulatory development, review, and modification.


Sample Program Schedule*

Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making

May 21–24, 2019



May 21


May 22


May 23


May 24

Morning Session 1

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Framework for Regulatory Analysis and Decisions  Analytic and Decision-Making Criteria Conducting Retrospective Analysis Risk-Based Decision-Making and Performance Management

Morning Session 2

10:30 a.m. –12 p.m.

Defining and Dissecting Regulatory Problems Benefit-Cost Analysis Statistical Analysis for Regulation Achieving Regulatory Excellence

Afternoon Session 1

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Identifying and Designing Regulatory Solutions Distributional Analysis  Risk Analysis and Uncertainty   

Afternoon Session 2

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Regulatory Instrument Choice Enforcement and Compliance Strategies   Application: Analyzing Employment Impacts  

*Representative curriculum. Schedule serves as an example of topics covered by the program.  

Program Fee

Private sector professionals: $2,495

Government agencies & non-profit entities: $2,195**

**A limited amount of financial aid is available to qualified applicants from the public sector. For more information, please send a request to .

Registration Deadlines

Early bird registration February 15, 2019 ($150 off program fee)

Final deadline: April 1, 2019***

***If you are interested in registering for the program past the April 1st deadline, please contact  for further details on being placed on the wait list. 

Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLE)

This program has been approved for 21.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. MCLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. If you have any questions regarding CLE, please email us at .

Compliance Certification Board Credits (CCB)® 

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 25.2 live CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

Contact Us

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