Course Title: Transformative Leadership For Implementing Public Sector Reforms In Africa
Venue: Dubai, UAE
Learning Duration: 1 week
Starting: 6 Dec 2021 Ending: 10 Dec 2021
Fees: 1500 USD
Payment Details: To cover tuition and training materials only
COURSE OVERVIEW Where have all the leaders gone…?’the title of a book by Iacocca L (2007). Africa is endowed with many natural resources and yet it lags behind and even gets aid from those countries which have no resources including drinking water. Majority of African countries have embraced the new public management paradigm and are actively pursuing public sector reforms for improved good governance and improved service delivery. Leadership is key to improving performance management in the public service of any government.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Permanent/principal secretaries; Directors/commissioners/assistant commissioners; Chief executive officers and senior managers in public enterprises, Executive agencies and local government Institutions.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Identify leadership challenges in the African public service; • Apply principles and practices of collaborative leadership vs trans-formative leadership in implementing public service reforms and national vision for results; • Cultivate leadership at all levels in order to manage programmes and achieve higher level results; • Explain death of reverence and how to manage and lead knowledge workers; • Implement e-government and i-government (integrated government) for eradicating corruption; • Apply leadership role in nurturing and promoting innovation in public service management.
TOPICS INCLUDE • Leadership in the public sector for achieving results; • Review result based management concept in the public service; • Collaborative leadership vs. trans-formative leadership in implementing public service reforms and national vision; • Best practices in public sector delivery and rebuilding citizen trust; • E-government and I-government; • Leadership and innovation in public service management in Africa; • Creating a learning public service • Effective management of parliamentary committees; • Effective scrutiny; • Transparency, participation and outreach.