Enhanced leadership, good governance and financial management in the public sector has been a running theme for more than a decade. Effective leadership in the public sector spurs productivity; good governance leads to better development results and sound financial management enhances the stakeholders’ confidence in the leadership and initiatives that an organization chooses to pursue. This course prepares managers who are newly promoted and those aspiring to be promoted to take on the leadership role with greater confidence and to embrace the principles of good governance and sound financial management practices.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Directors, deputy directors, finance managers, human resource managers, project managers, senior and principal economists, heads of sections and those aspiring to occupy leadership positions in the public sector. Those working in projects that are financed by development partners will also benefit from the course.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:-
• Apply transformational leadership skills;
• Analyze the role of leaders in developing and actualizing the vision for their organizations;
• Explain how to successfully implement and lead change initiatives in your organization and department;
• Boost personal effectiveness and those of others by becoming more proactive and a decision architect and sustain the performance of the organization and your employees;
• Apply leadership principles to safeguard public assets and detect fraud;
• Describe the principles and practice of good governance;
• Enhance allocative, administrative, absorptive capacity for the financial resources earmarked for planned activities;
• Improve financial management skills;
• Undertake enterprise risk management.
• The role of leadership in the public sector;
• Leadership challenges;
• Transformational leadership;
• 360 degrees leadership and blue ocean leadership;
• Leading change initiatives and results based leadership;
• Conflict management, negotiation skills and decision making;
• Cornerstones of good governance;
• The board and management interface.