Strategic Leadership and Governance Toolkit

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Course Format
Dates and Fees
Course Description

The pressures and challenges facing governments of all types are growing. The number and complexity of issues is increasing, the budgets and resources available to manage these issues is limited and expectations of citizens are becoming more demanding. Citizens, legislators, NGOs, journalists and other stakeholders have access to more information and tools, such as social media, to make their voices heard.  Developing and implementing effective policies, managing change, dealing with crises, and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders are essential skills for government officials at all levels, whether appointed or elected.

This training course on the Strategic Leadership and Governance Toolkit will provide strategies and tools to enhance the leadership performance of government officials and allow them to take a strategic approach to managing the issues that face a modern government.    

This training course will highlight:

  • Ethics and values of good government
  • Building a high performance culture
  • Effective policy outcomes
  • Managing change
  • Crisis management
  • Stakeholder engagement
Learning Objectives

At the end of this training course you will:  

    • Recent global trends and developments in government leadership
    • How to ensure high ethical standards are maintained
    • How to develop an effective organizational culture
    • Effective strategies and tools for developing and implementing high quality policy
    • How to manage change
    • How to manage crises
    • Effective stakeholder engagement
Who Should Attend?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will especially benefit:

  • Senior Government Officials
  • Aspiring Government Leaders
  • State-owned Company Executives
  • Parliamentarians
  • Civil Servants
  • Regulatory Officials
  • Officials from public bodies and committees
  • Non-executive Directors of government agencies
  • Officials from government agencies
Duration: 10 Days

24th June – 5th July, 2024

11th –22nd November, 2024

  • The Purpose of Government
  • Ethics, Values and Standards
  • Human Rights
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Global Trends and Developments
  • Challenges Facing Government Departments Today
  • What is culture?
  • Shaping an Effective Organizational Culture
  • Maintaining an Effective Culture
  • Effective Team Performance
  • Performance Management
  • Feedback and Appraisal
  • Setting Policy Priorities
  • Policy Development
  • Effective Consultation
  • Impact Assessment
  • Delivering Policy
  • Planning for a Crisis
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • First Response
  • Managing the Crisis
  • Crisis Communication
  • Managing the Aftermath
  • Who is a stakeholder?
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Engagement Strategies
  • Public Consultation
  • Grievance Mechanisms

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