|00M1||December 2, 2018 - December 6, 2018||Cairo - EGYPT||2800||
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the distinctiveness of local government as part of the public sector in development and service delivery.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of governance within a prescribed statutory and legal framework.
- Understand the influence of the environment on local government and differentiate between the influences of the various role players in this regard.
- Apply ethical practices in management and decision making in local government.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the components of the external environment and its impact on local government.
- Understand the process of managing finances and budgets in local governments.
- Apply managerial skills in managing a local government workforce optimally.
- Apply project management skills in managing local government.
- Governmental relations professionals and managers .
- Administrators and general duties involving government relations.
- Marketing managers and marketing professionals .
- Public relations professionals .
- Introduction and course overview.
- Introduction to governmental relations .
- Why governmental relations are important :
- The purpose of governmental relations
- Carrying out the inquiry
- The formal structures of governmental relations
- The existing structures
- The Joint Ministerial Committee
- Lessons from other examples of governmental relations
- Devolved and federal systems
- The Councils
- Improving the formal structures
- The importance of a formal framework
- The current Joint Ministerial Committee
- Bilateral forums
- Complexity and inter-dependency:
- Policy co-operation and co-ordination
- Policy and research co-operation: driver behavior
- Dispute resolution
- A statutory basis for governmental relations
- The Finance Ministers’ Quadrilateral
- Independent advice on funding the devolved administrations
- An imbalanced relationship?
- Equal participants
- Mutual respect
- Ministerial responsibilities
- Territorial Offices and Secretaries of State
- Recommendations and changes
- Current ministerial and departmental responsibilities
- Towards a merged department?
- Arguments in favour
- Arguments against
- Central co-ordination and responsibility
- The Civil Service and departmental interactions
- Formal and informal arrangements
- An inconsistent approach
- Experience and expertise among civil servants
- Transparency and parliamentary scrutiny
- Joint Ministerial Committee and formal bilateral meetings
- Civil service
- Committee scrutiny
- Current committee structures
Course assessment .
English & Arabic
10% in case of Three P. (or more)