Advanced Governmental Relations Management

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00M1 December 2, 2018 - December 6, 2018 Cairo - EGYPT 2800

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  • 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.

The Delegates

  • 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
    • Guidance
    • Experience and expertise among civil servants
  • Transparency and parliamentary scrutiny
    • Transparency
    • Joint Ministerial Committee and formal bilateral meetings
    • Civil service
    • Committee scrutiny
    • Current committee structures

Course assessment .

The Launguage

English & Arabic

The Discount

10% in case of Three P. (or more)