The role of government has been steadily changing, with increasing emphasis being placed on setting overall direction through policy and planning, engaging stakeholders and citizens, and sometimes empowering stakeholders or partners to deliver programmes and services. At the same time, the environment for policy and planning has increased in complexity.
This training workshop holding in Abuja is designed to develop good public policy and skills to boost capacity of managers, policy analysts, planners, and others involved in the design and delivery of policies and programmes.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- State the role of public policies in national development;
- Discuss Nigeria’s experience in public policy making and implementation;
- Examine approaches and processes for effective public policy making and implementation;
- Analyse the significance of research and statistics in public policy making and implementation; and
- Discuss issues in the political economy of public policy making and implementation.
- Overview of policy design and implementation in Nigeria
- Elements of public policy formulation and implementation
- Constitutional/institutional framework for public policies
- Economic policy making and implementation
- The role of research and statistics in policy decision making
- Strategies for financing public policies
- Public-private sector policy interface
- Good governance and vision 20:2020 policy strategies
- Good governance and effective policy implementation in Nigeria
- The political economy of public policy
- Challenges of public policy making and implementation
Methodology: Lectures, group discussions, case studies and experience sharing. Audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these learning methods.
Directors and deputy directors in the public sector as well as business executives and members of the academic community. Representatives of the legislative arm of government, civil commissioners, special advisers/assistants and policy analysts are also expected to attend.
Mode of Assessment for Certification: 100 per cent attendance and active participation.
Contact Person: Zonal Coordinator