Presentation on theme: "GOVERNMENT TRAINING ORGANISATIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH SHAPING UP."— Presentation transcript:
GOVERNMENT TRAINING ORGANISATIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH SHAPING UP
THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION...
IS IT REALLY SO? Or are we just paying lip service to the notion?
TRAINING IS ESSENTIAL We are told that without training...
TRAINING, THE RIGHT TRAINING AND TRAINING THE RIGHT PEOPLE Training which is not properly focused can have just as serious consequences
ENTER TRAINING FOR COMPETENCIES A characteristic and measurable pattern of knowledge, skill and ability, demonstrated through behaviours, which underlies and drives exceptional performance
WHERE TO PLACE THE FOCUS What competencies do we need to be fit for purpose?
QUALIFICATIONS vs COMPETENCIES But do we really have to choose?
CORE COMPETENCIES Strategic Management Leadership and People Management Financial, Resource, and Business Management Interpersonal Skills and Communication Decision making and Analytical thinking Self-management and Self-development Management of Change Innovation and Creativity Technical Ability and Operational Competence Relationship Management (customer focus) Governance Information Management and Analysis The Senior Management Toolkit
BUT HOW DOES IT ALL LINK UP? Accurate job descriptions + Competencies identified + Psychometric testing/Skills assessment & Profiling + Training = Award/Certificate Competency Award Certificate
TALENT MANAGEMENT & CAREER PATHS We need to develop specialisations and expertise to match the needs out there.
LEVEL OF KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS Level 1 Sufficiently able to define and manage skill if required. Level 2 Understands the background, issues and implications sufficiently to be able to understand how to proceed further and advise client accordingly. Level 3 Detailed knowledge of subject area and capable of providing professional advice and guidance. Ability to integrate capability into business area. Level 4 Extensive and substantial practical experience and applied knowledge on the subject
BUILDING COMPETENCIES Means a Public Administration staying in shape... To foster economic growth
BUT COMPETENCIES REFLECT NEEDS And we shape up according to those needs
FLEXIBILITY REMAINS KEY
Thank you (No Public Officers were harmed in the making of this presentation)