Development of Indicators for Effective Governance

Pretoria
14 January to 25 January
Overview: 

Governance has been defined as the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources for development. However, governance is not simply about how government conducts business in its own sphere. It is also about how government interacts with civil society. It tells how well government has encouraged and facilitated people’s participation not only in the delivery of services but also in the evaluation and monitoring of government performance itself.

Governance is a complex concept. It includes state institutions and structures, decision making processes, capacity to implement and the relationship between government officials and the public (Landell-Mills and Serageldin 1992).

This course covers the latest developments in developing indicators of effective good governance

Target Audience: 

This training course in intended for Business Managers, Chief Executive Officers, Board Members, Auditing Committee Members, Internal and External Auditors and government officials and those from both the private and public sector who wish to under governance

Course Outcomes: 

Upon completing this workshop, the delegates should be able to:

  • Develop measurable indicators of good governance in the public sector and at the local government level
  • Test the applicable and acceptable good governance indicators in evaluating and monitoring governance and performance
  • Understand that indicators can be integrated in the monitoring and evaluation system within the framework of Sustainable Human Development
  • Develop confidence in crafting effective indicators of good corporate governance in the organisation
  • Gain understanding of the essential factors of good corporate governance and how to sustain business ethics
  • Enhance understanding of the fundamentals of the composite index of the quality of governance at the different governance levels
  • Facilitate the analysis of the organisation or the country-specific and crosscutting case studies