Available dates

Jun 21—25, 2020
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Oct 25—29, 2020
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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About the course

Leaders in government face an increasing number of complex issues. Geopolitical challenges, threats to political stability, the rise of popular movements, economic and financial crises, social and cultural issues and technology developments all combine in different forms to apply pressure and pose challenges to government leaders. At the same time the budgets and resources available to manage these issues is limited and expectations of citizens are becoming more demanding. Citizens, legislators, NGOs, journalists and other stakeholders have access to more information and tools such as social media to make their voices heard. Failure to meet these expectations can provoke instability and threaten economic development.

Developing and delivering effective policies, managing change, dealing with crises and engagement with a wide range of stakeholders are essential skills for government officials at all levels, whether appointed or elected. This course will provide strategies and tools to enhance the leadership performance of government officials and allow them to take a strategic approach to managing the issues that face a modern government.

Seminar Objective

On this course, participants will learn:

  • Recent global trends and developments in government leadership
  • How to ensure high ethical standard are maintained
  • How to develop an effective organizational culture
  • Effective strategies and tools for developing and implementing high quality policy
  • How to manage change
  • How to manage crises
  • Effective stakeholder engagement

Seminar Outline

  • Enhance Capability to Adopt a Strategic Approach to Leadership in Government
  • Increase Awareness and Understanding of Global Trends in Government Leadership
  • Enhance the Ability to Maintain the Highest Ethical Standards in Government Leadership
  • Enhance the Ability to Develop and Implement Effective Policy Outcomes
  • Enhance the Ability to Manage Crises
  • Enhance Stakeholder Engagement
  • Organisational Culture and Performance

Who should attend

This training course is suitable to a wide range of government professionals who are interested in developing their strategic leadership capability:

  • Senior Government Officials
  • Aspiring Government Leaders
  • State-owned Company Executives
  • Parliamentarians
  • Civil Servants
  • Regulatory Officials
  • Officials from Public Bodies and Committees
  • Non-executive Directors of Government Agencies
  • Officials from Government Agencies

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