Muscat, The first stage of the 3rd Government
Competency Program started at the Inter-Continental Hotel today. The
program is implemented by the Ministry of Civil Service in cooperation
with the Institute of Public Administration and Competence HR
This stage includes a program entitled “Strategic Management”
presented by Dr. Yasar Jarrar, Vice Chair, Global Agenda Council on
the Future of Government, World Economic Forum which addresses
various aspects of strategic planning.
The Government Competency Program is one of the most important
administrative programs dealing with human resources development,
as it is a top priority in the planning process, with 44 participants from
the directors general category and their equivalents in various units of
the administrative apparatus of the state.
In general, the program aims to develop leading figures with high
potential for change by acquiring many skills, including understanding
the government sector, developments in the management of
government institutions, and studying the best international practices in
transforming the governmental sector into an effective and responsive
The program will include a number of workshops on professional and
personal skills, field trips to learn from the private sector in government
services, and meetings with leading figures in the Sultanate.
Source: Oman News Agency