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