5th Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

25 May 2013 08:00
27 May 2013 18:30

Saudi Computer Society and the Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST (UNU) are jointly organizing Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 25 to 27 May 2013, sponsored by the National E- government Program, and taught by Elsa Estevez and Tomasz Janowski from UNU.

The training is addressed to policy-makers, decision-makers, public managers and Government Chief Information Officers (GCIO) from the Saudi Government, responsible for planning, managing and sustaining Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Electronic Governance (EGOV) initiatives. It is ideally suited for these organizations that recognize the increasing importance of GCIO for the well-performing public sector and for engaging non-state actors in the pursuit of public policy objectives.
The training will focus on the enabling and facilitating role of ICT and EGOV in: 1) formulating and implementing government policies; 2) increasing the effectiveness, efficiency and efficacy of government programs and operations; and 3) producing concrete value to the public. It will consist of 7 thematic sessions covering a range of knowledge areas relevant to the audience, and organized into Introduction (day 1), Planning and Governance (day 2) and Design and Implementation (day 3):
  1. Day 1 - Introduction - Introduction to EGOV
  2. Day 1 - Introduction - Global Trends in EGOV
  3. Day 2 - Planning and Governance - EGOV Strategy and Alignment
  4. Day 2 - Planning and Governance - Organizational Transformation
  5. Day 2 - Planning and Governance - Government Information Leadership
  6. Day 3 - Design and Implementation - Information Sharing and Interoperability
  7. Day 3 - Design and Implementation - EGOV Infrastructure and Services
Enquiries concerning this training should be directed to:
Email : training@computer.org.sa
Phone : +966 1 488 0707
This training is the fifth in a series of executive trainings organized by UNU following: 1) Macao for government officials from Iraq, Jemen, Jordan and Palestine; 2) Muscat for GCIOs from Oman; 3) Braga for government officials from Dominican Republic, Georgia, Moldova, Portugal and South Korea; and 4) Bandar Seri Begawan for government officials from Brunei Darussalam.
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