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21 - MUN - Municipality Services and Local Governance


MUN 117 - Municipal Development Program (MDP) -10 days

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MUN 117 24 August 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 5900 Registration Form Link
MUN 117 21 September 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 5900 Registration Form Link
MUN 117 19 October 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 5900 Registration Form Link
MUN 117 16 November 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 5900 Registration Form Link
MUN 117 14 December 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 5900 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course participants will gain the knowledge of operations and functions of municipal development including policy making, committee structures and processes, and budget processes. It is designed to provide participants with a specialization in municipal leadership and administrative services. In addition to public policy making and effective service delivery, the program focuses on accounting and financial management, human resource management, community development, and social, cultural and political issues.

Course Objectives

  • Expanding access to basic municipal services
  • Strengthening finance management in municipalities
  • Applying accounting and financial knowledge to the operation of organizations
  • Developing and implementing a clear and inspiring vision for municipalities

Who Should Attend?

  • Municipal and district managers and officers
  • Local government officials
  • Project and Programme Managers
  • Project and Programme Officers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Development of institutional capacity
  • Developing municipal vision
  • Operationalising the vision

Day 2

  • Leadership benchmark
  • Managing people
  • Managing money

Day 3

  • Preparation of feasibility and detailed studies
  • Stakeholder involvement and management
  • Effective management

Day 4

  • Organisational and Human Resource development
  • Effective financial management systems
  • Investment planning, budgeting, and execution for better service delivery

Day 5

  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Balanced scorecard and performance based management
  • Technical studies and support

Day 6

  • Expanding resource base beyond transfers
  • Awareness raising
  • Public relations work and participation

Day 7

  • Project planning, management support and capacity building
  • Project management costs including operating costs
  • Preparation of detailed design for upgrading

Day 8

  • Drainage plans
  • Solid waste management
  • Emergency support to the sanitation department

Day 9

  • Asset management study
  • Establishment of an asset management system
  • Settlement projects and landscape
  • Lands upgrading

Day 10

  • Using technology to enhance municipal services
  • Computerization of management systems