GIS – 15 May, 2018: A three-day executive course on “Creating high performance organisations through strategic human resource management” meant for Human Resource (HR) managers kicked off yesterday at the Voila Hotel in Bagatelle.
Some 30 HR managers from across the public service are attending the training programme organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms in collaboration with the Centre of Specialisation in Public Administration and Management of Botswana and the Civil Service College, Mauritius. The aim is to inculcate in the participants the appropriate skills and knowledge to help them deliver their duties diligently and meet the ever increasing challenges in the civil service.
At the opening of the training programme, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Mr. Deodass Kalisetty Appadu, emphasised on the importance of such courses geared towards providing new set of skills and competencies to public officers so as to cater for the needs on the labour market with the rapid evolution of technology.
The Permanent Secretary also called upon the HR managers to make the most of the training put at their avail and which will eventually help them learn as well as share experiences and expertise from the various resource persons for efficient discharge of human resource functions. He recalled the fundamental role of the HR cadre which is to oversee the conditions of service of every staff and ensure that they are in conformity with the existing rules and regulations.
During the three-day training course, HR managers will be exposed to several topics namely: International perspective and best practices for HR; leadership and change; the Mauritian experience in HR; transformation, excellence in public service management and human resource management, among others.
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