Civil servants must receive training on innovation in the digital age

Government employees will receive training on innovation and management in the digital and data age, as well as leadership in a time of crisis.

The training, which is part of improving the state’s ability to better provide services to the public, is the result of a partnership between South Africa and France.

“The National School of Government, in partnership with the E ‘Cole Nationale D’ (ENA) administration of France, will offer courses in public affairs management in the digital age and Leadership in Times of Crisis and Complexity in February 2021”, the National The School of Government said this on Tuesday.

The digital transformation course is aimed at reducing the gap between the public administration and the world of innovation and new technologies.

“Digital technology should increase the ability of public employees to innovate in order to meet the new expectations of citizens in terms of transparency and democratic participation, and to constantly improve the quality of public services and increase the efficiency of government”, the School National government said.

The Leadership in Times of Crisis and Complexity course will explore topics such as leadership and crisis prevention in a context of high uncertainty, governance and decision making during a crisis, the stakes of communication during a crisis, and creating agility and responsiveness in situations complex.

(With entrances from Press release from the South African government)

News Highlights:

  • The training, which is part of improving the state’s ability to better provide services to the public, is the result of a partnership between South Africa and France.
  • Civil servants must receive training on innovation in the digital age