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November 29, 2016

HBKU Invites Professionals to Enroll in Performance Management Executive Training

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Executive Education Center (EEC) is inviting public sector professionals to an intensive two-day executive training on “Performance Management in the Public Sector: Global Experiences, Local Applications” on 13 and 14 December.
The training, led by Dr. Leslie A. Pal, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), focuses on enhancing productivity in the public sector. Participants will be equipped with the latest tools and methodologies in performance management and learn to apply industry best practices for personal and professional success.

The first day of the training will cover the basic elements of performance and how it fits into public management systems, while the second day will cover comparative case studies and introduce the practice of performance agreements. Participants will learn to set benchmarks, identify stakeholders of performance in public sector organizations, and design, develop, and communicate a performance framework that produces results. The training will also offer an overview of key issues and challenges commonly faced by governments, along with practical tools that can be used to improve efficiency across departments.

The performance management training is the first short-course offered by HBKU’s Executive Education Center. The EEC was designed to inspire a culture of life-long learning and aims to help build human capacity in strategic industries in Qatar.The center will offer a number of modular training programs in technical and administrative fields for working professionals looking to expand their knowledge and develop new skills. Courses provide professional certification and seek to have practical relevance for participants.

The fee for the Performance Management training is QAR 5,500. Those interested in enrolling, may do so at more information on offerings by HBKU’s EEC, please contact

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