Tens of Mid-Level Managers Were Trained for the Purpose of Rapid Growth and Capacity Building

Ninety mid-level managers (third grade and fourth grade) of ministries and government agencies which are covered by the TAGHIR project completed a fourteen-months training program for the purpose of rapid growth and capacity building at the Civil Service Institute.

This training program helps mid-level managers gain the ability, knowledge and skills to compete for senior positions.

To participate in the mid-level management development training program, 860 mid-level management government employees had registered, only 100 employees (50 male and 50 female), after having passed the written and oral exams, were able to get in the program. 90 people were able to complete this program successfully.

A number of participants in the mid-level management development training program have been able to compete for senior position, with what they have learned during the training program.

Muhammad Tariq Aziz, who used to work as an Expert of Evaluation of Vulnerable Localities in the State Ministry for Disaster management (a fourth grade position), after attending this training program, was able to become the director of the Directorate of Environmental Protection of Kapisa province through a free competition.

Maryam Rajaei, who previously worked as a reporter at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (a fourth grade position), during this training program, through a free competition was able to become the head of the Women’s Support department of the National Statistics and Information Authority.

 “By scoring 78 points, I became the head of the Women’s Support department. With the help of what I had learned during this period, I managed to support women in order to increase their abilities and to give them the motivation to work at the high-level positions.”

In this program, courses such as leadership, planning, policy development, financial management, public administration audit, project management, conflict resolution management, human resources management, public procurement, awareness of civil service laws, change management and communications were presented to the participants.