IDI/AFROSAI-E Management Development Programme 2010-2012
In the regional pilot run of the programme, five workshops were held for the three levels of management. In the workshop- Leading an SAI, for the Auditors General and their deputies, the SAI top management had approved the MDP strategy in the region which included development of regional MDP tools , workshops for senior and operational management and pilot SAI level roll-outs. The MDP tools consisted of the MDP strategy and roles and responsibilities document. During 2010 to 2011 four workshops were, two for senior SAI managers from audit and corporate clusters and two for SAI operational managers from audit and corporate clusters. In all managers were exposed to MDP tools.
At the end of the workshops, the managers committed to implementing Individual Action Plans in their respective SAIs to carry forward some of the lessons learned from MDP workshops. The managers also reported on the implementation of their action plans in due course.
From among the managers trained at the MDP workshops, 25 regional champions were selected to carry forward the roll out of the programme in their respective SAIs. This selection was done on the basis of individual managers’ performance in implementing the individual action plans.
SAI level pilot roll outs will be started in early 2012. Under the revised MDP strategy for the region, the IDI will cooperate with AFROSAI- E in carrying out pilot roll outs in five SAIs.
1. At least 15 SAIs implement the MDP
2. The Governing Board adopts and distributes the MDP guideline handbook
3. At least one region in the INTOSAI community requests for and use MDP materials developed
1. To maintain sustainability of the programme, constant synergic strategies need to developed with other similar programmes, like human resource management, communication strategies, ISSAI implementation and so on
2. After SAI level roll out, the SAI management should organise regular MDP workshops to sustain the initiatives
3. From the roll out progress reports, it is evident that SAIs where top management have a proactive engagement with MDP projects show better results
4. A transparent and comprehensive internal communication is a key to motivate all the managers and ensure commitment to management development initiatives
5. Peer to peer learning across the SAIs is a good way to disseminate good management practices
Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Swychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
SAIs connected to this project
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- The Gambia