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To support public administrations in meeting the challenges of improving the well-being of their populations, DS Institute offers capacity-building seminars for senior government officials in the following areas:

Public Programs Management


Public Programs Management Most development programs can be divided into projects. It is thus important for professionals, especially those of public administrations, to have a good understanding of project management. In light of this, DS Institute offers training on Strategic Planning and Public Project Management, which aims to familiarize project managers and decision makers with new concepts of program/project management.

By the end of this training, participants will have better knowledge of methods and techniques of project cycle management.

Main topics:

  • Strategic planning
  • Project cycle
  • Logical framework
  • Results measurement
  • Monitoring indicators
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Efficient and effective project management

Public Finance Management

Public finance management (PFM) is an intrinsic component of development programs’ implementation. This workshop aims to familiarize the participants with the concepts and implementation techniques of Medium-Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEFs) and public finance process assessment (CFAA, PEMFAR, CPAR).

Main topics:

  • Definition and overview
  • Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)
  • Medium-Term Sector Expenditure Framework (MTSEF)
  • Country Procurement Assessment Review (CPAR)
  • Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (CFAA, PEFA, PEMFAR)

Public Programs Management


Most development programs can be divided into projects. It is thus important for professionals, especially those of public administrations, to have a good understanding of project management. In light of this, DS Institute offers training on Strategic Planning and Public Project Management, which aims to familiarize project managers and decision makers with new concepts of program/project management. By the end of this training, participants will have better knowledge of methods and techniques of project cycle management.

Main topics:

  • Strategic planning
  • Project cycle
  • Logical framework
  • Results measurement
  • Monitoring indicators
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Efficient and effective project management