The Kenya School of Government (KSG) was established by the KSG Act (No. 9 of 2012). The School is the successor of the former Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kenya Development and Learning Centre (KDLC), and the Government Training Institutes (GTIs) Mombasa, Matuga, Embu & Baringo.
KSG is a State Corporation established to offer management training, research, consultancy, and advisory services to the public sector. The School has been instrumental in setting up fast track management strategies through the observance of high standards of integrity, competence, ethics, and a culture of transparency whilst implementing the provisions of her mandate. Today it offers services to both National and County governments, private sector players as well as those from the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
The School shall provide learning and development programmes to build capacity for the Public Service by doing the following;
(a) Provide training, consultancy and research services designed to inform public policy, promote national development and standards of competence, and integrity in the Public Service.
(b) Promote continuous learning for public service excellence.
(c) Provide programmes that promote a culture of decency, honesty, hard work, transparency and accountability among public servants.
(d) Facilitate the establishment of professional networks and think tanks to develop and grow public sector leaders.
(e) Develop linkages and collaborations with institutions of learning, professional organizations, private sector, schools of government and other similar institutions across the world.
(f) Monitor, evaluate and communicate the impact of strengthened education and training programmes for national leadership and management.
(g) Develop and deliver programmes tailored to promote the School’s mandate and clients’ needs.
(h) Conduct examinations and award diplomas and other forms of suitable awards to successful candidates.