Embu Campus Prospectus

The KSG faculty works hard to support participants every step of the way.Our faculty members are renowned in their disciplines and recognized for their teaching skills and commitment to the participants. KSG’s culturally diverse faculty is committed to preparing participants for enlightened leadership in an increasingly related world.

ONLINE PROGRAMS
PROGRAMME DURATION TARGET GROUP
Disaster Risk Management (DRM) 4 Weeks Sub-county administrators, ward administrators, Chiefs, Asst. chiefs, Security officers, Social development officers, Educational officers, School and college administrators, Youth development officers, Children officers, Institutional managers, Probation officers and County enforcement officers
Strategic Crisis Communication 2 Weeks Officers involved in preparation and dissemination of information
Strategic Leadership Development Program 10 Weeks Officers in Job Group ‘N’ and above or equivalent who are in policy-making and leadership roles and have already undertaken the Senior Management Course.
Senior Management Course 8 Weeks Managers responsible for management of resources and implementation of activities and programmes, and are in ‘JG’ K and above or equivalent.
Supervisory Skills Development Course 4 Weeks Officers in supervisory roles and accountable for performance of their units
Public Relations and Customer Care Course 4 Weeks Public relations practitioners, including front office staff, secretaries and personal assistants in the Public Service, private sector and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills 2 Weeks All interested officers.
Finance for Non-Finance Managers 2 Weeks Officers in organisations with financial responsibilities, but have no formal training in finance
Secretarial Management Training 8 Weeks Officers administrators working in middle-level offices.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Transformative Leadership Course 1 Week Officers in the Public Service and Private Sector responsible for strategic direction and policy related decisions, mainly in Job Group P and above or equivalent
Strategic Leadership Development Program 6 Weeks Officers in Job Group N and above or equivalent who are in policy making and leadership roles and have undertaken the Senior Management Course.
Corporate Leadership and Governance Course 1 Week Members of boards and councils of state corporations, constitutional commissions and semi-autonomous government agencies.

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Senior Management Course 4 Weeks Managers responsible for managing resources in their organizations’ and are in ‘JG’ K and above or its equivalent
Strategic Planning and Management 1 Week Officers who require knowledge and skills in envisioning the “big picture” in the organization
Government Advisors Course 2 Weeks Officers in the National and County Government charged with responsibility of advising the Government
Management Course for Social Development Workers 4 Weeks Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Ward Administrators and other officers involved in social development work in national and county governments, NGOs and CBOs.
Secretarial Management Training Course 4 Weeks Office administrators working for middle-level managers
Training of Trainers 2 Weeks Trainers, training managers, members of training committees, human resource officers and community officers
Agricultural Entrepreneurship for Youth Empowerment 2 Weeks Youth with an interest in agricultural entrepreneurship
Ethics, Values and Integrity Development
Program for Managers
3 Weeks Officers responsible for managing resources in their organizations’ and are in ‘JG’ L-P or its equivalent
Young Leaders Development Program 6 Days Leaders from across universities & middle level colleges including elected, nominated & aspiring young leaders.

COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Conduct of Meetings and Minute Writing Course 1 Week Managers/officers whose portfolios entail chairing or taking minutes in meetings
Report Writing Course 1 Week Managers/officers involved in report production
Protocol, Etiquette and Event Management
Course
1 Week Officers involved in handling local and international events and Programs
Cabinet Memorandum Writing Course 1 Week Officers in the public service and private organizations directly involved in production of Cabinet Memos
Executive Board Paper Writing Course 1 Week Officers in the public service and private organizations directly involved in production of Board papers
Public Relations & Customer Care Course 2 Weeks Public relations practitioners including front office staff, secretaries and personal assistants in the Public Service, private sector and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Customer Care Skills Development Course 1 Week Front office staff, secretaries and personal assistants in the Public Service, private sector and Non-governmental
Organizations (NGOs)
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
Course
1 Week Officers in the Public Service who are required to prepare and deliver government information: Heads of Departments, Managers, Assistant Commissioners, Sub-County and Ward Administrators
Communication Skills Development Course 1 Week Communication Officers in county and national governments involved in disseminating development information

SUPERVISORY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Supervisory Skills Development Course 2 Weeks Officers in supervisory roles who are accountable for performance
Supervisory Management Skills Course 4 Weeks Supervisors in JG “G” and above or equivalent
Proficiency Course for Clerical Officers 2 Weeks Officers intending to sit for Proficiency Examination for Clerical Officers
Administration Officers Training 2 Weeks Administrative Officers who are holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university and preparing to sit for Administration Officers Examinations. They have completed the induction course and have served as Administrative Officer for a minimum of six (6) months
Hospitality Skills Development Course 2 Weeks Officers working in housekeeping; front office; food and beverage production and service; event management, and tour and travel operators, among other areas in the hospitality industry.
Skills Enhancement Course 4 Weeks Officers in Job Group ‘A’ to ‘G’
Retirement Planning 1 Week All employees with an interest in retirement planning and making informed decisions about it.
Ethics, Values and Integrity Development Program for Technical Officers 3 Weeks Public Officers from ​‘JG’ A-K ​or its equivalent

HUMAN RESOURCE AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Performance Management Systems Course 2 Weeks Managers in the public sector across all functions
Staff Performance Appraisal System (SPAS) 1 Week Officers holding supervisory positions.
Integrated Payroll and Personal Data Course (IPPD) 1 Week Human Resource Officers and Payroll Management Officers in National and County Government entities


FINANCE AND PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Fraud Detection & Prevention Course 1 Week Law enforcement agents, internal auditors, treasurers, accountants and fund managers in all sectors of the economy
Audit and Risk Assurance Training 1 week Heads of Audit and internal auditors
Finance for Non-Finance Managers Course 1 Week Officers in organizations, who handle financial responsibilities but have no formal training in finance
Revenue Enhancement Skills Course 2 Weeks Officers in the organizations charged with Revenue generation, collection, sourcing, and Negotiation
Public Procurement Contract Management Course 1 Week Officers in organizations charged with Procurement and Asset Disposal responsibilities.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Audit Course (NEMA) 3 Weeks Project managers/planners/decision makers and specialists at environmental authorities, lead agencies, industry and environmental organizations using EIA to identify and monitor environmental impact of policies, plans, programmes and projects
Basic Enforcement Course (KSG and NEMA) 2 Weeks National and County officers responsible for enforcement of environmental law, M & E officers
Project Planning & Management Course 4 Weeks Project managers, planners, agricultural officers, economists, human resource managers and other professionals involved in project planning and management
Project Development & Management Course 4 Weeks Project managers, engineers, architects, surveyors, and other professionals involved in developing and managing projects

LONG TERM TRAINING PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Certificate in Social Work 7 Months Officers involved in social development work in National and County Governments, Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Village Administrators, NGOs, and CBOs. School leavers’ holders of KCSE minimum grade D (plain) or its equivalent.
Diploma in Social Work 16 Months Officers involved in social development work in National and County Governments, Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Village Administrators, NGOs, and CBOs. School leavers’ holders of KCSE minimum grade C- (minus) or its equivalent.

COUNTY SPECIFIC CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Induction Program for County Executive Committee Members (CECs) 1 Week Newly employed County Executive Committee Members
Induction Program for County Chief Officers 1 Week Newly employed Chief Officers
Induction Program for Members of County Assembly (MCAs) 1 Week Elected or Nominated Members of County Assembly and County Assembly Clerks
Induction Program for County Directors 1 Week Newly employed Directors
Induction Program for County Administrators 2 Weeks Newly employed Ward Administrators
Induction Program for County Public Service Boards (CPSB) 1 Week Newly employed CPSB Members
Induction Program for County Assembly Committees 1 Week Newly Appointed Committee Members
County Planning Course 1 Week County Officers who play a leading role in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of county development plans, Programs and projects
County Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation Course 1 Week Officers involved in project development and management including: departmental heads, planners, project coordinators and managers
County Leadership Course 1 Week Senior officers in the county government
County Human Resource Management and Development Course 1 Week Senior officers in the county government
County Performance Management Course 1 Week Heads of Departments and Heads of Sections

COURSES HELD ON DEMAND
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Public Service Induction Program 4 weeks Newly employed officers in the public service for National and County Governments, independent commissions and state corporations
Essential Computer Skills Course 2 Weeks School Leavers, Public and Private officers of institutions. These include Middle level Managers and officers working in Accounts, Stores, Registry & Library