Lower Kabete 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
PROGRAM 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.
Leadership in Time of Crisis 2 Weeks Officers in Job Group “N” and above or its equivalent.
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 policymaking 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
Productivity Improvement and Measurement 2 Weeks Officers in managerial positions , mostly in JG “P” and above or its equivalent
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
Strategic Negotiation 2 Weeks Managers/officers who need to negotiate as the alternative choice to deal with tension and conflict over matters on interest to organisations
Fraud Investigation, Detection and Prevention 2 Weeks Law enforcement agents, internal auditors, treasurers, accountants and fund managers
Policy Formulation, Implementation and Analysis 2 Weeks Managers who are responsible for developing policies and making related decisions in ‘JG’ M and above or equivalent
Leadership Dynamics for Senior Women Managers 2 Weeks Women managers responsible for resource management in their organisations and are in Job Group ‘M’ and above

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 Governance for Public Sector 1 Week Boards and councils of state corporations and agencies, universities; constitutional commissions, County level boards, Chief Executive Officers, and corporation secretaries..
Women in Political Leadership Program 1 Week The program is open to all women political aspirants and those in political positions at all levels.
Transformative Leadership Program for County Women Executives 1 Week Women appointed in county executive positions within the county government structures.
Executive Secretarial Course 3 Weeks Office administrators in Job Group N and above or equivalent who have taken Secretarial Management Training
Values, Ethics and Integrity for Senior Managers 1 Week Officers in higher level of management responsible for strategic direction and policy related decisions, and are mostly in Job Group ‘Q’ and above or equivalent.
Values, Ethics and Integrity for Middle-Level Managers 1 Week Middle-level Managers responsible for managing resources and are between Job Groups ‘L’ and ‘P’ or equivalent
Values, Ethics and Integrity for Operational Officers 2 Weeks Officers in operational, non-managerial cadres, mostly between Job Groups ’A’ and ‘K’ or equivalent.
Induction Program for Diplomatic Service Officers 1 Week Officers in diplomatic positions in government ministries and agencies and in international organizations
Leadership Program for University Student Affairs Staff 2 Weeks Deans of Students and staff working in the office of the Dean with a minimum of Diploma qualification

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Senior Management Course 4 Weeks Managers responsible for management of resources and implementation of activities and programs and are in ‘JG’ K and above or equivalent
Sustainable Development Goals Training Program 1 Week Officers involved in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programs in all levels of government and other development agencies.
Gender in Development Program 1 Week Heads of planning in National and County governments, intergovernmental development agencies, and non-governmental organizations; and heads of finance and budgeting and their assistants
Policy Formulation, Implementation and Analysis Course (Face To Face / Video Conferencing) 1 Week Managers who are responsible for developing policies and making related decisions in ‘JG’ M and above or equivalent.
Strategic Planning and Management 1 Week Senior officers with ‘the big picture” knowledge and skills requirement
Balanced Score Card Course 1 Week Officers involved in strategic planning
Institutional Re-engineering and Change Management Course 1 Week Senior officers in Job Group ‘P’ and above or equivalent
Professional Standards and Values in the Public Service Course 1 Week All public servants
Young Leaders Development Program 1 Week Leaders of student organizations in learning institutions, including aspirants to those leadership positions
Disaster Management Course 1 Week Officers involved in disaster preparedness and management in any organization
Disaster Risk Management (DRM) 2 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; County enforcement officers
Conflict Resolution and Management Course 1 Week Ward Administrators, Administration officers and security officers
Training of Trainers 2 Weeks Trainers, training managers, members of training committees, human resource
officers and community officers
Leadership and Governance for Health Sector 1 Week Health Information System (HIS), M&E and Program managers at national and county levels; Level Four and Five hospital management teams
Secretarial Management Training 4 Weeks Office administrators working for middle-level managers

COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Conduct of Meetings and Minute Writing Course 1 Week Officers whose duties entail chairing or taking minutes in meetings.
Report Writing Course 1 Week Officers whose duties entail preparation of reports
Protocol, Etiquette and Event Management Course 1 Week Officers involved in management of events, programs, communication, and protocol
Cabinet Memorandum Writing Course 1 Week Officers in public service who participate in preparation of Cabinet Memos.
Executive Board Paper Writing Course 1 Week Officers in public service or private sector who participate in preparation of Board Papers
Speech Writing Course 1 Week Officers responsible for communication, speech writing, press releases
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Course 1 Week All interested officers
Communication Skills Development Course 1 Week Officers involved in preparation and dissemination of information

SUPERVISORY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Public Service Induction Program 4 Weeks Newly employed officers in the Public Service
Office Administrative Assistant Course 2 Weeks Office Administrative Assistants who have already attended the Public Relations and Customer Care course or Supervisory Skills Development each lasting at least two (2) Weeks
Public Prosecution Course 4 Weeks Officers whose duties include enforcement of various laws and regulations.
Research Skills Development Course 2 Weeks Managers and Research Officers.
Records Management Course 3 Weeks Officers responsible for maintenance of records
Retirement Planning Course 1 Week Officers keen to prepare early for retirement
Supervisory Skills Development Course 2 Weeks Officers in supervisory roles who are accountable for performance

HUMAN RESOURCE AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAMME DURATION TARGET GROUP
Strategic Human Resource Management & Development Course 3 Weeks Directors and heads of departments.
Human Resource Advisory Committee Course 1 Week Members of human resource advisory committees
Training Committee Course 1 Week Members of Training Committees.
Performance Management Systems Course 2 Weeks Officers in management and supervisory roles
Performance Contracting in the Public Service Course 1 Week Boards, councils and commissions; senior managers
Performance Appraisal System Course 1 Week Officers holding supervisory positions.
Performance Management and Productivity Measurement in the Public Service (PMPM) 1 Week Officers in a managerial position, mostly in Job group ‘P’ and above or equivalent
Management of Collective Bargaining Agreement (MCBA) 1 Week Human Resource officers, union officials, Labor Relations officers

FINANCIAL AND PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2 Weeks Officers involved in financial recording, accounting, and reporting.
Financial Accounting, Recording and Reporting (FARR) 1 Week Heads of Treasury in Counties, Accounts, and Finance
Devolution and Fiscal Decentralization 2 Weeks Officers in county-level Governments and national Government agencies involved in inter-governmental matters
Public Sector Financial Management 4 Weeks Officers responsible for the management of finances and other resources in their organizations.
Public Finance Management Course 2 Weeks Officers involved in budgeting, revenue policy, financial reporting, and financial advisory functions
Fraud Detection & Prevention Course 1 Week Law enforcement agents, internal auditors, treasurers, accountants, and fund managers.
Audit Committee Training 3 Days Members of audit committees.
Audit and Risk Assurance Training 1 Week Heads of Audit and internal auditors.
Finance for Non-Finance Managers 1 Week Officers in organizations, who handle financial responsibilities but have no formal training in finance.
Cash and Treasury Management Training 1 Week Accountants, auditors and tax managers.
Program Based Budgeting Training 1 Week Officers involved in Budgeting.
Public Procurement and Contract Management Course 1 Week Procurement practitioners, Accounting Officers and heads of user departments
Public Procurement Training 2 Weeks Procurement Practitioners
Asset Management Course 1 Week Managers in charge of development and maintenance of inventory of assets and liabilities
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Public Policy (ESCR) 1 Week Officers responsible for planning, finance, health, water and sanitation, housing, labor, social security, agriculture, and education.

Senate, National Assembly, and County Assemblies Departmental Committees responsible for planning, finance, health, water and sanitation, housing, labor, social security, agriculture, and education.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Climate Change Policy, Planning and Budgeting Course 2 Weeks Officers in environmental, agricultural, and planning functions
Social Impact Assessment Course 2 Weeks Officers involved in the development and management of new and existing projects; decision-makers who appraise, evaluate, and finance projects.
Environmental and Social Safeguards in Development (ESSD) 2 Weeks Political and community leaders, heads of MDAs, and project planners and managers involved in policy making & interpretation.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Audit Course 3 Weeks Project managers, planners, decision makers using EIA to identify and monitor environmental impact of policies, plans, Programs and projects.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Course 1 Week All public officers involved in project management.
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 and Contract Management (PCM) 1 Week Project managers, engineers, architects, surveyors, and other professionals involved in developing and managing projects.
Project Development & Management Course 4 Weeks Project managers, engineers, architects, surveyors, and other professionals involved in developing and managing projects.
Project Cycle Management Course 1 Week Public officers who would like to gain an appreciation of what projects are and their role in national development.
Project Proposal Writing Course 1 Week Directors, administrators, officers, managers and coordinators involved in development of programmes and projects.
Results-Based Monitoring & Evaluation Course 2 Weeks Officers involved in project development and management from all sectors, including: departmental heads, planners, project coordinators and managers.

ICT PROGRAMS
PROGRAMME DURATION TARGET GROUP
Statistical Package For Social Scientists 2 Weeks Middle level managers in public, private & the NGO sectors and have basic computer skills.

LONG TERM TRAINING PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
Certificate in Management of Public Enterprises 6 Weeks Senior managers in public enterprises and other interested persons
Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Public Enterprises 8 and a Half Months Senior and Middle-level Managers in Public Enterprises
Diploma in Public Administration (DPA) 8 Months County commissioners, assistant county commissioners and assistant secretaries.
Masters in Public Administration (jointly offered with the University of Nairobi) 2 Years Officers with the first degree in relevant field
Diploma in International Studies 12 months Public Servant whose duties involve international engagements and negotiations
Master of Arts in Diplomacy https://ksg.ac.ke/master-of-arts-in-diplomacy/  

COUNTY SPECIFIC CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
PROGRAM DURATION TARGET GROUP
County Own Source Resource Management, Wealth Creation and Generation 1 Week County officers involved in the generation, and management of revenue from local resources
Local Economic Development (LED) Strategy and Project Formulation 1 Week Officers involved in strategic partnerships and collaborations with a focus on identification of investments
Induction Program for County Governors 1 Week Newly elected Governors and Deputy Governors
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 Monitoring and Evaluation Committee Training 1 Week County Monitoring and Evaluation Committees
Management of County Assembly Hearings 1 Week Members of County Assembly and County Assembly Clerks, County Executive Committee member
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 and Management Course 1 Week Senior officers in county government
County Human Resource Management and Development Course 1 Week Senior officers in county government
County Performance Management Course 1 Week Heads of department and section