Strategic Leadership in Government

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Strategic Leadership in Government

Enhancing Your Skills to Address New Challenges

Strategic Leadership in Government

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Why Choose this Training Course?

The pressures and challenges facing governments of all types are growing. The number and complexity of issues is increasing, the budgets and resources available to manage these issues is limited and expectations of citizens are becoming more demanding. Citizens, legislators, NGOs, journalists and other stakeholders have access to more information and tools such as social media to make their voices heard.  Developing and implementing effective policies, managing change, dealing with crises and engagement with a wide range of stakeholders are essential skills for government officials at all levels, whether appointed or elected. This PetroKnowledge training course on Strategic Leadership in Government will provide strategies and tools to enhance the leadership performance of government officials and allow them to take a strategic approach to managing the issues that face a modern government.    

This PetroKnowledge training course will highlight:

  • Ethics and values of good government
  • Building a high performance culture
  • Effective policy outcomes
  • Managing change
  • Crisis management
  • Stakeholder engagement

What are the Goals?

By the end of this PetroKnowledge training course on Strategic Leadership in Government, participants will learn:

  • Recent global trends and developments in government leadership
  • How to ensure high ethical standards are maintained
  • How to develop an effective organizational culture
  • Effective strategies and tools for developing and implementing high quality policy
  • How to manage change
  • How to manage crises
  • Effective stakeholder engagement

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of government professionals who are interested in developing their strategic leadership capability: 

  • Senior government officials
  • Aspiring government leaders
  • State-owned company executives
  • Parliamentarians
  • Civil servants
  • Regulatory officials
  • Officials from public bodies and committees
  • Non-executive directors of government agencies
  • Officials from government agencies

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge Strategic Leadership in Government training seminar will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The daily workshops will be highly interactive and participative. The course will be based on interactive exercises, role play and case studies drawn from a wide range of countries and situations. 

Organisational Impact

  • Enhance the strategic capability of existing leaders
  • Develop future government leaders
  • Develop the organisation’s performance culture
  • Enhance the organisation’s ability to develop and implement effective policy
  • Enhance the organisation’s crisis management capability
  • Enhance the organisation’s stakeholder engagement

Personal Impact

  • Enhance the attendee’s capability to adopt a strategic approach to leadership in government
  • Increase awareness and understanding of global trends in government leadership
  • Enhance attendee’s ability to maintain the highest ethical standards in government leadership
  • Enhance the attendee’s ability to develop and implement effective policy outcomes
  • Enhance the attendee’s ability to manage crises
  • Enhance stakeholder engagement

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction to Strategic Government Leadership 
  • The Purpose of Government
  • Ethics, Values and Standards
  • Human Rights
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Global Trends and Developments
  • Challenges Facing Government Departments Today
Day Two: Organisational Culture and Performance
  • What is culture?
  • Shaping an Effective Organisational Culture
  • Maintaining an Effective Culture
  • Effective Team Performance
  • Performance Management
  • Feedback and Appraisal
Day Three: Policy Development and Implementation
  • Setting Policy Priorities
  • Policy Development
  • Effective Consultation
  • Impact Assessment
  • Delivering Policy
Day Four: Crisis Management
  • Planning for a Crisis
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • First Response
  • Managing the Crisis
  • Crisis Communication
  • Managing the Aftermath
Day Five: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Who is a stakeholder?
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Engagement Strategies
  • Public Consultation
  • Grievance Mechanisms


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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