Transformative Leadership for Gender Responsive Policies, Planning, Budgeting and Performance Management in National Institutions

Introduction

This module covers the theoretical and practical application of the concepts and principles of setting up and managing gender-responsive evaluation policies and systems.

Module Aim

The module is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to take on a strategic role in strengthening demand for gender-responsive evaluation at the national level. This training is expected to be used in support of countries continuing and emerging efforts to develop and strengthen gender-responsive evaluation systems. Users may include members of international, regional and national Voluntary

Organizations of Professional Evaluators (VOPEs), parliamentarian forums focusing on evaluation; national evaluation systems and offices; and international, regional and national knowledge management networks focusing on gender and/or evaluation.

Target Group

The module targets current and aspiring political leaders at all levels of governance: national/local/decentralized government, national parliament. The module also targets other individuals, institutions and organizations that work with politicians.

Module Duration

The complete module will be covered in 5 days or you can discuss with us a tailor made schedule depending on your needs

Module Rationale

Evaluation is an essential aspect of good governance to improve learning and development effectiveness, transparency, accountability and informed decision-making in support of achieving gender-responsive and equitable development results.

National development policies and programmes need to be informed by evidence on gender equality issues generated by credible national Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems.

Evaluations that uncover how national policies and programmes impact women, men, girls and boys are central for changing awareness and for decision-making.

They can be instrumental to improving the implementation of national commitments to achieve gender equality, social and equitable development.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module, learners will be able to:

1. Identify core behavior and practices that characterize transformational leaders
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the transformational mindsets in leadership
3. Develop action plans to address Identified gaps in social systems and organizational structures.
4. Create a clear vision; understand their purpose and manage their resources to improve their leadership effectiveness
5.Development of a 5-year personal development plan for their transformational journey.

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