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‣ Seminar – Entry Level Officers in the Public Service

AimThe aim of the seminar is to invigorate and educate officers at the entry level about their roles as public officers and provide them with guidance on managing their careers in the Public Service.

Duration

1 Days

Proposed Course Dates

October 4, 2017

Course Loading

100

Pre-requisite

None

Target Group

Officers who have been in the service for four years or less.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of the work performed and their role in providing and administrating public services;

  • Discuss qualities every Public officer should exhibit;

  • Discuss strategies to deal with obstacles in the workplace that could otherwise prevent an Officer from doing what is expected;

  • Discuss the importance of career development;

  • Identify alternative careers in the Public Service and outline a path to achieving that goal; and

  • Discuss the benefits of pursuing a career in the Public Service.

 

Course Content

 
  • What it means to be a Public Officer

 
    • The role of the Public Service

    • The role of the Public Officer

    • The Qualities of a Public Officer

    • Coping Strategies

 
  • Career Development

    • What is career development?

    • Popular versus alternative career/career streams in the Service

    • Benefits of working for the Government of Barbados

 

Instructional

Practice exercises, lectures and discussions

‣ Seminar – Understanding Misconduct

AimTo provide public officers with the opportunity to discuss the different categories of misconduct in the public service and understand how each category is to be investigated.

Duration

½ Day

Proposed Course Dates

September 13, 2017

Course Loading

100

Pre-requisite

None

Target Group

All public officers

Course Objectives

At the end of the seminar, participants should be able to:

  • Define misconduct

  • Explain the difference between misconduct of a serious nature and misconduct of a minor nature

  • Discuss the steps involved in investigating misconduct in the Public Service

 

Course Content

 
  • Behaviours which constitute misconduct

  • Penalties for misconduct

  • Process for adjudicating misconduct of a minor nature

  • Process for adjudicating misconduct of a serious nature

 

‣ Seminar – Emergency Management Awareness for Public Officers

AimThe aim of the seminar is to promote awareness about the hazards posed by earthquakes and tsunamis, and provide public officers with the opportunity to discuss personal safety during such emergencies.

Duration

½ Day

Proposed Course Dates

June 7, 2017

Course Loading

100

Pre-requisite

None

Target Group

All public officers

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the types of natural disasters that occur in our region

  • Identify their responsibilities/behaviours before during and after a natural disaster

  • Discuss the structure of a business emergency plan

  • Discuss the structure of a personal/family emergency plan

  • Outline evacuation procedures for safeguarding themselves and others

 

Course Content

 
  • Types of disasters

  • Your role/responsibilities: before, during and after a natural disaster

  • Personal/family emergency plans

  • Business emergency plans

  • Evacuation procedures