Makerere University partnered with the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC) to convene a Strategic Leadership training for University Top Management. The training was attended by over 40 members of the University’s Top Management including; the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Heads of Administrative Units, College Principals and their deputies. The overall objective of the (3) Days training was to build the capacity of the University’s Top Management for improved service delivery, underlined by an alignment of the University’s management practices with the National and Regional Development aspirations. The training was hosted at Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel, Entebbe.
“The JNLC serves as an important initiative to Makerere and society at large in grooming and equipping young leaders with the moral campus for leadership and a willingness to serve”—Dr. Nansozi K. Muwanga
Welcome Remarks –Dr. Nansozi K. Muwanga, Director, Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre
Official Opening -Prof. Nawangwe Barnabas Vice Chancellor, Makerere University
The training sessions were delivered by experts in public finance management, personal and payroll as well as leadership in the public sector.
Mr. Yusuf Kiranda University Secretary, Makerere University.
Session 1 – Leadership and Corporate Governance
A Presentation by Mr Dison Okumu CEO, Institute of Corporate of Governance.
Mr. Dison Okumu postulates that environmental, social and governance issues should be incorporated in strategic plans e.g climate change, waste management, job creation, gender-based violence, risk governance, executive pay, internal controls, purpose, values and culture