Public Sector Programme Implementation 

Public Sector Programme Implementation 

About This Course

How can you be sure that a policy designed on paper will work well in practice?
Learn about the systems and processes behind programme implementation
and the practical insights, skills, and toolkits for successful execution.  

Training Dates

Take the course at your own pace


 Approximately 2.5 hours

Learning Mode

Fully online and self-paced - take the course anytime and anywhere


Obtain a certificate of achievement from CAG


Learning Objectives

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the importance of effective programme implementation
  • Analyse the cultural factors and competencies that support effective programme implementation
  • Navigate programme implementation with strategies and toolkits for execution tracking and adapting in government  

Who This Is For

Early to mid-career public servants who want to acquire skills and strategies to support effective programme implementation

Course Outline


  • What is a programme and why is effective programme implementation important?

The culture of effective implementation 

  • Organisational culture and its importance for programme implementation
  • Embedding and safeguarding organisational culture 

Starting a programme right  

  • Identifying the key elements of a programme  
  • Common blind spots
  • Setting up the right team

Execution tracking

  • Principles of an effective tracking system
  • SMARTER goals and the 3Ws

Taking action and adapting

  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Effective implementation meetings 
  • Strategies for adapting in government 

Case study

Expert Contributors & Trainers

Sandra Naranjo Bautista
Former acting Vice President and Minister of Planning and Development, Ecuador; Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
Kenneth Sim
Managing Director (Strategy and Research)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long do I have to access the course?

You will have access for one year.

What do pre-requisites mean?

Some courses require that you have a particular set of skills or knowledge before you begin the course.  You are strongly encouraged to complete the pre-requisite course first if there is one listed on the course page.

Can I pay via other channels other than credit card, Google Pay and Apple Pay?

Unfortunately, not at the moment. 

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