Police officers posing for a photo with the training facilitators
The Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM) embarked on introducing open Executive Development Program to junior, middle and senior level managers. In this regard, during four weekends from 15th September 2012, fifteen police officers of the Southern Region Command are on training at the National University of Rwanda (NUR) on managerial skills for police officers.
Prof. Rama B. Rao, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management while introducing this course explained that it aims at enabling police officers to acquire managerial skills in planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling with hands on experience in a simulated environment.
Kanchi Srinivas, the Head of Management Department informed the police officers that this course is part of NUR program of community service. He said, ‚ÄúFEM organized this training in accordance with NUR program of community service. We hope that this training will help you to improve your service for the country.‚ÄĚ
The Southern Regional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Elias Mwesigye commended the partnership between police and NUR and exposed the importance of the training on Managerial skills for police officers.‚Äú Police officers lead groups of police agents and their clients. This training in managerial skills is very relevant to them because they need to be equipped with proper skills of human resource, communication, and management of conflict and time‚ÄĚ, said Chief Superintendent Mwesigye.
This training is focusing on different subjects including management process, planning skills, effective communication, Human resource management, conflict and stress management, monitoring and evaluation of performance, etc. The facilitators of this training led by Prof. Rama Rao are Dr Jonas Barayandema, Mr Samuel Kamugisha and Samuel Mutarindwa.
Chief Superintendent Elias Mwesigye(Southern Regional Police Commander) and Prof. Rama Rao(Senior facilitator of Executive Development Program)
Head of the department of Management addressing police officers
By Jean Baptiste Micomyiza