Improving Public Sector Management Skills 1

Project Overview

Project Title Improving Public Sector Management Skills 1
Project Number 00045098
Country Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End May 15, 2005–December 31, 2009
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Other
Project Budget(EUR) 629,402
Implementing Organization / Consortium

UNDP, Higher School of Business under the Academy of State and Social Construction

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Ms. Marina Ten
Head of Resource Management Unit/Learning Manager

45, Uzbekistand avenue, Tashkent 700003

Tel.: (998) 71 132-61-53/55
Fax: (998 71) 132 61 53

Beneficiary Higher School of Business under the Academy of State and Social Construction

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

Improving Public Sector Management Skills through Building Training and Research Capacity of the Higher School of Business under the State Academy for State and Social Construction under the President of Uzbekistan. The Higher School of Business (HSB), established in 2001, is the first ducational institution in Uzbekistan offering a MBA degree program. The school prepares managers to successfully manage public and private businesses. The school’s institutional development and further success largely depend on international exchanges to enhance knowledge, experience, and expertise of national cadre receiving MBA.

Project Objectives

To further enhance skills of the faculty staff to provide more professional and interactive training to students in order to strengthen the school’s institutional capacity and improve quality of education as well as establish long-term cooperation with international schools.

Education Sector HE
Components of the Education Process Standards and curriculum development, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements), Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Political Sciences, Public Administration , Public Affairs
Target Groups Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Training providers (public and private)
Related Projects

Improving Public Sector Management Skills 2

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Activity 1: Development of the existing ICT base and introduction of ICT based education and management tools at the HSB

Sub-activities include:

  • Procurement of PCs, servers, notebooks and peripheries
  • Establishing/improving the Local Area Network
  • Upgrading the software

Activity 2: Training of HSB trainers in key substantive areas and developing HSB’s research capacity

Sub-activities include:

  • Study tours for the HSB staff
  • Participation in international conferences, meetings and workshops
  • Organizing conferences and workshops on public sector reform issues

Activity 3: Improvement of the curriculum and introduction of new teaching methodologies

Sub-activities include:

  • Revision and development of the content of currently taught courses at HSB in terms of exposing students to the latest approaches and views on the fundamental concepts as well as critical modern issues
  • Identification, development and introduction of new courses as required for bringing the curriculum of the HSB in line with those of leading international institutions providing the education for the subsequent career in foreign service

Activity 4: Exposing students of HSB to best international public sector management practices

Sub-activities include:

  • Study tours for HSB students
  • Bringing lecturers from international schools.
Project Results
  • Exposure to best international public sector management practices through study tours and involvement of lecturers from best business and management schools abroad;
  • Training and professional development opportunities for faculty in key substantive areas both in-country and overseas;
  • Improvement of the school’s research capacity, through its participation in various international conferences and workshops, and connect the school with business and management schools through various research projects.

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