Zimbabwe Institute of Public
Administration and Management

The Management Development Programme

The Management Development Programme (MDP) was established, with the concurrence of the Public Service Commission, for middle and senior managers in the civil service in order to enable them to perform their duties efficiently and effectively. The MDP is structured as follows:

  • Management Development Programme 1
    • for managers at the levels of Deputy Director who lead/manage people/teams. Participants will generally have been in a management role for around a year or more.

  • Management Development Programme 2
    • for senior managers, at the levels of Director and above, who have (or are soon to have) significant management responsibilities

  • Executive Development Programme
    • for Executive Management comprising of Commissioners, Chief Executive Officers, Permanent Secretaries, Principal Directors and above, who are responsible for the strategic direction setting for the organisation

  • Women In Management
    • the objective is to provide regular learning opportunities to women managers in both the Public and Private Sectors.