Professional Training to Ministry of ICT and Innovation Staff on Policy Analysis and Formulation with a focus on Research and Data Analysis

EPRN Rwanda is collaborating with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through the JICA ICT Innovation Ecosystem Strengthening Project to provide professional training to staff of the Ministry of ICT and Innovation (MINICT).

This training is focusing on developing skills in Public Policy formulation (including both theory and practice) ; developing effective research methodologies focusing on the use and application of applied research techniques ; utilizing data management statistical packages including Microsoft Excel, STATA, and SPSS ; and provide post-training support to staff through on-the-job mentorship.

This training workshop incorporates a high degree of participant engagement. Adult learning methodologies are employed and debates and discussions are encouraged. The trainer uses a mix of presentations to define and explain key concepts, and practical exercises to apply acquired skills and knowledge on ICT-related projects and policies.