SIMULATION EXERCICE III: LAW & ORDER CONFIDENTIAL3
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT LAHORE
(MID CAREER MANAGEMENT WING)10
Mid Career Management CourseSIMULATION EXERCISE
1. As you must have noticed and experienced already, Simulation Exercise is aneffective method of learning as the philosophy of training is centered on ³learning bydoing´. This is, by far, the most important training activity of the Course. The exercise³Law & Order´ focuses on the process of studying, analyzing and synthesizing policywith action, systems, issues in provision of security and the present state of law & order in Pakistan. The participants will then be applying this analysis and synthesis to theformulation of effective policy and its implementation strategies for nationaldevelopment and overall security for the masses. For the purposes of this Exercise, thegroup shall be divided into smaller Syndicates and Research and Analysis Groups(RAGs). Participants will be assigned formal roles of people in positions of executiveauthority in the state, and of academic quality and experiential excellence in the society.While playing these roles Syndicates and RAGs will be required to develop policyimplementation solutions that can take into account prospective eventualities demandingchange while simultaneously ensuring continuity in policy, where the existing policywarrants extension. Participants will be required to interview either in person or, at least,on phone, those persons, whose roles they play during the Exercise. Knowledge of socio- political, socio-cultural and socio-economic environment is essential as they are inter-related with the present state of law & order and in Pakistan. Also knowledge of thestated policies and their implementation mechanisms in the Federal and ProvincialGovernment structures along with resource allocation is essential for this Exercise.Participants¶ knowledge about departmental capacity, the role of vested interests, impactof inter and intra departmental factors and the role of all Law Enforcement Agencies(LEAs), whether or not impinging on the law & order are necessary for policyformulation and implementation strategies which should lead to the desired development.
Generic Aims of a Simulation Exercise:
2. To offer an opportunity to participants to apply knowledge and skills to understand the process of policy formulation so as to work out Implementation Strategies and developoperational plans for policy execution.