2.0INTRODUCTION AND COURSE OBJECTIVES
syconH.R was contracted by WACSIto run a 4-day Corporate Governance Training for 30Senior ExecutivesofCivil Society Organisations (CSOs)in Togo. The training forms part of anumber of strategies mapped out by WACSI to provide excellent training and upskilling for players in the CSOlandscape across the West African sub-region in an era whereCorporate Governancerequires strategicthinking and professionalism given the interest and influence of stakeholders such asgovernments,communities, donors and the media.
2.2Course Objectives and Approach
WACSIhad specific goals and objectives that they expected the Corporate Governancetraining toachieve. These were toprovide:
A standard guideline to be used as a point of reference on CSO corporate governance issues in Togo
Tools that will enable easier and effective implementation of agreed standards and practices
A user friendly, accessible and handy reference to improve the direction of those in leadership positions
Scope for strengthening institutional capacity to build effective governance structures.In addition to these overall objectives, each session/topic had its own specific objectives.To achieve the objectives of the programme,
syconH.Rconducted the assignment inthe followingstages:
Diagnostic Needs Identification through WACSI
Development of Training Programme and Facilitation Materials
Delivery through Workshop Facilitation & Activities/Exercises
Skill Utilization Reviewthrough WACSI
2.3Brief Diagnostic Needs Identification
In order to facilitate a custom made programme,
syconH.R held discussions with WACSI concerninghow to gather data on the specificgaps or needs ofparticipants in the areaofCorporate Governance. Thedata was gathered through a briefquestionnaire sent to participantsby WACSI.