President Muhammadu Buhari appoints Dr. Nasir Olaitan Raji-Mustapha as director-general/CEO National Productivity CentreJune 25, 2023
REPORT OF THE 4TH NATIONAL PRODUCTIVTY SUMMIT HELD ON THE 4TH AND 5TH APRIL, 2023 AT THE NIGERIAN ARMY RESOURCE CENTRE, ABUJAJune 25, 2023
The training programme on “High Performance Work Practices for Enhanced Competitiveness”which was held at National Productivity Centre conference room, Plot 2173 Cape Town Street, Wuse zone 4, Abuja on 7th – 9thJune, 2023. The training programme started with the introduction of the representative of the Director General Engr. Clifford Alisigwe and the Director/HOD PCB Dr. (Mrs) Titilola Oshati at 10.30 am. The Representative of the Director General Engr. Clifford Alisigwe read the welcome address of the Director General and officially declared the training open. The Director/HOD PCB Dr. (Mrs) Titilola Oshati ngave her vote of thanks, she appreciated and welcomed the participants from ICPC for coming to the Productivity House for the training. She wished them fruitful deliberations.
The broad objective of this training is to equip leaders in the organization with knowledge and skills required to strengthen their management systems in order to successfully navigate the turbulent waters of the competitive global environment. Other specific objectives are to:
- Examine the Productivity concepts and their effects on firm/organizational level competitiveness;
- Discuss high performance work practices for enhanced competitiveness;
- Describe Organizational culture and leadership;
- Highlight the importance of building and motivating high performance team;
- Identify problems and the techniques for solving problems;
- Discuss how effective time management will lead to high performance;
- An Overview of Productivity Concepts and Application;
- High Performance Work Practices for Enhanced Competitiveness;
- Towards Effective Performance: Organizational Culture and Leadership;
- Building and Motivating High Performance Team;
- Problem Identification and Solving Techniques for Productivity Improvement;
- Effective Time Management for High Performance;
The training programme had in attendance Fifteen (15) fee paying participants drawn from different department of ICPC.
The resource persons did justice to the six (6) papers that make up the training content of the training programme and deployed several Productivity Improvements Tools and Techniques to participants in a bid to enhance their productivity and performance.
The participants paid rapt attention to the presenters, interacted with the presenters and asked several questions after every presentation during the course of training programme. Satisfactory answers to the questions of the participants were provided by the presenters after each presentation.
There was evaluation of the resource persons and the training programme by the participants.
There was management of learning to ascertain whether the participants are following the presentations made in the course of the training programme.
Vote of Thanks
Mr. Alhassan Abubakar, Assistant Director Training of ICPC who is also one of the participants on behalf of other participants in his vote of thanks stated that he and other participants were not expecting what they got from the training in terms of knowledge acquired.
He also stated that the class size, quality of the materials and presentations aligns with the theme of the training.
He further stated that the presenters were very interactive and encouraged the National Productivity Centre to interface with the Chairman of ICPC to ensure that the training is implemented for the Directors and Board members of ICPC.
He on behalf of other participants finally stated that he is very grateful to the National Productivity Centre (NPC) for organizing this training.
Certificate of Participation
The certificate of participation was issued to the participants by the Director/HOD PCB Department Dr. (Mrs) Titilola Oshati after which they departed to their various destinations.
Mr. Felix Ogechi Ajunwa (ACPRO)