The Senior Management Service (SMS) got underway today at Velmore hotel and will continue until tomorrow. This year's conference is held under the theme: Transformative leadership in Public Administration and Governance: Creating a better future for all
The purpose of the conference is to open a dialogue for sharing best practices to find solutions, while promoting Knowledge Management practices and strengthen efficient, effective and development-oriented public service.
The SMS Conference is taking place during the Public Service Week (PSW). This conference is strategic in institutionalising Batho Pele implementation and improve delivery of public services. PSW is an integral part of the Batho Pele Revitilisation strategy which seeks to instil and rebuild good ethics, morale and pride in public servants' endeavours to translate the people's contract into reality through the provision of quality services that respond to the needs of the citizens.
The Minister for Public Service and Administration further declared the month of September as Public Service Month which will cover various strategic programmes across the public service, including:
The expected outcomes of the conference are to: