Tailor Made Training: Institutionalizing Research at ENA for Public Administration Innovation
The National school of Administration is a public funded Management Development Institute. ENA’s goals is to contribute to capacity development in Burundi’s public sector, through training, consultancy, research and innovation in public administration, governance and societal transformation.
ENA has been in the process of establishing and implementing a research strategy and a unit for Innovation in public administration, resulting e.g. in new innovative tools and trainings for public sector management.
The program has been a kick-start for both individual and organizational research capacity development. Individual staff members have been trained in research methods and skills and have executed, facilitated by and counseled through the MSM project team, a basic research assignment.
At the organizational level the establishment of an institutional Research unit has been supported.