New tools to enhance civil service productivity

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

ONE of the objectives of the Civil Service Institute (IPA) is to build capacity and competency of civil servants towards achieving Brunei Vision 2035. A key initiative focusses on identifying core competencies needed in building up the civil servants’ credibility with strategic directions capabilities, performance culture, and organisational strengthening.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud was responding to a question by Legislative Council (LegCo) member Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abdul Rahman regarding the enhancement of civil service productivity by taking into account the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

Among the programme is the data analytics in public policy towards innovative cultures and mindset, design thinking, and strategic organisational development information,

Secondly, conducting a targetted niche and signature programme and participation based on the 4IR theme and its impact on public service and embracing the 4IR, unlocking talent and leading the workforce through digital transformation,

Thirdly, inserting the 4IR component to high impact capacity building and leadership programme and fourthly, carrying out the 4IR awareness programme through civil service wide participation.

Apart from the capacity building programme, IPA also includes the 4IR elements in pioneering the civil service innovation agenda through a public service innovator programme.