The National Peace Council held a two-day training workshop in Accra on February 17th & 18th,2021 for its new staff. The Government of Ghana funded workshop was planned to equip new staff – both from the Head and Regional offices – with the requisite knowledge and skills to excel in managing programs/projects and the preparation of reports. The workshop was facilitated by an independent consultant Mr. Gilbert Atta Boakye.

Opening the workshop, the Executive Secretary, Mr. George Amoh stated that the motive of the training was to improve the quality of work produced by the Council. He encouraged the staff to ensure that the training translates into improved work. He also urged the staff to be proactive in the execution of duties/tasks and make themselves relevant to their superiors. Again, Mr. George Amoh advised participants to keep adding to their portfolio of skills in order to increase their level of versatility in the world of work. This will positively affect their career growth.

The first day’s discussions focused on the basics of project management, role of a project manager and principles of project life cycle management. The second and the final day focused mainly on report writing. The presentation discussed features of a well written report, common mistakes in report writing and planning a report.

Mr. George Amoh assured participants that management was mobilizing resources to enable the Council host more of such training workshops.