3 April 2022
MCIT Organizes Digital Project Management Trends Workshop



The Digital Transformation Academy of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has organized a workshop on the current digital program and project management trends for 80 heads and employees at the information systems and digital transformation units in the ministries and government agencies relocating to the New Administrative Capital.
 
The workshop highlighted the significance of professional program and project management within the framework of implementing Digital Egypt goals and supporting institutional development and digital transformation efforts under the new republic.
 
During the workshop, Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook was reviewed and the most prominent ideas it includes were discussed, most notably: program and project economy in light of technological advancements and emerging digital technologies, project modern categorization, and the shift from focusing on efficiency to leading change. The workshop also addressed project management methodologies and Project Canvas as one of the advanced models in project leadership and management.
 
The aim of the workshop was to achieve operational excellence and ensure sustainability of digital transformation. The workshop is one in a series of activities organized within the framework of Digital Transformation Academy, which provides technical support to heads and employees at the information systems and digital transformation units in the state administrative apparatus, with a special focus on the entities moving to the New Administrative Capital.
 
The Academy organizes activities for heads and employees at those units, as well as for local and international officials and experts, to build their digital capacities in the areas of work of the units to ensure sustainability of the Digital Egypt operations.
 
The Academy has held sessions and workshops on digital transformation technologies, along with capacity-building programs, targeting employees at the state administrative apparatus and the agencies moving to the New Administrative Capital.
 
It is worth noting that MCIT is adopting a plan to provide technical support to the information systems and digital transformation units in ministries, government agencies and governorates. The plan includes building an operational structure for the units and carrying out programs, workshops, and sessions to train heads and employees. This is in addition to organizing activities as part of Digital Transformation Academy and preparing a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) manual for the units.
 
The Academy has trained most heads and employees moving to the New Administrative Capital on the knowledge, culture, and digital skills necessary to adapt to the work environment in the New Administrative Capital, delivering 50,602 certificates. In addition, specialized capacity-building programs have been organized for heads and employees at the units, where 6,844 certificates were handed out.
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