ADRC offers training and capacity-building in the following areas:

For Local Elected Authorities and Senior Staff

  • Decision-making Process in a Decentralized System
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources Management
  • Decentralized Planning and Budgeting
  • Financial and Budget Management
  • Taxation and Local Resources Mobilization
  • Urban Planning
  • Local Economic Development
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Social Accountability, Transparency, and Anti-Corruption


For Senior Central Administration Officials

  • Democracy and Citizenship
  • Public Sector Reform
  • Leadership and Management
  • Policy Analysis and Formulation
  • Decentralized Governance Strategy: From Policy to Implementation
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Decentralized Resources Management: Planning, Budgeting, Allocation and Monitoring
  • Decentralized Governance as a Tool for Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development


For Business Entrepreneurs and Managers

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Development Skills

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Managing Innovation and Change
  • Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Market Analysis, Market Data, and Pricing Decisions
  • Microfinance and Business Funding


This list is indicative, not exhaustive. ADRC is able to accommodate a variety of other training needs for its clients.

Africa Development Research and Consulting Group