This financial guide highlights the legal and practical aspects of finance and budgeting for municipalities. It includes budget principles and details the preparation and implementation of budget documents and leadership statements.
This presentation highlights several definitions of human resources and describes it as one of the most complex and challenging fields of management. It aims to provide an understanding about human resource processes in public organizations and to share experience among partners. The original audience was Libyan municipal government staff.
This presentation provides an overview of project management, including definitions, terms, strategies and philosophy. Sections are included on creating a project charter, developing and maintaining schedules, assigning responsibility, monitoring performance, organization and creating lessons learned documents.
This guide highlights aspects of effective contract administration in local governments - from award to closeout. Emphasis is given problem avoidance, day-to-day operating practices, working relationships and performance monitoring systems, such as early detection and correction of non-performance. Sections, all focusing on local government, include: decentralization, strategic management, project cycle management and contract cycle management.
This training manual provides several definitions of human resources and emphasizes the importance of human resources for public administration. It provides job descriptions based on several criteria, including the purpose of the job, duties and responsibilities, supervisory responsibilities, qualifications and level of communication with other parties. Sample job descriptions are given for the local council chairman, the Shura Council and key administrative positions.
This civic education module for teaching about the constitution provides an overview of constitutions and constitution-drafting process. It also helps participants to understand the main functions of the constitutions, contribution to the rule of law and the democratic system, and also reviews the limits constitutions.
This civic education module focuses on freedom of expression and opinion and the international standards and methods that allow individuals to express themselves in a free society. It reviews the ways media are sometimes not independent and can be influenced by outside groups.
This civic education module is designed to teach the basics of separation of powers. It provides an overview of the three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. It describes the functions and interactions of each branch, and the importance of maintaining separation of powers.
This civic education module is designed to provide an overview of the major components of citizenship. It explores the definitions and history of citizenship, and also the rights and responsibilities that come with being a citizen. It offers a comparative review of the different forms of citizenship and the meaning of being a citizen in contemporary society.
This civic education module focuses on human rights. It provides an overview of the concept and history of human rights from an international perspective and includes examples from Libya. It highlights the basic human rights granted to each person and explores how human rights have expanded to include comprehensive protections. It also describes human rights in Libya compared to international standards.
This civic education module teaches about the electoral process. It provides a comparative review of three key stages of the electoral cycle and describes various forms of electoral systems. It presents some of the major issues that will face Libya in the next election, such as the internally displaced persons vote.
This civic education module focuses on teaching gender issues. It highlights the status of women in Libya compared with other transitional democracies and defines the basic rights that protect women internationally. Also provided are resources for women to call for equal rights and best practices for expanding access to people with disabilities.
This manual focuses on strategic planning and corporate governance for banks. It highlights assessment, business strategies, practical considerations and recent trends in corporate governance. Charts include: Fundamental Elements in Formal Business Strategic Planning, External Risk Assessment, The Life-cycle Portfolio Matrix, the Shareholder Value Network, and more.
The focus of this fraud awareness presentation includes: definition of fraud, occupational fraud and white collar crime; fraud awareness, detection and prevention; potential fraud indicators; and examples of fraud cases. The presentation was adapted from a fraud awareness presentation titled "How to Identify and Catch a Thief in the Workplace," developed by Susan Mondello, deputy chief audit officer and associate director, University Auditing and Advisory Services, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA.
This questionnaire accompanies the presentations on assessing the adequacy of bank internal controls. It includes questions on the components of internal control, review procedures, monitoring, audits and more.
Topics of discussion in this anti-money laundering presentation include: definition of money laundering, how it is accomplished, legal considerations and reporting requirements, red flags and information resources. It includes a summary of U.S. and international laws, as well as details about customer identification programs (CIP).