Trainers in leadership and management, the Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) says it will continue to be a leading institution offering more high-level high-level courses to shape Malawians to be better managers and leaders for the transformation of the country.
MIM Acting Executive Director Samson Sikelo Phiri said this Monday at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi during the official opening of the Leadership and Management training course for peace and security officials from all over the world. sectors of the economy.
Sikelo Phiri said they normally offer leadership and management courses.
“We have therefore introduced training in the management of peace and security within the framework of leadership and management to address the management problems that managers and security leaders face in the workplace”, did he declare.
He also said that the introduction of this new course shows that MIM is striving to be the best by offering courses that train the best managers and leaders, which will help bring solutions to the woes of the country.
Sikelo Phiri explained that their institution was established to provide leadership and management training, consultancy and research services to the public sector, statutory bodies and the private sector.
“For this reason, we promise to be the best in delivering more relevant and contemporary courses to achieve our goal.”
Sikelo Sikelo Phiri added that MIM organized the training for security officials to bridge the gap that was identified through the comprehensive training assessment they conducted.
To this end, he praised all the institutions that sent their agents to the training, saying that it would help the agents to equip themselves with essential knowledge, skills and competences in their daily operations.
In his remarks, the facilitator of the training, Lt. Col. Thokozani Chazema of the Malawi Defense Forces (MDF) and Commander (CO) of the Malawi Third Rifle Battalion, asked participants to engage in the training. , specifying that the content of has what it takes to transform them and become better managers of peace and security.
Chazema said: “I urge you all to take this course with the utmost seriousness because it contains all the ingredients needed to become a better manager and leader of peace and security.
“We have to focus on gaining knowledge in order to improve ourselves and be good at what we love to do. Peace and security are very important to the security of our country. This course is a stepping stone to becoming and maintaining our standards, ”said Chazema.
The training course participants came from: Reserve Bank of Malawi, Egenco, Luanar, Central Medical Stores Trust, Malawi Eastern Produce Malawi and Malawi Fertilizer Company.
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In February last year, Malawi was elected to the prestigious African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) for a two-year term from March 2020 to March 2022 to represent countries in the African Union region. South alongside Mozambique and Lesotho.
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