Minutes Writing: Practicing Best Corporate Governance Principles in Kenya

Minutes Writing: Practicing Best Corporate Governance Principles in Kenya

 

Managing Meetings

Are you interested in improving your Corporate Governance skills in area of managing meetings? Perhaps you are the Chairman or the Secretary or the Member on National Government Committee or the County Government, an Institution (School or CBO) financed by Public Funds, the Sacco Committee, a Chama. When you are charged with the responsibility of preparing and organizing meetings and taking minutes; the task can be daunting. This article will help you to gain the confidence and inspire you to satisfactorily perform your duties as an individual and also as member of a group. You will learn by doing: how to guide the meeting proceedings, take notes, record minutes and prepare and present board / committee papers. You will ensure that the minutes are available to the relevant persons on timely and facilitate the implementation the decisions for your Board / Committee. This opportunity might be your springboard to greater heights of engagement in Public Service to better your Society.

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An Introduction to the County Governments of Kenya

An Introduction to the County Governments of Kenya

 1.0 Introduction

The Kenya County Governments Devolved Structure

Figure: The Kenya Comprehensive Devolved Government Organization Structure based on Institutions

The quest for a devolved system of governance in Kenya popularly referred to, as ‘ugatuzi’ has been a longstanding one. The promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (CoK 2010) on 27 August 2010 paved way for realization of the “dream” system of governance.Chapter Eleven (CAP 11) of CoK 2010 – Devolved Government specifically provides for the setting up of the County Governments .

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