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MESTI Advances Operational Excellence with Successful Training on Internal Audit Controls and Research Investment Management

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI) held a very educational one-day training session in the conference room on Thursday, June 27, 2024. Organized by the Human Resource and Management Development (HRMD) Directorate in collaboration with the Internal Audit Unit and the Research Investment and Management for Development in Ghana (RIMADE) Project under the RSIM Directorate, the training aimed to equip the staff with essential knowledge in two critical areas: internal audit controls and the RIMADE Project.

The day began with an insightful exploration of the Research Investment and Management for Development (RIMADE) Project. Participants gained valuable insights into RIMADE’s strategic objectives and its pivotal role in advancing Ghana’s national development agenda through effective research management and investment practices. Discussions focused on aligning research efforts with national priorities to achieve sustainable socio-economic impact.

Following this, the training shifted focus to internal audit controls, led by experts from MESTI’s internal audit unit. Staff were immersed in discussions on the importance of robust internal controls, risk management frameworks, and compliance protocols within our ministry. Practical case studies and interactive sessions provided participants with actionable insights to enhance accountability and mitigate operational risks.

A notable aspect of the training was its inclusive approach, facilitating both physical and virtual participation. This blended format ensured that all staff, whether on-site or remote, could actively engage in discussions, share experiences, and benefit from the expertise of our presenters and panelists. The interactive nature of the sessions fostered a collaborative learning environment, enriching the overall training experience.

Throughout the day, participants were encouraged to apply the knowledge gained to their respective roles within MESTI, thereby contributing to our ongoing efforts to promote sustainable development through science, technology, and innovation. The training concluded with a commitment from all stakeholders to uphold high standards of governance and operational excellence across our ministry.

Together, we continue to innovate and lead towards a sustainable future for Ghana.