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UNU-IIST Course 2 - Strategic Planning for Electronic Governance


STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR ELECTRONIC GOVERNANCE

Adegboyega Ojo, Ph.D.

UNU-IIST
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, MACAU

Course Structure: 4 Modules

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Course Description

Electronic Governance (e-Governance) seeks to transform public service delivery and citizens' participation or engagement in government decision processes for both social and economic benefits. Achieving effective and efficient e-governance depends largely on the availability of a strategic plan. An e-governance strategic plan typically describes the government's own view of electronic governance and identifies all its key stakeholders. It also provides the vision, goals, strategies and measurable objectives for the e-governance agenda as a whole. In addition, a typical strategic plan also specifies how government readiness for e-governance would be established and the basis for prioritizing initiatives. This course aims to provide a basic understanding of e-governance strategies and teaches how an effective strategic plan can be developed through a process. Important elements of the strategic plans of some e-governance leaders are also discussed as case studies.

Copyright 2013, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource. Strategic Planning for Electronic Governance. (2007, November 30). Retrieved October 28, 2013, from UN University OCW Web site: http://www.ocw.unu.edu/international-institute-for-software-technology/strategic-planning-for-electronic-governance. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Creative Commons License