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Some 200 students, who pursued courses at the Kingston and Mandeville campuses of the Management Institute for National Development (MIND), will receive their certificates of completion at a graduation ceremony slated for Saturday (Dec. 10) at 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Edwin Jones, Professor of Public Sector Management at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), will be the guest speaker at the event, which will be held at the MIND campus on Old Hope Road.
MIND, the primary public sector training organisation, offers a range of diploma and associate degrees courses, all geared towards human resource capacity building. The programmes, which are also accessed by private sector employees, cover areas such as computer applications, customer service, finance and accounting, and general and organizational management.
Other areas of emphasis include human resource management, marketing, personal development, project management and public sector management.
Among this year’s graduates will be persons, who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in General Management; Associate of Science Degrees in Accounting and Human Resources; as well as Diplomas in Human Resource Management, Project Design, Implementation and Management and Government Accounting.
Special Certificates of Achievement will also be awarded to students, who participated in the Certificate in Management Studies, and the Certificate in Public Administration programmes. These programmes are offered by MIND through its ongoing collaboration with the UWI.
An executive agency of the Government of Jamaica, MIND’s mission is to “provide the highest quality training and consultancy to enhance the efficient and effective delivery of services”, by its clients.Operating from locations in Kingston and Mandeville, and with accreditation from the University Council of Jamaica, the Institute is positioned to serve a wide area with efficiency and flexibility.