The Management Institute for National Development (MIND) is the Government of Jamaica’s pre-eminent and preferred public service leadership development and management training institute in Jamaica, serving the Caribbean. The role of MIND is crucial to the transformation of the public service in Jamaica and the Caribbean region.
The MIND Mission is to provide public servants with quality training and leadership development options, supporting services and outreach which sustain a culture of enterprise, efficiency and responsiveness to the publics they serve.
MIND offers an exclusive focus on programmes, supporting services and outreach that are strategically developed to respond effectively to enhancing the professionalism and performance quality of public sector professionals; and transform the public sector into one “which puts the public’s interest first, and in which valued and respected professionals deliver high quality services efficiently and effectively.”
MIND encourages collaborations and partnerships with local, regional and international learning organizations and donor agencies, to strengthen its capacity to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to deliver first class management training and leadership development to public service professionals. MIND Consultancy also responds to the call from public sector organizations, to provide a dynamic range of professional expertise and organizational development services.
MIND Outreach services and programmes include Conferences, Public Lectures, Quarterly Policy Forums, and the publication of the Caribbean Journal of Public Sector Management, which stimulate public awareness of issues of national, regional and global importance and provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas that result in improved quality of thought and behaviours. The Management Institute for National Development (MIND) is committed to developing the knowledge base required for globally competent and ethical public sector professionals to advance the fulfillment of their organization’s mandate, in the interest of creating and sustaining national and regional growth and development and evolve into becoming world-class exemplars of good governance in the global community.