1. Winning Aspiration
Recognised leader in providing timely evidence based research responsive to user needs for policy and good governance
2. Our Playing Field
Customers: Government; Development Partners; Private Sector; Academia & Research Institutions; Civil Society, Media & General Public
Products & Services: (a) Stakeholder Responsive Research; (b) Position Papers; (c) User Friendly Research products (e.g. Policy Briefs, Fact Sheet); (d) Policy Foresight; (e) Technical Support; and (f) Capacity Building and strengthening (e.g. Young Professional Program, internship).
Channels: Targeted Meetings; Public Dialogues/Conferences; Sector Working Groups, Technical Working Committees; Donor Working Groups; Networking; Partnerships & Affiliates; Publications (digital & print); Media Engagement.
Geography: Focus on Uganda, serve globally.
3. Our Focus Areas / Pillars
i) Offer responsive evidence based research through proactive engagement with stakeholders
ii) Branding, marketing, publishing and partnerships through leveraging on technology
iii) Flexible work practices for organisational scalability to meet emerging demands
iv) Sustainable and growing centre
v) Risk, compliance and shared services
4. Capabilities we must have
C1. Competent staffing (research, communications, graphics & video, information technology and management, resource mobilisation, finance, human resource)
C2. Physical and Virtual Go To Resource Centre for Economic Policy Research
C3. Public relations, country-wide mobilisation & convening and multi media publishing
C4. Resource mobilisation and partnership management
5. Management systems we need
S1. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – HR, Finance, Membership management, Subscription, Unified Communication, Research, etc
S2. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for key processes
S3. ISO 9001:2008 Certification for core processes
S4. Governance structures and systems