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KSA: Center of Government Excellence

ASI Provided Advice on the Institutional Design and Set-up of a Center of Government Excellence within the Council of Ministers General Secretariat.

Improving government performance is one of the key objectives of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 strategy. In order to reach ambitious targets outlined in the Vision 2030, KSA wanted to design and set-up a unit to provide oversight of different government excellence initiatives implemented across the public administration.

The Project/what we are doing about this challenge:

ASI provided expert advice to a leading US consultancy on the design and set-up of the Centre of Government entity that was proposed as part of the KSA’s Center of Government Transformation (COGT) design effort.

Project Info

Center of Government Excellence


  • 2020-2021

What the project has achieved so far / intends to achieve:

  • Achievement 1: Provided client with an analysis of existing Government excellence initiatives across the public administration, and helped identify potential synergies and new initiatives to address governance challenges.
  • Achievement 2: Supported the design of the Centre of Government Excellence’s vision, mission and strategic objectives
  • Achievement 3: Helped develop the operating model for the Center of Government Excellence, including establishing a governance model, developing organisation structure, outlining key processes and procedures, and addressing human resourcing issues.

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