Committee Referral - Masters in Business Adminstration (MBA) Programme
Decision Maker: Council Excellence Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management on the return on investment in respect of the Masters in Business Administration MBA Qualification which had been referred to it by the Council Excellence Overview and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 26 March 2012.
The Council Excellence Overview and Scrutiny Committee had resolved:
(1) the Cabinet be requested to note the significant concerns expressed by the Council Excellence Overview and Scrutiny Committee in relation to the MBA Programme, in particular –
(i). that it had not had regard to any comparative information on leadership development programmes from other local authorities;
(ii). that the skills and knowledge gained by managers who have completed the training programme have not been fully utilised;
(iii). that value for money has not been demonstrated;
(iv). that had the Cabinet seen the report now presented, it may have made a more informed decision.
(2) a further more detailed report be presented to the next appropriate meeting, to address the concerns highlighted in (1) above, and to include also, details of the training budget and the percentage of that budget utilised by the provision of the MBA Programme.’
That the concerns of the Council Excellence Overview and Scrutiny Committee be noted and the further report be awaited.
Publication date: 19/04/2012
Date of decision: 12/04/2012
Decided at meeting: 12/04/2012 - Cabinet
Effective from: 27/04/2012