Essay on Pmdp Rep Guidelines

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Re-Entry Project | for Middle Managers Class (MMC) Batch 3
Guidelines |

| CONTENTS | I. The Re-entry Project (ReP) | | A. The Nature of the Re-entry Project (ReP) | 3 | B. The Rationale behind the ReP Requirement | 3 | C. Characteristics of the ReP | 4 | II. Phases of Re-entry Project Execution | | Phase 1: Formulating the Proposal | 6 | Proposal Abstract | 6 | Chapter I: The Performance Gap | 7 | Chapter II: The Intervention | 8 | Endorsement of ReP Proposal by Institutional Partner | 9 | Phase 2: Designing the Plan | 10 | Chapter III: The Plan | 11 | Endorsement of ReP Plan by the
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The Re-entry Project (ReP) A. The Nature of the Re-entry Project (ReP)

The Re-entry Project (ReP) is the Public Management Development Program’s (PMDP) equivalent of a Master’s thesis, and must be completed for the conferment of the Master in Development Management degree.

Unlike the usual Master’s degree thesis, the ReP is an Action Project: it is a Plan for improving the service performance of the Scholars’ units or agencies that the Scholars conceptualize and design during the residential phase of the Program, and that they then implement over a three-month period after the residential phase.

B. The Rationale behind the Re-entry Project Requirement

The ReP gives the Scholars the space to demonstrate their ability to take the concepts learned under the Program’s various modules and to employ them in a real-world situation, either to improve their agencies’ or units’ service performance, or to improve a public policy relevant to their agencies’ policy fields.

The ReP also gives the Scholars the opportunity for exercising and flexing the technical, leadership, and management skills that the Program has aimed to hone. They do this by conceptualizing and designing a project, winning support for it from stakeholders, and successfully implementing it with

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