ECONOMIC COOPERATION ORGANIZATION

Postal Staff College Islamabad Pakistan

The vision of ECO Postal Staff College draws its strength from the concept of learning organization and the process of continuous learning. It envisions a learning environment which does not accept training as a one time activity. To the contrary the training becomes a continuous process in organizational learning and development.

The mission of ECO PSC hinges on four core objectives. These core objectives are:

  • Training of postal executives and managers.
  • Managing and imparting training to "operative core".
  • Updating, exchanging and generating knowledge & information through seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • Extending training facilities to ECO member countries and fellow developing countries.

TRAINING OF POSTAL EXECUTIVES & MANAGERS

The ECO PSC is at the forefront of ensuring smooth transition for young postal officers graduating from the services acadmeys of member countries and has a highly focused specialized training program for young officers.

Officers in member countries are selected for the Postal Services through a highly competitive Examination. The Training Programme offers broad training to officers from different services of the member Governments. It initiates the process of induction of young officers into the core bureaucracy. The training program emphasizes networking and promote integration among diverse government services.

The Specialized Training Programme at the ECO PSC is designed to sensitize the young officers as postal managers and executives. It provides a launching pad for their initiation into the Postal Service and systematically exposes them to a unique organizational culture.

The ECO PSC also provides management training to the executives who get promotion from lower cadre.

MANAGING AND IMPARTING TRAINING TO THE "OPERATIVE CORE"

Operating core is the heart of Postal Services Department of the member states. It is the part that produces essential outputs that keeps post office functioning.

ECO Postal Staff College provides guidance, assistance and leadership in the vocational training of operative core through regional training centres.

ECO PSC undertakes continuous revision and updating of syllabi of training courses offered by the Postal Training Centers in member countries. It focuses on enhancing skills, problem solving capabilities, process management and operational efficiency of the operative core.

UPDATING, EXCHANGING AND GENERATING KNOWLEDGE & INFORMATION THROUGH SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

ECO Postal Staff College is drawing inspiration from the vision of a learning organization. It organizes seminars, workshops and conferences to provide an enabling environment for mid-career executives and senior managers.

These learning opportunities allow postal executives to exchange knowledge and information on cutting edge themes in their respective areas of professional concern.

ECO PSC also encourages generation of knowledge by sponsoring and launching various research projects in member countries.

EXTENDING TRAINING ASSISTANCE TO FELLOW DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

ECO PSC extends training assistance to fellow developing countries under the technical assistance program financed by the Government of Pakistan, Universal Postal Union, UNDP, Islamic Development Bank, Asian Development Bank and ECO Secretariat in Tehran.

In the recent past, ECO Postal Staff College prepared its international training programmes tailored to the requirements of fellow developing countries.It imparted meaningful training to nominees from Asia, Middle East, Africa, Far East and other fellow developing countries in various fields of postal studies at this college.

Training programmes for fellow developing countries are now been conducted at ECO Postal Staff College, Islamabad. The fellowships offered by Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SAARC Secretariat cover free lodging, living allowance, free inland travel, study and excursion trips, medical facilities and other monetary allowances. Returned Air tickets are also provided to selected postal Administrations.