Consultancy services for public sector reforms

WHAT WE DO

DEGE Consult provides management consultancy services for public sector reforms with particular emphasis on decentralisation, local government reforms, performance based public services and good governance. Our services include:

– Project and programme designs

– Project and programme reviews and evaluations

– Capacity building and organisational development

– Fiscal decentralisation strategies and components

– Design or review of financial management systems

– Systems of decentralised human resource management

– Design or review of public sector management programmes

– Research and policy reviews

– Local governance performance indicators

– Functional assignments

– Climate change funding design operations

Meeting the Client's Requirements and Needs
DEGE Consult regards the client’s needs and requirements as paramount and takes special care to act in the best interest of the client at all times. In line with this principle, DEGE consultants
  • Hold all information concerning the affairs of clients in the strictest confidence and do not disclose proprietary information obtained during the course of the assignments or consultancy service.
  • Ensure that advice, solutions and recommendations are based on thorough, impartial analysis and consideration of all available facts and relevant experience. They also guarantee that any professional advice provided is realistic, practicable and clearly understood by the client.
  • Ensure that the client is kept fully informed about any progress made during the assignment and diligently take note of any feedback provided by the client.
  • Act with courtesy and consideration towards the individuals contacted in the course of undertaking assignments
Professional Integrity, Independence and Objectivity
DEGE Consult’s commitment to ethically based business practices is based on a strong belief in values of integrity and transparency.
  • DEGE Consult’s policy on anti-bribery and anti-corruption is guided and inspired by the work of Transparency International and the ‘Business Principles for Countering Bribery [1] in particular. These Principles are based on a commitment to fundamental values of integrity, transparency and accountability, which we fully subscribe to.
  • DEGE Consult recognises that anti-corruption and anti-bribery efforts need to be tackled at different levels, and thereby have a bearing on the company’s values, policies, processes, structures and leadership. DEGE Consultants are bound by values of integrity, transparency and responsibility and conduct business to the highest ethical standards, and therefore do not tolerate bribery and corrupt behaviour. Violations of anti-corruption laws can lead to costly enforcement actions against the company and the individuals involved, damage to the company’s good standing and its consultants, and criminal penalties against both the company and the individuals involved.
  • It is not possible to formulate a set of guidelines that applies to every possible situation that may raise questions under the anti-corruption law of each country in which DEGE Consult offers its services. Each consultant is advised to use common sense in identifying an activity that may violate the company’s anti-corruption policy or be subject to scrutiny by law enforcement officials. It is the responsibility of each consultant to contact the management team if s/he has any question about whether his or her action could potentially violate anti-corruption law.

 

Delivery of High Quality Services
DEGE Consult is committed to the provision of high quality services to its clients. The company therefore
  • Only accepts assignments in areas that match the qualifications, experience and capacity of its consultants and the firm as a whole. The company’s management therefore rigorously selects and supervises its employees, associate consultants as well as any other partner.
  • Is committed to continuously improve its knowledge base, capacities and tools in its areas of expertise, and to extend to its clients the benefits of professional know how and achievements.
  • Provides continuous quality assurance and reviews its services to the extent necessary in order to minimize errors for the maximum benefit of the client.

Dege Consult encourages its individual consultants to pursue research activities of relevance to its core businesses and will wherever financially feasible prioritise assignments of policy orientation and with research elements

Responsibility to the Management Consulting Profession
DEGE Consults are committed to rigorously maintain their professional integrity, independence and objectivity. They will strive to accommodate clients’ interests without compromising legislation or the Code of Ethics and Corporate Conduct, and to maintain an open and transparent dialogue. Consultants avoid any action inconsistent with the company’s professional obligation or which in any way might be seen to impair the individual consultant’s integrity. When formulating advice and recommendations, consultants will be guided by the objective view of the client’s best interests. Following these principles, consultants
  • Favours quality based selection for the contracting of its services and competes with other consulting firms on the basis of fair principles.
  • Contributes to building good business relationships by referring to other companies and their actions in an objective manner.
  • Adopts objectivity and impartiality when assessing the work performed by other consulting companies
  • Respects copyrights.

 

Integrity and Anti-corruption Policy
DEGE Consult’s commitment to ethically based business practices is based on a strong belief in values of integrity and transparency.

 

  • DEGE Consult’s policy on anti-bribery and anti-corruption is guided and inspired by the work of Transparency International and the ‘Business Principles for Countering Bribery [1] in particular. These Principles are based on a commitment to fundamental values of integrity, transparency and accountability, which we fully subscribe to.
  • DEGE Consult recognises that anti-corruption and anti-bribery efforts need to be tackled at different levels, and thereby have a bearing on the company’s values, policies, processes, structures and leadership. DEGE Consultants are bound by values of integrity, transparency and responsibility and conduct business to the highest ethical standards, and therefore do not tolerate bribery and corrupt behaviour. Violations of anti-corruption laws can lead to costly enforcement actions against the company and the individuals involved, damage to the company’s good standing and its consultants, and criminal penalties against both the company and the individuals involved.
  • It is not possible to formulate a set of guidelines that applies to every possible situation that may raise questions under the anti-corruption law of each country in which DEGE Consult offers its services. Each consultant is advised to use common sense in identifying an activity that may violate the company’s anti-corruption policy or be subject to scrutiny by law enforcement officials. It is the responsibility of each consultant to contact the management team if s/he has any question about whether his or her action could potentially violate anti-corruption law.

HOW WE WORK

We provide consultancy services for public sector reforms, decentralisation and good governance in developing countries for enhanced service delivery for the people. We strive to provide these consultancy services of the highest international quality and Integrity.

Our Code of Ethics and Corporate Conduct is based on five core principles:

who we are

Dege Consult is a management consultancy company providing specialised services for government and development partners working with public sector reforms, decentralisation and good governance. The company was registered as a company limited (Ltd) with company registration in Denmark under Danish company Law since 2005

The company is managed by four Senior Partners working as team leaders on their respective assignments. This management structure enables us to respond in a very flexible manner to the particular requirements of each assignment. In addition we have a substantive group of associated consultants and a large network of trusted consultants within our particular area of operations.

REPORTS

 

Performance-Based Grant Systems

Partners from Dege consultant have been the leading design, analytical work and reviews of performance-based grant systems in 10-15 countries around the World, and been leading specialists in the area. Jesper Steffensen produced the enclosed book on the subject for UNCDF in 2010. The publication includes review of the concept, the international experiences and lessons learned, a book which provides hands-on experiences and support to anyone interested in this important subject within the field of intergovernmental fiscal transfers.

Download: Performance-Based Grant System Report

Block Grant System for Education Sector in Mongolia

In Mongolia in 2010 DEGE Consult assisted the Ministry of Education in designing a discretional grant for schools. For details contact Gerhard van’t Land.

Mongolia

In Mongolia Dege Consult assisted the Ministry of Education in designing a discretional grant for schools(funded by ADB). The grant will provide school management and the school councils some initial freedom in allocating resources according to local priorities. The assignment resulted so far in an analytical report, and a grant manual, both in English and Mongolian. The grant is piloted in 80 schools during the year 2010/11 and will be evaluated in August 2011 prior to a expected scaling up.

Download:  Analytical Report | Grant Manual

Experiences with Service Charters at District Level

Dege Consult partner Henning Nilausen prepared with Desmond Kaunda, director at The Malawi Human Rights and Resource Center, a learning paper and guidance notes for preparation of district service charters.Click above links for details and/or contact Henning Nilausen hni@dege.biz for details.

Henning Nilausen, Dege Consult provided support for a pilot on service charters in local governments. Jointly with Desmond Kaunda, director at The Malawi Human Rights and Resource Center he prepared

Download:  Lessons Learned Paper

 

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR PUBLIC SECTOR REFORMS

 

WHAT WE DO

DEGE Consult provides management consultancy services for public sector reforms with particular emphasis on decentralisation, local government reforms, performance based public services and good governance. Our services include:

– Project and programme designs

– Project and programme reviews and evaluations

– Capacity building and organisational development

– Fiscal decentralisation strategies and components

– Design or review of financial management systems

– Systems of decentralised human resource management

– Design or review of public sector management programmes

– Research and policy reviews

– Local governance performance indicators

– Functional assignments

– Climate change funding design operations

HOW WE WORK

We provide consultancy services for public sector reforms, decentralisation and good governance in developing countries for enhanced service delivery for the people. We strive to provide these consultancy services of the highest international quality and Integrity.

Our Code of Ethics and Corporate Conduct is based on five core principles:

Meeting the Client's Requirements and Needs
DEGE Consult regards the client’s needs and requirements as paramount and takes special care to act in the best interest of the client at all times. In line with this principle, DEGE consultants
  • Hold all information concerning the affairs of clients in the strictest confidence and do not disclose proprietary information obtained during the course of the assignments or consultancy service.
  • Ensure that advice, solutions and recommendations are based on thorough, impartial analysis and consideration of all available facts and relevant experience. They also guarantee that any professional advice provided is realistic, practicable and clearly understood by the client.
  • Ensure that the client is kept fully informed about any progress made during the assignment and diligently take note of any feedback provided by the client.
  • Act with courtesy and consideration towards the individuals contacted in the course of undertaking assignments

Professional Integrity, Independence and Objectivity
DEGE Consult’s commitment to ethically based business practices is based on a strong belief in values of integrity and transparency.
  • DEGE Consult’s policy on anti-bribery and anti-corruption is guided and inspired by the work of Transparency International and the ‘Business Principles for Countering Bribery [1] in particular. These Principles are based on a commitment to fundamental values of integrity, transparency and accountability, which we fully subscribe to.
  • DEGE Consult recognises that anti-corruption and anti-bribery efforts need to be tackled at different levels, and thereby have a bearing on the company’s values, policies, processes, structures and leadership. DEGE Consultants are bound by values of integrity, transparency and responsibility and conduct business to the highest ethical standards, and therefore do not tolerate bribery and corrupt behaviour. Violations of anti-corruption laws can lead to costly enforcement actions against the company and the individuals involved, damage to the company’s good standing and its consultants, and criminal penalties against both the company and the individuals involved.
  • It is not possible to formulate a set of guidelines that applies to every possible situation that may raise questions under the anti-corruption law of each country in which DEGE Consult offers its services. Each consultant is advised to use common sense in identifying an activity that may violate the company’s anti-corruption policy or be subject to scrutiny by law enforcement officials. It is the responsibility of each consultant to contact the management team if s/he has any question about whether his or her action could potentially violate anti-corruption law.

 

Delivery of High Quality Services
DEGE Consult is committed to the provision of high quality services to its clients. The company therefore
  • Only accepts assignments in areas that match the qualifications, experience and capacity of its consultants and the firm as a whole. The company’s management therefore rigorously selects and supervises its employees, associate consultants as well as any other partner.
  • Is committed to continuously improve its knowledge base, capacities and tools in its areas of expertise, and to extend to its clients the benefits of professional know how and achievements.
  • Provides continuous quality assurance and reviews its services to the extent necessary in order to minimize errors for the maximum benefit of the client.

Dege Consult encourages its individual consultants to pursue research activities of relevance to its core businesses and will wherever financially feasible prioritise assignments of policy orientation and with research elements

Responsibility to the Management Consulting Profession
DEGE Consults are committed to rigorously maintain their professional integrity, independence and objectivity. They will strive to accommodate clients’ interests without compromising legislation or the Code of Ethics and Corporate Conduct, and to maintain an open and transparent dialogue. Consultants avoid any action inconsistent with the company’s professional obligation or which in any way might be seen to impair the individual consultant’s integrity. When formulating advice and recommendations, consultants will be guided by the objective view of the client’s best interests. Following these principles, consultants
  • Favours quality based selection for the contracting of its services and competes with other consulting firms on the basis of fair principles.
  • Contributes to building good business relationships by referring to other companies and their actions in an objective manner.
  • Adopts objectivity and impartiality when assessing the work performed by other consulting companies
  • Respects copyrights.

 

Integrity and Anti-corruption Policy
DEGE Consult’s commitment to ethically based business practices is based on a strong belief in values of integrity and transparency.

 

  • DEGE Consult’s policy on anti-bribery and anti-corruption is guided and inspired by the work of Transparency International and the ‘Business Principles for Countering Bribery [1] in particular. These Principles are based on a commitment to fundamental values of integrity, transparency and accountability, which we fully subscribe to.
  • DEGE Consult recognises that anti-corruption and anti-bribery efforts need to be tackled at different levels, and thereby have a bearing on the company’s values, policies, processes, structures and leadership. DEGE Consultants are bound by values of integrity, transparency and responsibility and conduct business to the highest ethical standards, and therefore do not tolerate bribery and corrupt behaviour. Violations of anti-corruption laws can lead to costly enforcement actions against the company and the individuals involved, damage to the company’s good standing and its consultants, and criminal penalties against both the company and the individuals involved.
  • It is not possible to formulate a set of guidelines that applies to every possible situation that may raise questions under the anti-corruption law of each country in which DEGE Consult offers its services. Each consultant is advised to use common sense in identifying an activity that may violate the company’s anti-corruption policy or be subject to scrutiny by law enforcement officials. It is the responsibility of each consultant to contact the management team if s/he has any question about whether his or her action could potentially violate anti-corruption law.

who we are

Dege Consult is a management consultancy company providing specialised services for government and development partners working with public sector reforms, decentralisation and good governance. The company was registered as a company limited (Ltd) with company registration in Denmark under Danish company Law since 2005

The company is managed by four Senior Partners working as team leaders on their respective assignments. This management structure enables us to respond in a very flexible manner to the particular requirements of each assignment. In addition we have a substantive group of associated consultants and a large network of trusted consultants within our particular area of operations.

REPORTS

Performance-Based Grant Systems

Partners from Dege consultant have been the leading design, analytical work and reviews of performance-based grant systems in 10-15 countries around the World, and been leading specialists in the area. Jesper Steffensen produced the enclosed book on the subject for UNCDF in 2010. The publication includes review of the concept, the international experiences and lessons learned, a book which provides hands-on experiences and support to anyone interested in this important subject within the field of intergovernmental fiscal transfers.

Download: Performance-Based Grant System Report

Block Grant System for Education Sector in Mongolia

In Mongolia in 2010 DEGE Consult assisted the Ministry of Education in designing a discretional grant for schools. For details contact Gerhard van’t Land.

Mongolia

In Mongolia Dege Consult assisted the Ministry of Education in designing a discretional grant for schools(funded by ADB). The grant will provide school management and the school councils some initial freedom in allocating resources according to local priorities. The assignment resulted so far in an analytical report, and a grant manual, both in English and Mongolian. The grant is piloted in 80 schools during the year 2010/11 and will be evaluated in August 2011 prior to a expected scaling up.

Download:  Analytical Report | Grant Manual

Experiences with Service Charters at District Level

Dege Consult partner Henning Nilausen prepared with Desmond Kaunda, director at The Malawi Human Rights and Resource Center, a learning paper and guidance notes for preparation of district service charters.Click above links for details and/or contact Henning Nilausen hni@dege.biz for details.

Henning Nilausen, Dege Consult provided support for a pilot on service charters in local governments. Jointly with Desmond Kaunda, director at The Malawi Human Rights and Resource Center he prepared

Download:  Lessons Learned Paper

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