PSA Hosts Bangladesh Delegates

January, PSA had the pleasure of hosting a special day at the MCG for a group of government delegates from Bangladesh with a focus on effective methods for Program and Project monitoring and evaluation.

The group was very taken by the sporting precinct where PSA has applied the PM methods since the 1980’s when the MCG re-built the Great Southern Stand right through redevelopment of the Northern Stand to supporting the State Government with Stages 2 & 3 of Melbourne Park, tennis centre. The delegates enjoyed visiting the MCG and the National Tennis Centre and were in awe of both multi-functional facilities.

Our planning, monitoring & evaluation methods and systems that have been applied and refined now for over 30 years was very new to them and there was much to learn in only one day, yet the impact was immense. The role of independent M&E was also not something that they had seen before. With time and reflection from their day spent with PSA they noted:

  • The systemic process of M&E as implemented by PSA is something that is lacking in Bangladesh, where they have what is basically an ad hoc, case by case, approach. 

The positive take-away out of all of this was there is significant benefit to be gained by implementing a systemic approach - even a small change could result in savings of many millions.

As a sign of gratitude for the day, PSA were presented with a beautiful needlework piece of art which was very much appreciated.  (Pictured: CEO Paul Steinfort being presented with a token of gratitude from the Bangladesh delegates)

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