Institute of Public Administration


Feedback e-mail::   ipa[@]

Representative: Pavel Ivanov – Director

Contact phone number: +359882024292

Brief summary of the organization (business card)

The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) in Bulgaria was established to support and develop public administration by providing quality training and consultancy. IPA’s mission is to improve the professionalism and effectiveness of civil servants by creating conditions for continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

The vision of the Institute is to be a leading organisation in the training and development of the civil service by providing innovative and contemporary programmes that meet the needs and requirements of the modern civil service.

IPA’s strategic objectives include:

1.Enhancing the competencies and skills of civil servants.

2.Introduction of modern methods and technologies in training and management.

3.Establishing networks and partnerships with other training institutions and organisations.

4. Improving the management and organization of the institute to better fulfill its mission.


Product / Service #1

Training programmes to enhance competences

Develop and deliver courses and workshops that address key aspects of public administration, such as project management, leadership, strategic planning and innovation. These programmes will help employees acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their duties effectively.

Training Categories:

Project Management

Leadership and Management

Strategic Planning Innovation in Public Administration

Product / Service #2

Interactive e-learning platform

Creating a state-of-the-art electronic platform that offers distance learning and online courses. This platform will include video lectures, interactive exercises, discussion forums and self-study materials. The platform will facilitate access to training and allow employees to learn at a time and place convenient to them.

Training Categories:

Distance learning and e-learning

Interactive technologies in learning

Knowledge management and information resources

Product / Service #3

Competence assessment and network development

Introduce systems for assessing employee competences, including tests, case studies and practical tasks. These assessments will help to identify employees’ strengths and weaknesses and provide guidance for future professional development. In addition, the IPA can organise forums and professional networking events to support the exchange of experience and good practice between staff in different institutions.

Categories of training:

Competence assessment

Professional development and career counselling

Professional networking and management

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