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VITARA-RMF

VITARA - Reform Management Fundamentals: Setting up a Reform Program (VITARA-RMF)

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Session No.: OL 23.168

Location: Course conducted online

Date: May 1, 2023 - April 15, 2024 (50 weeks)

Delivery Method: Online Training

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    The course is relevant for executives and senior managers in tax and revenue administrations, and ministries dealing with the design of tax administration reform programs and reform projects. It also targets other tax administration staff involved in reforming the business model, legal framework, IT systems, work processes, organizational structure, management, staffing and culture, and external relationships of a revenue administration. 

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    Qualifications

    Access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection and a Google Chrome web browser is essential.

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    Course Description

    This 8 hour self-paced course helps tax administration leaders embark on a reform journey. It also explains key concepts of reform management, the process of developing a tax administration reform program, the key management and governance arrangements of tax administration reforms, as well as tax administration reform project management.  This course is a joint initiative of four international organizations: Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).  
    This course is a joint initiative of four international organizations: Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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    Course Objectives

    This module aims to give you a good grounding in what tax administration reform is, why it is important, what is involved in implementing it, and who should be involved in the reform process. Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: 

    • Define key terms related to reform management. 
    • Identify the steps involved in developing a reform program and the relationship between a tax administration’s strategic plan and reform program.  
    • Recognize the management and governance infrastructure required to ensure reforms are delivered on time, within budget, and of acceptable quality, along with the roles and responsibilities of key players. 
    • Understand how to prepare and execute a reform project plan, outlining the five key phases of a project.  
    • Draft project plans and other documents.
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