Professional Certificate in Strategic Public Administration
2nd - 6th November 2020, Virtual Learning

Course Overview

The UN recently published its latest version of the World Public Sector Report, which outlined how more responsive, inclusive and accountable public sector institutions worldwide would greatly support the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Member States now have the responsibility of turning this collective vision into a reality for their citizens. This course will provide those involved in the public sector and service delivery with a clear understanding of the nature, evolution and challenges of public administration.

Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of key issues in public administration such as leadership, organisational change and human resource management. By applying strategic planning methodologies throughout the training, participants will leave equipped to meet citizens’ needs in an accountable, financially responsible and well-communicated manner.

  • A comprehensive analysis of the mechanisms behind strategic public administration will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:
  • Public sector financial management and budgeting
  • Governance and accountability
  • Strategy planning and delivery of public administration
  • Managing organisational change
  • Human resource management
  • Evaluating performance of public administration
  • Behavioural insights and public sector entrepreneurship

Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creative learning and networking amongst peers.

Upon completion of this week-long course and subsequent successful completion of CMI written tasks, the successful candidate will be awarded a Level 7 CMI certificate in Management & Leadership showing the CMI units achieved. The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. The professional qualifications offered by the Institute are internationally recognised and sought after.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  1. Develop, construct and implement strategic plans
  2. Lead effective organisational change
  3. Apply the key principles of public sector financial management and budgeting
  4. Improve governance and accountability processes and systems
  5. Analyse, enhance and evaluate performance
  6. Deliver services that better meet citizen and stakeholder needs
  7. Create more efficient public services

How You will Benefit

  1. The opportunity to gain an internationally recognised professional qualification
  2. Hear the latest insights, research and developments in public administration from leading experts
  3. Network and share ideas with colleagues from around the world
  4. Enhance your skills and knowledge in the management of public services