UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

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Learn about management in the public sector, guided by industry experts with years of experience in the field.

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Enjoy a mode of online learning that is highly collaborative, flexible and supported, designed with the lifestyle of busy working professionals in mind.

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You’ll earn a certificate from a top-tier university1 as powerful, verifiable proof of your public management skills and competencies.

1 QS Top Universities (2019)

COURSE CURRICULUM

Orientation Module:
Welcome to Your Online Campus
Module 1:
Introduction to Public Management
Module 2:
The Political-Administrative Relationship
Module 3:
Public Finance Management
Module 4:
Policy Management
Module 5:
Policy Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 6:
Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Module 7:
Decentralised Service Management in Local Government
Module 8:
Ethics and Governance

HEAD TUTOR

Ashleigh Edden

Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town

A certificate in Public Management and Governance from a first-class university such as UCT will open doors to global public organisations, where your understanding and application of ethical leadership and decision-making in service delivery will place you ahead of the game.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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