The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management is a two-semester postgraduate and post - experience course. It is designed to enhance technical and professional knowledge and skills in Public Management for middle level managers in Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, Parastatal Bodies and NGOs. The course consists of 12 modules:4 basic,6 core and two electives, and; is modularized to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters or by completing its modules over a period of 3 years. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with second class or above may be admitted to the Master of Management of studies (MMS) Degree Programme (Public Administration and Management option).
Module 1: Management Skills Improvement
Module 2: Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
Module 3: Management Information Systems
Module 4: Research Methods
Module 5: Managing Human Resources
Module 6: Financial Accounting and Management
Module 7: Public Policy and Management
Module 8: Results-oriented Management
Module 9: Decentralisation and Local Governance
Module 10: Economics and Public Finance
Module 11: Land and Housing Management or Project Planning and Management
Module 12: Managing Non-Governmental Organisations or Sustainable Development
Participants are assessed through exercises, course work, and written examinations.
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