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Best 23 Master Programs in Public Management 2019

Scholars who study public management learn about any number of administrative or managerial tasks common to nonprofit agencies as well as governmental organizations. Such studies help them improve efficiency, streamline daily operations and increase overall success.  

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23 Results in Public Management

Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

The program created with the aim of promoting the professionalization of civil servants at different levels of government in Mexico and other Latin American countries. ... [+]

Description

Justification

The program created with the aim of promoting the professionalization of civil servants at different levels of government in Mexico and other Latin American countries. As a result of political transformation processes taking place in Mexico and several countries, it requires highly trained civil servants and a deep ethical sense for effective governance.

To ensure the effectiveness and legitimacy of governance, it should be strengthened through a methodological and instrumental ensemble that empowers civil servants advanced tools and knowledge to promote better governance.

Target

To train leaders to exercise local governance with a high sense of ethics and standards of excellence.... [-]

Mexico Morelia
April 2019
Full time
Part time
Online
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University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs

You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Pu ... [+]

Master of Public Affairs

You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Public service professionals – whether in government or nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations – play a vital role in addressing important issues and impacting lives for the better.

The University of Missouri has offered public service education for over 50 years. Established in 2001, the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs has 14 TSPA, 26 affiliated and 8 adjunct faculty members and is part of the University’s College of Arts and Science.

The Truman School advances the study and practice of governance in Missouri, the nation and the world. The mission of the Truman School’s MPA Program is to prepare a diverse student body for ethical leadership in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The MPA program draws upon the interdisciplinary teaching, research and public service capacity of the Truman School, the University as a whole and practitioners to provide students with a range of perspectives and experiences that promote public service values and democratic discourse. Through their coursework, students build knowledge of policy processes and management principles and develop critical thinking and analytic skills that enable them to advance in careers in a rapidly changing public service.... [-]

USA Columbia
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

The Master's programme International Public Management and Policy focuses on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policymaking. ... [+]

Study programme

The Master's programme International Public Management and Policy focus on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policymaking.

Many collective problems of our times, such as climate change, terrorism, corruption, poverty and inequality, have an international character. In order to deal effectively with these and similar problems, nation-states need to increase their own capacities through regulatory and administrative reform. In addition, they need to learn from each other and collaborate in international organisations such as the United Nations and the European Union.

How can global problems like poverty and climate change be tackled?... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Tampere University

NORDIG offers a unique learning environment enabling students to create smart solutions and obtain sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and ... [+]

International experts facilitating societal co-operation and innovation

NORDIG offers a unique learning environment enabling students to create smart solutions and obtain sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and management.

NORDIG’s curriculum adds a truly Nordic dimension to studies on public administration and public policy. The students will study at three Nordic universities: Tampere University, University of Agder (Norway) and KTH Royal Technological Institute (Sweden). The students will be equipped with knowledge of public administration, management, innovations, and the dynamics of learning organisations. As a part of their studies, students will do a project in the OpenLab environment at KTH. NORDIG educates international experts who profoundly understand... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of the Witwatersrand

The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and a ... [+]

The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and analytical abilities they need to become effective public policy-makers and senior public administrators and development, practitioners.

Candidates will require a foundational knowledge of public and development management. This includes a solid grounding in the theory and practice of governance, policy formation, and the management of large organisations, including public bureaucracies. While the Master's programme itself lasts a year, candidates are required to first complete the PDM course, which will provide them with the requisite foundation. Therefore, the Master's degree is effectively a two-year programme. ... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full time
Part time
1800 
Campus
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Antwerp Management School

The interest in management in the public sector has vastly increased. The swift and increasingly complex social changes have altered the government’s role substantially. ... [+]

Executive Master in Public Management

The interest in management in the public sector has vastly increased. The swift and increasingly complex social changes have altered the government’s role substantially. Politics, policy, and governance can no longer function well without management. A strong service demands knowledge, insight, and creativity of the modern government functionary.

Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School?

The Master in Public Management examines a diverse range of current tendencies in governmental management. This course offers:

Academic embedding. Attention for the government official in policy and as a manager. An interdisciplinary context. Theoretic concepts linked with a practical elaboration. Enriching exchange experiences with peer-students of different policy levels. Content fit for professionals who work full-time in the public sector: part-time formula, timetable, specific forms education, and evaluation. What can you expect? ... [-]
Belgium Antwerp
September 2019
Part time
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

The Master's in Public Policy is a two-year innovative practice-oriented programme developing the skills required to articulate issues of public concern, analyze alternat ... [+]

Programme overview

The Programme was developed on the basis of the American model of teaching Public Policy Analysis - namely of Public Policy Institute of the Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University, where the head of this programme was teaching in 1993-1995. Since 2006 the Programme accepts foreign students and provides courses in English as HSE contribution to the Bologna Process. We are constantly developing and improving the programme and involve representatives from the leading Russian, European and American universities, most influential think tanks and renowned international organizations into the teaching process.

The Programme has two concentrations: Public Policy Analysis, and Human Rights and Democratic Governance. Concentration in Public Policy Analysis is the outcome of the search for the ultimate professional education programme and combines theoretical and practical training with the cutting-edge international and Russian experience in the field. The concentration in Human Rights and Democratic Governance was created on the basis of the UN Programme. The programme was the first of its kind in Russia and is analogous to the European Master in Human Rights.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2019
Part time
Campus
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EAE Business School

The Master in Economic Analysis of Law and Public Management brings you closer to the legal world with a different method from the traditional analysis applied by lawyers ... [+]

The Master in Economic Analysis of Law and Public Management brings you closer to the legal world with a different method from the traditional analysis applied by lawyers. Through this methodology, economic reasoning is applied to analyze laws and other regulatory systems, such as contracts, jurisprudence and any type of social regulation related to the company. The main objective of the AED is the search for efficiency in legal systems and other mechanisms of social organization, such as institutions and public policies, whose objective is to train the student as an expert in legal advice.

From the perspective of the Economic Analysis of Law, legal norms and public policies are understood as a source of incentives and reflect on their legal, economic and social consequences. This approach constitutes the most important innovation within the field of Law in recent decades and has a growing influence in the Law Schools of the best universities in the world. The 21st century advocacy faces the enormous challenge of mastering the tools provided by the social sciences, in order to enhance their professional development in a world that demands multidisciplinarity on a daily basis. Thus, the Master in Economic Analysis of Law and Public Management, offers a unique opportunity to carry out interdisciplinary and official postgraduate studies strengthening legal knowledge through interaction with the Economy and other social sciences, in order to offer an adequate legal and economic advice.... [-]

Spain Madrid
April 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
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Masaryk University Faculty of Social Studies

The program provides the graduates with the abilities of understanding and practical application of the current methods of solving the problems in social policy and labor ... [+]

Why should you choose this program?

The program provides the graduates with the abilities of understanding and practical application of the current methods of solving the problems in social policy and labor market policy as well as the abilities of evaluation of the problems and policies.

The program is recommended especially to those applicants who are interested in the development of public and social policies in Central European (post-communist) countries and in social aspects of public administration. The program content focuses on processes and implementation of social policies taking the institutional perspective into consideration.

What will you be able to do after graduation? ... [-]
Czech Republic Brno
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Scie ... [+]

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and Expertise France, a master's program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational foundations of a modern system of governance and management of public procurement.

This master's program integrates teaching methods and mixed learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply the knowledge in a practical way through the realization of work, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and exposure to the expertise, experience and know-how of academics, experts working in international organizations and industry experts. public and private.... [-]

Italy Turin
October 2019
Full time
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Johannesburg

The first-of-its-kind, completely online Master of Public Management and Governance programme from the University of Johannesburg offers an unparalleled opportunity to ad ... [+]

Overview

The first-of-its-kind, completely online Master of Public Management and Governance programme from the University of Johannesburg offers an unparalleled opportunity to advance in leadership in your community and workplace.

Develop in-depth knowledge to demonstrate specialized leadership. Gain analytical and management competencies at a Master’s level to perform advanced tasks in the professional sector.

Evaluate highly complex problems independently, write high-level texts, and apply research methods and techniques to provide scientific solutions.

This programme requires no travel and no face-to-face sessions, allowing you to earn credits at your own pace while fulfilling personal and professional obligations. Complete the programme in a minimum of two years.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
July 2019
Online
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University of Stirling

Our Masters in Public Policy allows you to develop the conceptual, analytical and practical skills you’ll need to redefine the world of policymaking. We prepare you for a ... [+]

Overview

Our Masters in Public Policy allows you to develop the conceptual, analytical and practical skills you’ll need to redefine the world of policymaking. We prepare you for a career in the public sector and vocations that make a contribution to the development or delivery of public policy.

This course is extremely flexible, and you can tailor it to fit your particular interests. Core modules on Policy Theory and Practice are combined with optional modules in Social Research and policy-relevant disciplines. If you want to pursue an interest in other policy-relevant disciplines, you can also combine a focus on policy and research with options in areas such as:

law economics behavioural science social marketing energy environmental and international politics ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full time
Part time
12 - 27 
Campus
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Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset

The objective of the Master's Degree in Public Senior Management is to provide a training for action (policy applied) to public managers. The academic content promotes va ... [+]

Official Qualification granted by the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP), in collaboration with the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset .

Directors: Dr. Manuel Villoria Mendieta and Dr. Isabel Bazaga Fernández Academic Council: Dr. Antonio López Vega, Dr. Jesús Ruiz-Huerta, Dr. Manuel Tamayo, Mr. Fernando Vallespín Oña, Dr. Manuel Villoria and Dr. Isabel Bazaga Fernández Title: Master's Degree in Public Senior Management Credits: 60 ECTS Modality: On-line Price: 5,000 euros on-line (fees, 50 euros approximately) Duration: October - June Information and contact: infocursos@fogm.es

The objective of the Master's Degree in Public Senior Management is to provide a training for action (policy applied) to public managers. The academic contents enhance values, knowledge and skills that allow:... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Full time
Part time
Online
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)

Public and Social Policy (PSP) is a two-year English-language Master’s degree programme, which aims to provide students with current relevant knowledge of policy-making p ... [+]

Public and Social Policy (PSP) is a two-year English-language Master’s degree programme, which aims to provide students with current relevant knowledge of policy-making process and cultivate their analytical skills. In addition to theoretical knowledge about the policy-making process, the programme will offer deeper knowledge in concrete policy domains such as social policy, health policy, educational policy, employment policy or others. The special attention in the programme will be given to research methodology and policy analysis skills. The combination of knowledge about policy process and methodology skills will lead to unique competencies and excellent professional employment or for further studying or research career.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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Africa University - Zimbabwe

The Master of Public Sector Management is an intensive, full-time, 12-month long training program consisting of four modules and a research project. ... [+]

The Master of Public Sector Management is an intensive, full-time, 12-month long training program consisting of four modules and a research project.

Entry Requirements

The PSMTP will accept applications from candidates who possess all the following minimum qualifications and attributes:

A good first university degree (equivalent professional qualifications obtained by formal study and examination and recognized as a degree equivalent by the Africa University Senate) and 4 years of relevant post-qualification work experience; Be a middle-level African professional or manager employed by a government or state enterprise located in Eastern or Southern Africa. (More senior officials located in the same region may also be eligible for special consideration); Competence in basic Mathematics not below GCE ‘O’ level shall be an added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates recommended by those Governments or state enterprises which make an explicit commitment to provide the successful graduates with the requisite institutional environment (including appropriate incentive systems) that would enable them to make good use of their newly acquired skills and competencies in the collective pursuit of sustainable development and poverty reduction on the Continent. Program Structure ... [-]
Zimbabwe Mutare
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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