Postgraduate Diploma In Public Management

It will prepare you to pursue different careers in the public and development sector.

Overview

This programme is designed to equip you with key management and leadership skills to manage policies, programmes, people, performance quality and finance in the public and development sectors.

You will hone your critical thinking skills as you apply theory in strategy, planning, management and finance, as well as other areas critical to ensure good service delivery.

These studies pave the way for entry to the Regenesys Master of Public Management degree.

Who is it for?

This qualification addresses management capacity development needs in the public sector relating to policy management, public financial management, public human resource management and development management.

Certificates are awarded on the following basis:

  • Certificate of completion: Cumulative average of 80% in online tests
  • Certificate of participation: Cumulative average of 50%-79% for online tests
  • Certificate of attendance: Cumulative average of less than 50% for online tests

Entry requirements

  • NQF level 7 or equivalent qualification
  • Relevant working experience
  • English

Credits

  • 120, exiting at NQF Level 8

Learning outcomes

  • Display an understanding of public and development sector transformation challenges in South Africa
  • Analyse, develop and manage institutional and public policy process
  • Conduct strategic planning process and align organisational strategies with policies, programmes, budgets and projects
  • Manage public and development sector projects
  • Conduct appropriate management interventions to improve the quality of service delivery in public and development sector institution
  • Lead, manage, motivate and improve the performance of individuals and teams in public and development sector organisations
  • Manage programme and project finance within the context of public sector legislation
  • Conduct an organisational development intervention by following a scientific research process

Compulsory modules

  • Strategic Management in the Public Sector
  • Advanced Public Human Resource Management
  • Public Finance Management
  • Advanced Public Project Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Fundamentals of Research

Electives

  • Education Curriculum Management
  • Ethics and Accountability
  • Local Government Management
  • Labour Relations
  • Quality and Customer Relations Management
  • Public Policy Analysis and Development
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Change Management
  • Public Performance Management

Job opportunities

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DELIVERY OPTIONS

Overview

Participants will engage with the course through online sessions with an instructor leading the class twice-weekly

What you will get 

  • 60 hours of online instruction
  • Class recordings you can replay for the duration of the course
  • Study guides accompanying each online session
  • Practical tasks and digital assessments
  • Anytime access online for the duration of the course

Course timetable

Please confirm course timetable before enrolling for a course

Duration

One year

Course Curriculum

Time: 72 weeks
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