Chair in Digital Government

The research programme of the Chair in Digital Government focuses on the effects of information and communication technologies on the public sector.

Digital Government is about the introduction, management and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the public sector and its external relationships, and the implications.

The Chair's current research

Current research by the Chair in Digital Government includes

The Chair's teaching role

The Chair in Digital Government is Programme Director for a new Master's programme, the Master of e-Government (MEGov). This programme is unique in the Asia-Pacific region, and students will be taught by leading academics in the emerging field of e-Government and public management.

Master of e-Government programme details

The Chair also teaches executive courses. 2016 dates for the short course, 'Using Social Media for Effective Public Engagement', will be notified by the end of the year.

About the Chair's sponsors

The Chair is jointly funded by Victoria University of Wellington, along with government and private organisations. Our current programme partners are Department of Internal Affairs, Inland Revenue Department, and the Ministry of Education.