School of Government

Public Management

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2014 academic year unless otherwise specified.

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This subject is taught by the School of Government.

Overview

Our programmes in Public Management are designed for those aspiring to a career in management in the government and non-government sectors. We examine the theory and practice of public management, public sector reform, financial management, human resource management, monitoring and evaluation, and more.

The School of Government offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master's degree in Public Management. This subject is also available as a specialisation for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Commerce.

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Post experience information

The School of Government offers the following 500-level Post Experience programmes in Public Management:

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How to find out more

Public Management courses are taught within the School of Government.

For Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Commerce, contact:

Associate Professor Graham Hassall
Undergraduate Coordinator
Phone: 04-463 5047
Email: graham.hassall@vuw.ac.nz

For Post Experience Programmes, contact:

Associate Professor Bill Ryan
Director of Master's Programmes
Phone: 04-463 5848
Email: bill.ryan@vuw.ac.nz

For more information on Public Management, see the Post Experience Prospectus.

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List of courses


500 Level Courses

EGOV 501 – Managing Service Transformation

EGOV 502 – e-Government, Public Sector Reform and Good Governance

EGOV 503 – Managing ICT-enabled Forms of Public Engagement

EGOV 520 – Introduction to Research in the Public Sector

EGOV 521 – Research Project

MMPM 501 – Public Management

MMPM 502 – Law in the Public Sector

MMPM 503 – Economic Policy Challenges for Public Managers

MMPM 504 – Financial Management in the Public Sector

MMPM 505 – Human Resource Management

MMPM 506 – Organisation and Work in the Public Sector

MMPM 507 – e-Government in New Zealand

MMPM 521 – Comparative Public Management

MMPM 522 – Strategic Management in the Public Sector

MMPM 523 – Accountancy and Financial Management Issues in the Public Sector

MMPM 524 – Project and Risk Management in the Public Sector

MMPM 525 – Performance Measurement and Managing for Performance in the Public Sector

MMPM 526 – Advanced Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

MMPM 527 – Monitoring and Evaluation in the Public Sector

MMPM 528 – Public Sector Ethics

MMPM 529 – Marketing Management in the Public Sector

MMPM 530 – Leadership and Change in the Public Sector

MMPM 531 – Politics and Public Management

MMPM 532 – Implementation and Service Delivery

MMPM 533 – Special Topic: Strategic Analysis

MMPM 534 – Strategic Thinking

MMPM 535 – Special Topic

MMPM 536 – Special Topic

MMPM 537 – Special Topic

MMPM 538 – Special Topic

MMPM 539 – Approved personal course of study

MMPM 540 – Approved personal course of study

MMPM 550 – Project

MMPM 551 – Project

MMPM 552 – Internship

MMPM 553 – Research Essay

MMPM 554 – Dissertation