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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Administration programs provide students with hands-on training through internships or projects, as well as lectures. Students can expect four years of study, and often are required to take courses unrelated to administration, such as biology and literature, to round out their degree.

 

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

The 100% online Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Liverpool is designed for professionals in the public and non-profit sectors who want to manage and contribute to social change around the globe. [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. The 100% online Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Liverpool is designed for professionals in the public and non-profit sectors who want to manage and contribute to social change around the globe. International in flavour, this online masters degree programme encourages students to compare and question accepted public administration models, to explore global topics like crime and clean water and to find out what works best in their own local environment. Why choose this online Master of Public Administration? - You will benefit from the expertise of the University of Liverpool’s leading AACSB-accredited Management School – part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – and the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice. - You will gain new skills and knowledge that you can apply immediately, empowering you to become an effective public servant and innovative practitioner and policymaker. - Designed with input from both employers and industry professionals, the programme will enhance your understanding of the unique challenges and tensions facing public sector managers. - You will develop the leadership, management, technical and communication skills increasingly sought after in public administration roles around the world. - You will grow professionally in a collaborative international environment, with a global faculty base, and international public and NGO professionals studying alongside you. - The supportive online environment and personalised support programme will help to keep you inspired, motivated and on track - Delivered 100% online, so you can fit your studies around your other commitments, progressing your career without interrupting your current job [-]

Online Masters of Public Administration

University of Birmingham Online
Online Part time 30 months January 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Our 100% Online Masters of Public Administration will help you expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad. [+]

Online Masters of Public Administration Expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad. Lead positive change Our Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) is designed to offer busy public sector professionals the opportunity to progress their careers at a national and international level. The course has been designed to offer students the skills and confidence to change their career, whether it’s a move into a new department within the public or voluntary sector, or a shift into a consultancy role. Taught by the prestigious Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV), our Online MPA is perfectly positioned to encourage progressive ideas. INLOGOV is the leading UK centre for the study of local public service management, policy and governance, known nationally as the instigator of innovative thinking for public servants. Throughout the programme, we will hone your skills to help you develop the leadership acumen to strategically manage the public policies that will make a difference to people’s lives. “I pursued an online Masters of Public Administration because it was without a doubt the most appropriate academic path for me. I could have gone to many other competitive schools to obtain my Masters, but the University of Birmingham was the one that offered the most flexibility, affordability, attentive academic staff, and most importantly; the convenient part-time timeframe.” ... [-]

Master of Public Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus or Online Full time Part time 21 months September 2017 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Develop workable solutions for the common good while working toward an exciting career in public management. [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. Develop workable solutions for the common good while working toward an exciting career in public management. Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community. Our MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies. A flexible class schedule helps working professionals balance their busy lives, while small class sizes promote one-on-one attention and deeper relationship building. About the Master of Public Administration Program Typical program length is 21 months, with 38 credits Classes offered on Saturday Preferred but not required - two years of professional work experience, including internships Wide range of scholarship and financial aid options Classes begin each fall at USF’s Downtown San Francisco campus. Also offered in a 100% online format. Accredited by NASPAA, the foremost membership organization of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, public affairs, and public & nonprofit management in the US and around the world. STATE AUTHORIZATION USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama*, Arkansas*, Delaware, Iowa*, Kentucky, Maryland*, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina*, Ohio (MPH, MSIM) and Wisconsin*. Additionally, USF is not currently accepting applications for online students for the MSN and DNP online programs who reside in Louisiana, Maine, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Note, residents of states where USF is not authorized for online education may attend USF courses and programs at any of our California based campuses. Please check www.usfca.edu/state-auth for changes in status for all other states. Program Details, Master of Public Administration The Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the MPA with an emphasis in Health Services Administration (MPA/HSA) programs provide mid-career and aspiring professionals with an opportunity to obtain advanced managerial education applicable to a broad range of public sector, nonprofit, and health care organizations. The MPA program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). Mission We prepare our graduates for public leadership by advancing a challenging curriculum while pursuing complementary research and transforming learning into acts of consequence to serve our communities, especially the most vulnerable among us. Goals Educate students to be compassionate and effective leaders who humanely manage public organizations. Prepare students to initiate and facilitate interactions between government, for-profit, and nonprofit sectors to provide ethical and workable solutions to societal needs. Create a collaborative environment of excellence in instruction, research, and service. Translate research into effective practices and achievable, humane policies. Prepare students to determine, collect, and analyze the evidence appropriate and essential for implementing public service strategies Program Requirements The On-Campus MPA curriculum is comprised of 38 credits. There are nine core courses, four credits each, and one elective course at two credits. For students pursuing the HSA concentration, two of these courses (PA 717 and PA 760) will be HSA-specific. The Online MPA curriculum is comprised of 39 credits. There are 13 courses of three credits each. Learning Outcomes Demonstrate leadership behavior through application of organizational and managerial theories. Identify effective leadership in practice. Identify and discuss the role of public leaders toward recognizing and instituting the principles of democratic governance in public organizations and community-based initiatives. Identify and describe differences between the vision, values, and goals of actors in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors; discuss practical and ethical implications of these differences for public leadership; and discuss disparate impacts for the most vulnerable among us. Demonstrate the ability to correctly and effectively recognize changes in workforce and community populations; determine appropriate communication modes and content. Describe superior performance of a diverse workforce and the contribution to this of managerial action and institutional supports. Assess and modify public service, based on cultural competency and citizen feedback. Identify challenges and issues in the U.S. health care sector in specific areas of policy, its contemporary legal framework and management; describe/develop operational responses and managerial adaptations. Determine, collect, and articulate the interests of diverse voices of a community, especially the most vulnerable among us. Develop and apply the critical and analytical thinking skills necessary for effective, informed, and balanced policy analysis. Accurately interpret and communicate analytic research and policy implications to stakeholders. Demonstrate essential analytic skills (qualitative and quantitative). Develop and present informed and balanced results. Report findings and interpret research in recognition of, and with respect for, diverse cultural and historical perspectives; correctly identify limitations and constraints; effectively communicate with elected officials, administrators, issue advocates, and the population at large. [-]

Public Administration MPA

Old Dominion University
Online Full time Part time January 2017 USA Norfolk

If you already have experience in the public sector, ODU's MPA program will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance your careers. Even if you have little or no experience in these areas, you can build a foundation for future success with this degree... [+]

If you already have experience in the public sector, ODU's MPA program will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance your careers. Even if you have little or no experience in these areas, you can build a foundation for future success with this degree. This program is designed to enhance your knowledge and competencies in five context areas: Public management processes, including public budgeting and personnel systems; Organizational design processes and behavior; Political, legal, and ethical concepts and issues of public administration; Quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; and Policy analysis and program evaluation. ODU's Public Administration program is NASPAA accredited by the Commission on Peer Review & Accreditation. Required Courses 39 credit hours You must complete a core curriculum of seven courses, and six electives. Visit the department's website for more information regarding course requirements and descriptions. We also offer a certificate program in Public Procurement and Contract Management as a five course elective series. Talk with an advisor to determine if you have credits that will transfer. Online Learning Environment Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar. Careers in Public Administration Many of our graduates have continued on to study in Ph.D. programs, and have also held positions such as: City Managers Program Planners Policy Analysts Managers (federal, state, local & non-profit agencies) Consultants TUITION : Click Here In-state Virginia Residents : $478 per credit hour* Out-of-State Students : $516 per credit hour APPLICATION DEADLINES - Fall Spring Summer Domestic : July 15 November 15 April 15 International : April 15 October 1 February 1 [-]

Master of Public Administration

University of Roehampton Online
Online Part time United Kingdom London

Our online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree programme provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to move your career forward in 21st century public administration. [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. Today’s public administrators face challenge and change as never before. From migration and technology to globalisation, a range of issues are transforming the field of public administration. In the public, private and voluntary sectors, professionals who understand the complexities of modern government are in demand. Our online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree programme provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to move your career forward in 21st century public administration. Through this MPA degree’s unique approach, you will gain a thorough understanding of the processes that underpin public life, along with a global perspective and practical skills that you can apply immediately to improve people’s lives. The program duration varies depending on program/student pacing. Advance your career with a Roehampton Online masters programme Because we believe that learning can only be life-changing when we apply what we learn, we develop masters programmes designed to reflect the most contemporary thinking in the area of study, meaning you’ll learn skills that will be relevant to your career right now, and in the future. Learning model and programme structure Each of the Roehampton Online masters programmes has been designed to help you move forward in your life and follows the same basic structure. Every online programme is made up of seven modules and a research project. Every module lasts 12 weeks. You then have a break of approximately two weeks before resuming your studies. Your research project is much like a dissertation, in which all previous leaning culminates in an academic research paper. Modules equate to 20 academic credits while your research project carries 40 credits – but you have 26 weeks to complete that part of your programme. How will I learn? Learning with Roehampton Online is a live process. Students from around the world take the knowledge they have gained from faculty instruction and classroom debate, and put it to work immediately in their own lives. When do I have to be online? At Roehampton Online, we understand that most of our students have busy careers and active personal lives outside the classroom. Our online learning model has therefore been designed to empower you with the ability to choose when and where you study: No set lecture times Classroom access 24 hours a day Comprehensive support Support At Roehampton Online you’ll receive support from the moment you enquire to beyond the day you graduate, from: Your enrolment advisor – your one-stop shop for advice and information during the application process Faculty – mentors, instructors and facilitators to learning, faculty members are there to provide direction in the classroom Roehampton Employability and Careers Hub – or REACH – provides 24/7 access to resources that can help you find a better job The Centre for Student Success – a learning resource full of video links and services designed specifically to help you succeed The Writing Centre – receive personalised feedback from expert writing tutors and get better at producing academic work Skill units – hit the ground running with your studies thanks to these free short introductory courses Admissions The online degree programmes at Roehampton Online are designed for professionals looking to further their education and enhance their careers. So work experience is an important factor when choosing the most suitable applicants for a course. If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes. Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission. Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme. [-]

Master in Business

Maharishi University Of Management
Online Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA Fairfield

The online MBA is offered in conjunction with the Evening-Weekend MBA program classes given on campus. [+]

PROGRAM STRUCTURE The online MBA is offered in conjunction with the Evening-Weekend MBA program classes given on campus. Courses follow the standard MUM semester calendar beginning in August and January. The program is offered in a cohort model, one course at a time for all students. Students may start at the beginning of any semester. Two-credit courses last 4 weeks, and four-credit courses last 8 weeks. The degree requirements for the 60-credit MBA program can be fulfilled in six semesters, including two summers as extensions of the spring semesters. Students, who wish to join the on campus MBA with the daytime class schedule, may do so at the beginning of any semester after meeting admissions requirements. All credits from the online MBA will be recognized. All students begin their first semester with: A four-week, 2-credit “Science and Technology of Consciousness (STC),” a foundational course in Consciousness Based Education that explores deep principles for holistic development of body, mind and consciousness. Each of the subsequent semesters begins with a two-week, 1-credit “Forest Academy” in which the faculty lead students in a deeper reflection on business based on the knowledge taught in the STC course. WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE The Evening-Weekend MBA courses are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7:30-9:00 pm US Central time and Saturday mornings 10:00-12:00 noon. The class sessions are video-conferenced live via the Internet and are recorded for students whose time zone or work schedule does not permit synchronous participation. Readings and homework account for another 7-10 hours of academic work per week. Focus on Sustainable Business The theme for each semester is based on one of the main business functions: marketing, accounting, operations, etc. The semester begins with an introductory course on that theme and ends with a course on sustainable business in the context of that theme. The schedule of courses for the next three years appears at the bottom of this page. Students completing this program will earn the MBA specialization in Sustainable Business. NOTE: If you have a business BA degree If you have an undergraduate degree with a major in business, you may receive waiver credit for any of the seven Foundation areas in which you received a grade of B or higher: Marketing, Accounting, Financial Management, Business Law and Ethics, Operations Management, Human Resource Management, and Sustainable Business. Maximum of 18 credits may be waived. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Educational Leadership And Administration

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Education Sciences: Educational Leadership and Administration (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives To understand basic concepts, principles and models of educational leadership and administration. To perceive the school unit as an open system, which, on one hand, is in dialectical relationship with the wider environment in which it operates and, in turn, regulates rationalize its action for recovery of input it receives, on the arrangements for the procedures followed and to maximize its effectiveness. To understand the dynamics of the team and utilizing human resources in the school organization for conversion to a community of learners. Exercise in organization skills, management and leadership such as: communication, decision making, planning, organization and chair the session, staff development, program evaluation and school work. Deepen the theory and methodology introduction of innovations in education, monitoring and evaluation of teaching, assessment staff and evaluating programs and educational work. To study in depth theoretical aspects of education, as revealed through the philosophical, sociological and psychological analysis of them. Exploit research results, concerning the exercise of roles in education and the effectiveness of the educational process. At the same time, be able to plan and complete action research on self-improvement purposes. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

UCC/Commonwealth Executive Master of Business/Public Administration

University College of the Caribbean
Online & Campus Combined Part time 20 months October 2017 Jamaica Kingston

These masters provide a relevant and cutting-edge curriculum to help working administrators strengthen their knowledge of contemporary public/business administration practices. [+]

UCC/Commonwealth Executive Master of Business/Public Administration These masters provide a relevant and cutting-edge curriculum to help working administrators strengthen their knowledge of contemporary public/business administration practices and improve their management and leadership skills in the public/business service, the government sector or non-profits. [-]

Master In Digital Business

Spain Business School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 12 months February 2017 Spain Madrid

All professionals have to run businesses, either themselves or for others, digital or to be converted to digital theirs. The Master in Digital Business enables you to be a master in all disciplines of new businesses, technological and legal foundations applied to Internet products, digital consumer and e-commerce, marketing in all its forms (digital, mobile, social networking, loyalty client), online content management, web analytics, advertising, digital management skills and much more ... [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. Who should attend: All professionals have to run businesses, either themselves or for others, digital or to be converted to digital theirs. The Master in Digital Business enables you to be a master in all disciplines of new businesses, technological and legal foundations applied to Internet products, digital consumer and e-commerce, marketing in all its forms (digital, mobile, social networking, loyalty client), online content management, web analytics, advertising, digital management skills and much more ... Business School in Spain we are experts in training existing and future digital leaders. Objectives: Know, understand and apply the fundamentals of any company, but from the perspective of the new market: the digital. Acquire basic knowledge of sales, marketing, finance and human resources, but mastering the new techniques of Digital Marketing, Social Networks, Electronic Commerce, Directives 2.0 Skills and Web Analytics. Ability to measure and achieve results on the actions that are launched. Become an expert in achieving the best ROI. Being able to build your own project and get funding for it In addition, a number of global targets to all programs consisting of: efficiently lead teams, learn to make strategic decisions, develop a global and inclusive vision, master change management and capture management skills. agenda: Module 1: Fundamentals Session 1: Technological environment. Session 2: Legal environment. Session 3: Basics of Marketing. Module 2: Digital Home Session 1: Digital Product Session 2: Digital Consumer Session 3: E-commerce Session 4: Keys to building a successful e-commerce Session 5: CRM. Customer Management Module 3: Operational digital Session 1: Digital Marketing Session 2: Mobile Marketing Session 3: Social Media Marketing Session 4: Search Strategy Session 5: Email Marketing and affiliation Session 6: Creativity and Advertising online Session 7: General Law on advertising and Session 8: Commercial Law Module 4: Strategy and digital content Session 1: Strategic Marketing Plan Session 2: Strategies Loyalty Session 3: Social Media Strategy Session 4: Managing Content Session 5: Monetization of online media Module 5: Metrics and Monitoring Session 1: Web Analytics Session 2: Managing online reputation Session 3: Digital Media Advertising Module 6: Leadership and Management Session 1: Management enterprising Session 2: Act venture Session 3: Finance for non-financial Session 4: Leadership Session 5: Effective presentations Session 6: Team motivation Session 7: The art of public speaking Session 8: Time Management Session 9: Stress Management END OF MASTERS. You will work in teams, which will enable an active and practical networking face your future experiences. Always accompanied by your expert, your project tutor and the head teacher. Additional Information: Those students who wish have the possibility of internships in major companies. This training can be funded by the Tripartite Foundation Reviews of students: Juan José Polo (2014) "Entrepreneurship and digital marketing are two disciplines in which I would like to become expert. To advance this goal, it needed to expand and reinforce what they learned during my previous professional and educational experience, immersing myself fully in a graduate program 100% focused on digital business reality. In this sense, having enrolled in the Master in Digital Business of Spain Business School has been a success. The teaching team consists of experienced professionals in the digital world, materials do a tour in detail the areas that make up any online business and also has courses that help you complete your training, acquiring knowledge on issues such as strategy, leadership or effective project management. But above all, I would like to emphasize the human factor responsible for the master. A nearby school, attentive to their students and offering the best possible quality during the time we shared the training experience. We have lived very good moments in the classroom materclass. Among the best without doubt, also have made new friends and professional contacts among peers. Finally, I would like to highlight the online platform. Through it we contacted teachers, access the educational content that is distributed in modules and discussed with colleagues in discussion forums. It is a participatory medium that adds value and makes the process of studying the master simple. " Alvaro Carmona (2014) • What is the best course? very interesting classes, with talks by professionals highly productive sector. effective monitoring. Proper functioning of the platform. Wide variety of subjects and content certainly very full. In general, good teachers involved in their teaching • What it is the worst of the course? Some teachers are delayed in corrections. • Would you recommend it? I've already done it. I mentioned it to friends and colleagues Alfonso Zurera (2014) • What is the best course? I am very happy with the Master in Digital Business, and I'm glad to be part of the first class, both for good (we will be the first trained in this subject) and for bad (some errors have been resolved along of course, and I'm glad to have participated in improvement). • What is the worst of the course? Just a note regarding the platform: that students could individually make the theme colors for the sessions, to mark in red to go running and avoid having to look if we have completed or not. • Would you recommend it? Everyone who asks me. I inform you about the master and tell them where they can find information. I am a good ambassador for SBS and especially the master "Digital Business". Alvaro Lopez Izquierdo (2015) • What is the best course? The possibility of the Master so online is very positive for those who are working, in addition, there is time to work topics and exercises are convenient and practical. • What is the worst of the course? I'll wait to finish it. • Would you recommend it? Yes, certainly, the moment the course is very complete, there are great professionals and many concepts are learned. [-]

Master In Senior Management Secretariat

Grupo IOE
Online Part time September 2017 Colombia Bogotá Mexico Mexico City Peru Lima Spain Barcelona Brazil São Paulo Madrid Murcia Valencia + 10 more

The Master in Senior Management Secretariat is designed for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to assume managerial support functions. [+]

Ls tasks Directors assistant They are becoming broader and more responsibility once: to organize the agenda of management, managing meetings, travel, communications ... The Master in Senior Management Secretariat It is designed for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to assume managerial support functions. Among its contents, including the Training Course SENIOR MANAGEMENT SECRETARIAT of the University of Alcalá, Which gives 20 credits ECTS. OBJECTIVES: Acquire essential skills that contribute to the success of your company and the management, as they are: Impeccable behavior and social and corporate panache are very important qualities for an executive assistant: help form a positive image of your company. With so many responsibilities, it is essential to be able to stay organized and know how to manage time and the workplace. Mastering the software word processing, presentations, managing databases and spreadsheets is essential, like languages. Acquire financial and legal knowledge may be important in making intelligent decisions: to anticipate problems to recognize and embrace them immediately for resolution is a clear competitive advantage. Your company may have to form free bonuses to their workers! [-]

Master's Degree In Public Management High

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Campus or Online Full time 600 hours October 2017 Spain Madrid

This program provides access to the title of University Masters in Senior Public Management International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute of Investigation Ortega y Gasset. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. This program provides access to the title of University Masters in Senior Public Management International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute of Investigation Ortega y Gasset. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. This Master's degree is based on history and the Master in Public Management which have been held XXIV editions. GOALS Any country that wants to progress it needs political leadership, but it is also true that need efficiency and fairness in the administration, which requires a competent and honest civil service. And, indeed, it is essential that these two areas are combined to political ideals become realities that provide welfare to citizens, without loss of freedom. Well, this is only possible if an intermediate instrument to enable both types of actors-politicians and public servants, employees working in the same direction is introduced. That instrument is the professionalized management function. In her professional public managers, who are the lubricant that enables communication between the political universe and administrative, who pass political decisions in language understandable to employees and who expose political views of the bureaucracy, they must be present so that they can understand and share them if need be. Without them, the clash of values ​​and priorities may be inevitable. Thanks to them the work of both levels -political and administrative-roles can achieve synergies and positive results for the community. Master in Senior Public Management is designed to provide training for action (policy applied) to public managers. The contents of the academic plan intended to enhance the values, knowledge and skills of the participants to act effectively in: Public sector management, particularly in the areas of public policy, human resources, budgeting and economic and financial management. Decision-making and problem solving in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies and programs. Strategic planning, organizational design and public marketing. Program The Master consists of 60 credits that will be studied throughout a school year from September to June. Master's academic background includes: Subject 1. STRATEGIC DIRECTION FOR PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) strategic direction and generation of public value. Interdependencies analysis and environmental management: environmental changes and their impact on public organizations. The need for new approaches to public action: the strategic approach and technical management in the public sector. Strategic management techniques Analysis and design of strategic plans. Utility, design and implementation of the balanced scorecard. Subject 2. ORGANIZATION AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT I (3 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) The organization of institutions. Analysis and design of organizational structures. Organization functions and processes. The quality of public institutions. Methods for quality management. 3. MARKETING PUBLIC subject (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) Introduction to public marketing. The generation of intelligence. Market segmentation. The program management. The service distribution strategies. The price determination. Effective government communication. Subject 4. LEGAL-SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) The organization and dysfunctions of the General State Administration and guidelines for reform within its field of competence and relations with the European Union. The autonomic system, financing and the impact thereof on the part of its current powers regime impact on ways of delivering large public network services. Analysis of the local organization and the expectations of its evolution after having taken a bundle of skills that is increasingly difficult to sustain but being the only administration that manage these matters. The current problem of duplication of powers. Changing forms of administrative action with specific impact on the formation and implementation of policies Subject 5. ANALYSIS AND PUBLIC POLICY intergovernmental management (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) Policy analysis as a tool for management. Public problems: tools and techniques for identifying public issues. The management of the public agenda as skill directive. The prospective analysis and anticipation: the executive management of public policies. The design and formulation of public policy: techniques for effective decision-making. The ability to solve public problems. The design and management of the implementation of public policies: the implementation phase as crucial to solving public problems. The evaluation of public policies: techniques and instruments. Knowledge management for generating public value. Management of public policies and programs in complex intergovernmental contexts. Subject 6 ORGANISATION AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT II (3 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Management systems for quality. Certification. ISO 9001: 2000 The process of implementing a quality management system. Total quality. The model of excellence Subject 7 ECONOMIC RESOURCES: BUDGETING AND BUDGET MANAGEMENT (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). The role of the public sector in a market economy. Collective choice and behavior of the public sector. Budget preparation techniques. The cost-benefit analysis as a tool for collective decision. The main policies of spending and income in the welfare state. Budgeting in Spain. The execution of public spending. The control of public spending. The financial control. Financial reforms and expenditure management review of the public sector's role in modern market economies. . Course 8 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC ETHICS (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester) The changes in society and new trends in strategic human resource management. The human resources system and its subcomponents in the theory and practice of Administrations. Human resource planning: definition techniques of quantitative and qualitative needs. Management skills and their application to the public sector. Functional analysis. Public employee motivation and motivational techniques of management. Performance evaluation instruments, challenges and potentials. The management and operation of high performance teams. Transformational leadership and adaptive leadership. Organizational culture as a factor for leadership. Public ethics and the ethics of public servants: conflicts of values. Ethics infrastructure frameworks integrity: how to promote integrity and prevent corruption in the public sector. Subject 9 skills and competencies (3 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Effective oral communication skills in public and to the media. Skills for writing texts and development of effective presentations. Techniques for interpersonal conflict resolution. Techniques for the development of emotional intelligence. Techniques for the delegation and the "empowerment". Techniques for organization and management. Management stress management. The labor mobbing. Subject 10 INNOVATION AND OPEN GOVERNMENT (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Modernization of Public Administration: new trends in network management. Advances in new technologies applied to the administration: e-government. Participatory Democracy and its application to the Public Administration: citizen participation and open government. Transparency in administration. Right of access to public information. Reuse and share data on line: good governance as open government. Master's thesis work (9 credits - Mandatory - 2nd Semester) Permanent Seminar on Public Economics and Management, monographic, involving personalities from politics, government and the scientific community (complementary activity - 16 hours) [-]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus or Online Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to offer an interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for professional work in the field of Public Administration and Public Law, through the acquisition of the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. It provides the necessary training to specialise in administrative law, so it is a complement to the master's degree in Law. It also provides the fundamentals for starting to do research in the fields of the master's degree... [+]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law This master's degree provides interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for future professionals in the field of public administration and public law. It focuses on the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. Since participants are trained to specialise in administrative law, it is a complement to the Master's Degree in Law. Participants also receive instruction in the fundamentals of research in the fields of the Master's Degree. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation. For more information please consult the Faculty of Law's website Career opportunities Analysis, management and consultancy in the public sector; specialised practice of public, administrative and regulatory law. Research in the field of public administration, public management and public law. Timetable Classes are held 2 or 3 days a week in the afternoon/evening from 4 to 8 p.m. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish Student Profile Graduates holding the required academic degrees, public sector employees and private professionals working in the area of public, administrative and regulatory law. FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects State Theory and Legal Thought Historical and Legal Analysis of the Public Administration Organization and Political Institutions of the State and Catalonia Public Governance Administrative Organization and Activity Institutions and Policies of the European Union Public Procurement and Management of Public Services Civil Service Law Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policies Public Economics Financial Law Sociology of Public Administrations Work Placement Final Project Optional Subjects OPTIONAL SUBJECTS: In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated. Organizational Communication and Marketing of the Public Administrations Electoral Law Urban Law and Management Economic Regulation, Instrumental Entities and Public Companies Administrative and Social Law Public Integrity Legal Analysis of Prevention and Safety Managerial Skills and Organizational Competencies Electronic Administration Advanced Administrative Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Administrative Liabilities and Risks Management Environmental Law BRIDGING COURSES:(*) Introduction to Public Law and to the Spanish Legal System (*)After checking the candidate’s transcript, the body responsible for admission can decide that the student must attend and satisfactorily complete some of the subjects that are programmed as bridging courses. Admission qualifications Graduated in Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Economics, Labour Science, Administration and Business Management, Labour Relations, Management Sciences and related fields. Also graduated of bachelor’s degrees in fields different from the above mentioned, provided that they are holding a postgraduate degree in fields related to this master’s degree or relevant professional or institutional experience that justifies the access to the master’s degree. Specific documentation A part from the compulsory documentarion to pre-enrole to the programme, students must do submit the following documents: documentación adicional: Proof of additional training related to the content of the master's degree: courses, seminars and other training activities Proof of professional experience Proof of knowledge of foreign languages Letters of motivation or recommendation Proof of knowledge of Spanish or Catalan (if applicable) Selection criteria Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria: Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 30 point. The following scale will be used to grade qualifications: a. A degree in the field of social sciences and law: up to 30 points. b. A degree in another field: up to 15 points. Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 30 points. Suitability of the professional profile (professional experience in the public or private sector relevant to the content of the master's degree): 20 points. Competence in languages (other than Spanish or Catalan): up to 10 points. Complementary training related to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided): up to 10 points. [-]

Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration

GlobalNxt University
Online Full time Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDipBA) is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in core management [+]

Best Online Masters in Administration 2017. Building a solid foundation of management skills The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDipBA) is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in core management subjects. It can also be used as a stepping stone to the Global MBA as learners who complete the PGDipBA can articulate directly onto the MBA with full transfer of credit. Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this programme, students should be able to: - Conduct penetrating business analyses and make well-informed business decisions. - Examine complex business problems from multiple perspectives - Effectively manage businesses, processes, work, and people - Collaborate effectively as part of a global, multi-cultural team - Develop strategic and tactical recommendations that lead to successful business outcomes Duration Using our Flexi-Pace model, students typically complete the programme in 18 months but can complete the programme in as quick as 12 months. The normal candidature period is 2 years, but students can study beyond the normal candidature period via extended candidature. Admission Requirements All applicants will be considered on their individual merit. You may be admitted to the programme by meeting the following criteria: - A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university - Evidence of English proficiency for applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken tertiary education in English. [-]

Master In Microfinance And Social Development

CIFF Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera
Online & Campus Combined Part time 9 months November 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Microfinance and Social Development is designed for professionals working in banking, microcredit and social development programs. In the Masters participants learn and practice the tools and techniques that institutions [+]

The Master in Microfinance and Social Development is designed for professionals working in banking, microcredit and social development programs. In the Masters participants learn and practice the tools and techniques used by microfinance institutions to provide financial services to the poor and promote social development in disadvantaged communities and groups. The Master is jointly organized with the University of Alcalá and has the support of Cajasol Foundation. We aim to contribute to the joint effort by the progressive profitable and responsible people who do not have access to formal financial banking system. The main asset of the Master are the players and the relationships established between them. Learning through collaborative techniques and the generation of shared knowledge are the skills upon which more work and develop the program. The online mode most of the program allows it compatible with your work. We hope you choose to join our Master in Microfinance and Social Development to personally welcome you my CIFF in Madrid and to share with you this exciting experience. Dr. Daniel Sotelsek Microfinance Director at Salem Master CIFF-University of Alcalá GOALS The overall objective of the Master in Microfinance and Social Development focuses on enhancing the skills of the professionals involved in microfinance projects, belonging (or not) to financial institutions. In the next edition we will focus the operation of savings and credit cooperatives (COAC) and international programs that promote financial literacy. The specific objectives are: - To know the strategies, credit policies and financial management techniques used in microfinance. - Know microenterprise and learn the set of services to support it. - Enhance your training with the knowledge of the banking sector in industrial and developing countries. - Develop a set of policies, management and commercial characteristics of microfinance institutions (MFIs) focused on dealing with disadvantaged groups skills. - Develop a comprehensive and integrated training in the field of microfinance through the acquisition of the fundamentals of microfinance and best practices in the microfinance industry on risk management, internal control, audit and supervision. - Acquisition of microfinance management skills. [-]

Master of Education in Administration and Supervision

Marymount University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Arlington

Marymount University’s Master of Education in Administration and Supervision is an online program designed to prepare students worldwide for school administration in Catholic schools [+]

Administration and Supervision

Marymount University’s Master of Education in Administration and Supervision is an online program designed to prepare students worldwide for school administration in Catholic schools, as well as public or private schools. Participants complete the course of study in a cohort, supporting each other and sharing experiences and insights. Courses are designed and sequenced to help participants grow in their spirituality and leadership abilities. This is especially beneficial for teachers whose schedules can make attending on-campus courses difficult.

The program begins with an intensive two-week, six-credit, summer residency at Marymount University allowing them also to take advantage of the history and culture of the Washington, DC, area. During the school year, participants complete additional credits through online coursework, connecting with their colleagues through online chats and collaborating on projects. ... [-]