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Public Management is one of the subfields of political science and politics on the whole. The term Public Management hints at the resemblance that the political structure bears to the social and private sector. Therefore, some of the management methods used there can also be applied to politics. Public Management seems to appear especially helpful in developed nations, where all kinds of structures already have been shaped well.

A Master in Public Management is interdisciplinary, involving Public Administration, Public Relations, Human Rights, Humanities, as well as Cultural Studies, where culture is understood as one of the most powerful aspects that influence modern multicultural societies. Professionals trained with a Master in Public Management acquire skills of decision-making and dealing with conflicts of interests and public infrastructures by performing policy analysis. A Master in Public Management involves courses in Law, Economics, Politics, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, and other subjects, training the future specialist to have a multidisciplinary, analytical and creative approach to the issues of the public sector.

Below you can see a number of Master in Public Management programs offered by some of the best universities worldwide. Start the search for your future Master in Public Management degree and career right away!

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22 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 Monterrey
July 2020
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online
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
1 year
Campus
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
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
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
2 years
Campus
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
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Part-time
2 years
Campus
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
2 years
Campus
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
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
Campus
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
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Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
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
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the ... [+]

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. The programme consists of core modules offering an in-depth coverage of a broad range of issues pertaining to industrial development policies, strategies and management in Africa, and allowing students to test the practical application of the knowledge imparted, participate in analysing case studies, conducting field visits, and prepare individual technical reports on the various themes covered.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
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
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
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
2 years
Campus
University of Science and Technology Beijing

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designated credits, complete the thesis and defend it ... [+]

Educational economics and management,English taught Program Information

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designated credits, complete the thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master's degree/Doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.

Master's programs are conducted in Chinese, except for the English-taught Programs.

Duration, Tuition Fee, Insurance Fee

2 years, 37600rmb/year, 600rmb/year

Application Prerequisites Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, have attained required language level and degree. Applicants for Master's program must be under age of 40, have attained a bachelor's degree, and HSK level 5. Applicants for the Doctoral program must be under age of 45, have attained a master's degree, and HSK level 6. Application Period ... [-]
China Beijing
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies – SAIS Europe

The MIPP is completed in one academic year. It is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Students tailor th ... [+]

The MIPP is completed in one academic year. It is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Students tailor their coursework to focus on areas of greatest importance to their careers. MIPP students represent diverse employment sectors and bring substantial practical experience into classroom discussions.

Overview

This full-time program is designed for experienced professionals with seven or more years of relevant work experience who wish to develop the advanced analytical and leadership skills necessary to formulate and advocate policy on key international issues. Students have the advantage of designing their own curriculum consisting of eight non-language courses (worth a total of 32 credits). They may also affiliate themselves with an academic program to gain in-depth insight into a specific field of study. Students complete the program in one academic year while on leave, sabbatical or seeking employment post-degree.... [-]

Italy Bologna USA Washington
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Full-time
1 year
Campus