Postgraduate Module Descriptor


POLM230: Managing Public Organisations: Strategy, Finance and Budgeting

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Oliver James (Convenor)

Stephen Astbury (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module focuses on strategy, financial architecture and budgeting techniques for decision making in organisations operating in public sector contexts -where there is public ownership, public funding or regulation by government. This focus includes working or managing in government organisations, non-governmental organisations, international organisations, think tanks and companies regulated by government. The module brings in expertise from real world organisations and covers theory, practice and skills for strategy, finance and budgeting. It is suitable for those new to these topics or with some experience, and is relevant to those wanting to research about or have careers working in these organisations. 

Module created

01/10/2009

Last revised

16/06/2021