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Governance for the Public Sector will examine how aligning public sector values and objectives to systems of corporate governance will produce diverse strategies and improved results.
This short course will provide an understanding of:
1. The ways in which public sector organisations are governed.
2. Approaches to governance in different public sector institutional environments.
3. How effective and sustainable these governance approaches are.
The following content will be covered during this course:
1. Dimensions of governance for the public sector
2. Exploring tensions in public governance
3. Systems of governance
4. External accountabilities and relationships
This course will use a variety of educational formats including case study analyses, small group discussion, role play exercises and speaker panels. It involves continuous and substantial participation by participants to apply knowledge from their specific workplace contexts and experiences and to learn from each other.
At the completion of this short course, you will have:
This short course has been designed for managers and executives who have an interest in public sector governance. It is also suitable for those persons in industries and companies that work closely with the public sector or organisations that operate with social, co-operative or public service principles in the delivery of their services or products.
Thomas is Professor of Management at UTS, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and the inaugural Sir Adrian Cadbury Scholar in Corporate Governance of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). He is a member of the UTS Centre for Business and Social Innovation.
Thomas has conducted extensive international research on public policy issues for the United Nations, OECD, British Council, Commonwealth Government, Commonwealth Treasury, and NSW Health.
He has written extensively on new public sector management and has taught postgraduate and professional courses at the University of Paris, University of Geneva, China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, FGV Business School, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and UNAM Business School, Mexico City.
This course will help you to understand the how, what and why of payment by outcomes.
This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how to conduct procurement in the public sector.
This course is aimed at providing an understanding of the key principles of contracting in the public sector.