1 x 3.5-hour independent study weekly
1 x 10-hour on-line exercises weekly
Enrolment not permitted
POAD9041 has been successfully completed
Topic description

This topic is dedicated to the study of public sector financial management. A large portion of the daily tasks of public sector managers comprehend reading, understanding, interpreting and assessing financial documents in the context of the public administration. This topic will teach some of the underlying principles of these documents, how to read and interpret them, and how to make policy decisions using the information contained in them.

Educational aims

This topic aims to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills in modern public sector financial management for generic managers and professionals in the public administration.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Understand the theory and practice of public financial management
  2. Demonstrate practical skills in terms of utilizing financial documents in complex policy-oriented decision-making processes within the public sector