The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management is a two-semester postgraduate and post-experience course. It is designed to enhance technical and professional knowledge and skills in public management for middle level cadres/managers in Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, Parastatal Bodies and NGOs. The course consists of 12 modules: 4 basic, 8 core, and, is modularized to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters or by completing its modules over a period of 2 years.


Admission Requirements:

Applicants must hold an accredited University degree or a complete professional qualification that provides foundation level knowledge appropriate to the Diploma, and a minimum of 2 years working experience in the Civil Service or the Public Sector.



Basic Modules:

Contemporary Management Skills Improvement

Research Methods

Advance Management Information System (MIS)

Core Modules:

Fundamentals of Public Administration & Management

Administrative Law & Ethics

Public Policy and Management

Local Government Administration and Decentralization

Public Sector Financial Management

Managing Human Resources

Human Resource Management Phenomenon

HRM Vs Personnel Management

Human Resource Planning

Recruitment and Selection

Training and Development

Performance Appraisal and Management

Occupational Health and Safety

Gender issues in employment

Career Planning

Discipline and Grievance Handling

Retirement and Redundancy

Monitoring and Evaluation in the Public Sector

Introduction to Public Sector Monitoring and Evaluation

Operationalizing Monitoring & Evaluation in Public Sector

Cross-cutting Issues in Public Sector Monitoring & Evaluation

Elective Modules:

Civil Service Code and Ethics or African Charter