Managing Finance and Decision Making in Public Organisations

MQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Managing Finance and Decision Making in Public Organisations

Start
March 2023
Module Type
Compulsory
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

The module seeks to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate the impact of business decisions on different constituencies of stakeholder as well as being able to participate in decisions and processes concerning the maximisation of value in investment, finance and risk management, and understand the implications of taxation in financial decision making.

Pedagogy and organisation of the material is centered upon financial economic principles to focus on the financial problems associated with public sector and organisations such as local councils.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:

  • Level 6 Degree and 3 years’ work experience;

OR

  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to the study programme and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management.

Target Audience

The target group focuses primarily on public administration practitioners, managers and officials from ministries, local authorities and public and private bodies, public leaders and CEOs from the public and private sector, policy practitioners from the private sector and civil society organisations.

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 30 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.  

The course comprises:  

  • 6 lectures per module; 
  • 3-hour lectures (evening); 
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos 
Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

March 2023

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Governance and Management as presented in this brochure costs €8,775.*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.**

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying.

**Terms and conditions apply.

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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