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Public Management


The following certificate is offered:


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Public Management

Required Program (units)
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4) 
BUS 300    Introduction to Business (3)
   or BUS 310    Business Communications (3) 3
MGMT 310    Introduction to Public Management (3)
   or MGMT 362    Techniques of Management (3) 3
MGMT 315    Government Relations and Policy Development (3)
MGMT 316    Management for Nonprofit Organizations (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
   ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting (4)
   CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management (1)
   MGMT 308    Personnel and Human Resources Management (3)
   MGMT 372    Human Relations and Organizational Behavior (3)
   POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States (3)
   PRJMGT 300    Intro to Project Management (3)

This program is designed for students interested in careers in state, county, or municipal governments and community based non-profit organizations. The curriculum focuses on various competency areas for those wishing either to upgrade their managerial skills or enhance their existing abilities.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
-  identify the various types of public agencies: their administrative structures, lines of authority, roles and accountability.
-  define the various levels, roles and concepts of public management and develop an understanding of how government works.
-  describe the political, intergovernmental and environmental impacts facing public managers.
-  distinguish the various federal, state and local fiscal planning cycles and their implications for policy making and program evaluation.
-  review the development and management of government budgets, including budget formats, budget cycles, budget processes, operating budgets, analysis of revenue and expenditures, and related expenditure controls, cash management and accounting.

Updated 6/02/16

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