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Certificate (Cert.) Public Administration and Governance (30 credits)

Offered by: Administration & Governance     Degree: C-PAG

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Public Administration and Governance focuses on public service management, organization, and prioritization of day-to-day functions for people in management and for other stakeholders who work cooperatively and productively with others, including the needs of clients who use services in the public sector. A strong emphasis is placed on integrating the important current issues and policies that affect the day-to-day operating, decisions, systems and finances in a public organization.

Please click here for information on additional requirements for students pursuing this online program:
https://www.mcgill.ca/study/university_regulations_and_resources/undergr...(distance)_programs

Required Courses

  • CGMG 210 Fundamentals of Project Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : Fundamental principles and best practices of project management essential to the successful development of projects or other complex undertakings within an organization; includes methods for defining, planning, and scheduling activities and resources.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • CGMG 305 Managing in Public and Non-Profit Organizations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : This course provides learners with the knowledge, competencies and aptitudes necessary for managing and leading both private businesses and organizations in the not-for-profit sector. Topics include governance, community services, community systems, management vs leadership style, and understanding the differences between strategic and operational planning, with an emphasis on financial and human resource management.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Kennedy, John (Fall)

  • CORG 225 Foundation of Organizational Behaviour and Administration (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : This course covers diverse theories and applications such as perception, motivation, decision-making, team dynamics, negotiation, conflict management, leadership, and organizational culture. Levels of analysis are on the individual, team and organizational level.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Di Maulo, Sonia (Fall)

  • CORG 420 Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : This course provides a comprehensive overview of human resources management (HRM) and an understanding of the strategic role HRM plays in the work environment. It introduces students to current HRM concepts, skills and practices, focusing on both theory and its practical application. Topics include: human resources planning, job analysis and design, recruitment selection and retention, training, performance management, organizational development and change, compensation and benefits, labour relations, legal issues, and strategic issues and challenges in HRM.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Daoud, Maha (Fall)

  • CPAG 220 Fundamentals of Public Finance, Budgeting and Reporting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Covers public finance; characteristics of budgeting; public funding; basics of fiscal analysis; concepts and terminology in financial reporting; cash management, monitoring and evaluation of budget performance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CPAG 225 Foundations of Public Regulations and Ethics in Public Sector (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Fundamental elements of the Canadian legal system; legal environment of Canadian public administration, law, institutions and processes; principles of public sector ethics; relationship between ethics, accountability and good governance.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CPAG 300 Lean Operational Practices in Public Services (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Lean principles and methods that can be applied to meet the demands for efficiency and quality in the public sector, encompassing a value-oriented approach to process improvement through waste elimination, flow, demand pull and perfection aiming to achieve operational excellence.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • This course will be held on June 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the third lecture day.

  • CPAG 305 Current Issues in Public Sector Administration (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Current challenges and opportunities facing managers in the public sector. Management tools and concepts being used in the public sector offices, and how specific management issues are addressed within the departments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • **Restricted to students registered in Public Administration and Governance. Online course.

  • CPAG 400 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Examination of the concepts of equity, diversity and inclusion. Effect on interpersonal interactions, intergroup interactions and the management of multicultural workforces in terms of cognition and behaviour, communication, leadership, employee engagement and negotiation.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Sylvain, Nathalie-Michele (Fall)

  • CPAG 410 Strategic Planning and Implementation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Administration & Governance (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CPAG : Theory and practice of strategic management required to facilitate strategic thinking and planning in organizations in response to changing conditions. Topics in stakeholder analysis; transforming strategic plans into policies and programs, assessing organizational performance, deploying resources, quality control, strategic communication, planning, problem solving, progress assessment; completion and evaluation.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Abou-Haidar, Ibrahim (Fall)

École d'éducation permanente—2024-2025 (last updated Jun. 4, 2024) (disclaimer)
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