Public Sector Management – Level 3

KEY INFORMATION

  • Course Code: PS101B
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Fee: £2120

COURSE OUTLINE

The Use of the Market in Public Services

  • Markets and ‘quasi-markets’
  • Why rule by markets?
  • A competitive spectrum
  • Managing in the competitive environment

Managing through Contracts

  • The contracting environment
  • Contracting and commissioning
  • Obligational and adversarial contracting
  • Success and failure in contracting

Public-Private Partnerships

  • Why PPPs?
  • Types of agreement
  • Prisons
  • Building schools for the future
  • Hospitals
  • Urban regeneration / property development
  • Highways
  • Is there a future for PPP?

Regulation

  • Regulation
  • Power
  • Water and sewage
  • The railway

Target audience

  • Public service heads, managers, and those who work in some capacity with the public sector.
  • Those employed within the public sector charged with the responsibility of bringing about change so that their organization is more efficient and offers more value for money.
  • Public service executives that understand the need for reform and, as a team, think through the recalibration of the state and its services that this implies.
  • Those who wish to address the ethos, goals, and disciplines of public service and will help to create the means of refashioning and strengthening them.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The management of those services which are outsourced – the uses of the market in public services, the contracting process, the special contractual form, and the Public-Private Partnership.
  • The management of services that have been privatized but in which the government maintains the public interest through regulation.

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • 24 hours of classroom-based training
  • Apple iPad
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 22, 2019
This course is Campus based
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Sep 9, 2019
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4 days
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2,120 GBP
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