Take on the challenges of contemporary management in the public sector with this exciting new elective course!

PUBL 6050 3.00
Managing for Public Purpose

The public sector is a major force shaping the business environment. The mission of public managers and governments is to create public value, regulating, enabling and partnering with business in the process.

Building on foundations provided in the MGMT backbone, PUBL 6050 will deepen your strategic understanding of the role of government, and of key features of public policy and management in different contexts across the globe.

Challenge yourself to take on the role of public managers who need to improve performance and service delivery in collaboration with private and social sector partners, to enhance public value in a ‘no-one-wholly-in-charge world’.

Note: This is the first required course for the Public Sector: Business & Government specialization.
Prerequisites: All 5100-series Required Foundations of Management Core Courses.

The course will be taught by Professor Burkard Eberlein. He holds degrees in public administration and political science from the London School of Economics, and from the University of Konstanz. His research is in comparative public policy and international governance, with a focus on transnational policy-making in the energy and environment field. Learn more about him here!


Don’t delay! Enrol in this elective and finish planning your schedule for the upcoming academic year.