Executive Master in Public Management

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This program is taught in: Dutch

About the program

This program is designed for leading and policy supporting government professionals. You acquire profound insights into the diverse aspects of government management, get to know the most recent research findings and are able to test these to the theory and experiences of others. Furthermore you will actively develop your leadership skills. You become a government official acting through knowledge, insights and creativity.

Learning objectives
  • a broad and thorough knowledge of the most recent management methods and techniques;
  • recognize policy challenges independently and in group, analyze them, report on them verbally and in writing, and contribute significantly to their solution;
  • develop solutions for public policy challenges, test these critically (on an ethical, societal and legal level), argue them, and have them accepted;
  • perform and excel in leadership and facilitating (staff) positions at the diverse levels of government.

Dublin descriptors and learning outcomes Master in Public Management


Academic year 2017-2018

Academic year 2018-2019

  • HRM
  • Financial management
  • Process and project management
  • Innovation and change management
  • Skill lab: leadership & coaching
  • Elective, choose 1:
    • Communication management
    • IT administration
    • Network organizations
    • International summer school public management
  • Master project first-years
    • Methodology
    • Coaching
  • Politics, policy, & organization
  • Administrative Law
  • Multi-level governance
  • General and Strategic management
  • Result measuring systems
  • Master project second-years
    • Presentation & meeting techniques
    • Coaching




For public professionals with a master’s degree

Profile of past editions





Average age



  • Belgian: 94%
  • Dutch: 6%



Master in Public Management is a master-after-master program recognized by the government. Upon successful completion of the Master Projects and the exams you will be awarded the degree “Master in Public Management”. The program is NVAO accredited.

Verschooren Ellen

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