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Program

Executive Master in Public Governance & Leadership

The Executive Master in Public Governance & Leadership for Flemish and Dutch professionals in the public sector.

Language

Dutch

First start date

08.10.2024

Second start date

12.11.2024

Duration

1.5 years
Price
€23.750

Location

Antwerp, Belgium

Language

Dutch

First start date

08.10.2024

Second start date

12.11.2024

Duration

1.5 years
Price
€23.750

Location

Antwerp, Belgium
https://www.antwerpmanagementschool.be/en
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Executive Master in Public Governance & Leadership
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Program

Program

The Master in Public Management is taught in Dutch and has a modular structure and encompasses a total of 60 credits (30 credits a year). The modules consist of thematically clustered lectures and seminars, in which advanced scientific knowledge is tested in actual assignments and government challenges. The topicality of every module is carefully monitored. During the leadership lab and skills lab modules, we will work on practical leadership skills during a two-day session. Finally, you will write a master thesis on a subject of your choice as a conclusion to your study.

Practical information

Starting date: October 8, 2024 (second start date November 12)

Duration: 2 years, part-time (or spread over 3 to 5 years)

Every Tuesday from 1.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. outside of school holidays

Shorter sessions and peer reviews are organised online. Interactive contact hours take place live on campus.

Curriculum

The Executive Master in Public Governance & Leadership is structured as a 2-year part-time master, where not only the content but also the format is tailored to experienced professionals in the public domain. The program is easy to combine with a full-time job: follow the program in a cohort of 2 years, or tackle it module by module, spread over 3 or 4 years.


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Modules

This training comprises 5 modules tailored to the public sector. You can follow these modules over the course of 2 years or spread them out over 3 or 4 years. As an Executive Master student, you may also choose from 1 or 2 AMS master classes (see the list below). That way, this program is not only tailored to the public sector, but also to your skills and interests.

Strategic policy and budget cycle

  • Strategic management
    • A broad view of the organisation as a whole
    • Based on three great paradigms
    • Questioning the identity of one's own organisation through dialogue
  • Financial management
    • Basics of economics and accounting in a government context
    • Macroeconomics: European regulation, international market forces and implications for Belgian/Dutch public sector financial management

Agile Government

  • Crisis management and communication
    • Aligning action, communication and management
    • Today, crisis efficiency requires smaller adjustments
    • What does my network look like and how do I deploy it correctly?
  • Organisational networks
    • The importance of social capital
    • The do’s and don’ts of networking
    • When to set up a network and when not to?
  • Process management
    • Understanding the complex Belgian public sector
    • Recognising patterns
    • Judging processes from a clear frame of reference

People and organisations

  • Talent and competence management
  • Sustainable HRM and Innovative labour organisation

Governance

  • Politics, policy and organisation
    • What is a good policy?
    • A look at the normative role of the civil servant
    • Organisational principles through time
  • Multi-level governance
    • The complexity of the Belgian, multi-level governance
    • What does the interaction with the European governance levels look like?
    • Understanding and critical reflection

Administrative law

  • Governance in the European context
    • Exploring the playing field to avoid risks
    • Cultivating legal reflexes
    • Making decisions with certainty
  • Legal aspects of human resources management in government

Selection list of AMS Master classes

  • Change Management
  • Business Design Thinking
  • Mastering Sustainable Transformatio
  • Leading Digital Transformation
  • Data Science for Business
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Real estate law
  • Real Estate Markets and Location

Learning goals

After following this program

  • You will have a broad and in-depth knowledge of the most up-to-date management methods and techniques;
  • With the knowledge gained, you can identify, analyse and report on policy issues, both independently and in teams, and make a significant contribution to their resolution;
  • You can develop (ethical, social and legal) solutions to public policy issues, test them critically, argue them and get them accepted;
  • You can perform and excel in managerial or facilitating (staff) positions at the various levels of government.

Faculty

Our experienced faculty members will guide you htrough the two academic years and ensure that the reputation of the MPM and Antwerp Management School grows, thanks to our ongoing educational and networking activities and our continuous good ranking.

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Lou Van Beirendonck, PhD

Academic director Master Public Governance & Leadership, program director Master Class HRM

Bart Cambré, PhD

Associate dean of Research and Valorization, professor of business research methods and organizational networks

Peggy De Prins, PhD

Academic director Master in Strategic Human Resource Management, researcher ‘Next Generation Work'

Ans De Vos, PhD

Chairholder SD Worx Next Generation Work: Creating Sustainable Careers, associate dean of education,  academic director Global Leadership Skills full-time master's programs

Koen Marichal

Lecturer leadership & development

Hans Mulder, PhD

Professor enterprise engineering

Griet Peeraer, PhD

Professor leadership, organizational culture & change

Nathalie Vallet, Phd

Professor organization & strategic management

Karen Wouters, PhD

Program director Master Class Start to Lead, professor leadership

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