Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector)
Course code/s: LCMPS – Melbourne CBD
|Course Coordinator||Dr Suzanne Young|
|Available to International students||No|
|Course duration||0.5 years full-time, or 2 years of part-time study|
|Leave of absence available||Yes|
Current students: ASK La Trobe
Prospective students: Future Students
The Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) has been developed for students seeking to develop a career in public sector management or leadership in the public or not-for-profit sectors. The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop knowledge in the general areas of management, accounting and responsible leadership. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the knowledge and skills to be able to make a significant contribution to public policy, policy development and leadership and to develop general management expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.
The Graduate Certificate in Management (Public Sector) comprises four subjects 60 credit points and can be completed in two years of part-time study.
|Teaching period||Subject name||Subject code|
|Semester 1||Academic Integrity Module (online)||LTU0AIM|
|Semester 1 or 2||Entrepreneurial Business Planning||MGT5EBP|
|Semester 1 or 2||Introduction to Accounting and Finance||BUS5IAF|
|Semester 1 or 2||Leadership, Innovation and Change||MGT5LIC|
|Semester 1 or 2||Level 5 elective subject *|
* Students will be required to complete the subject “Gain the Policy Edge” which is a subject administered and delivered by the Institute of Public Administration (IPAA). You will gain credit for this subject as an elective within the course.
Note: LTU0AIM is a not-for-credit subject that you are required to complete at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.