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Location: Chicago
Start Term: Fall

The Public Sector Management certificate is a sequence of four courses (12 hours) intended to provide individuals who are currently working in the public and nonprofit sectors a set of basic management skills that will assist them in obtaining leadership positions in government and nonprofit organizations. The certificate covers the following areas:

  • An overview of the structure and processes of the public sector in the United States
  • Information about management competencies needed by leaders in public and nonprofit organizations
  • Information about the techniques and constraints of managing people in public and nonprofit organizations
  • Concepts, methods, and processes of financial management with an emphasis on the public sector