Career and Professional Development

Program Details

Diploma in Public Administration and Governance


The Diploma in Public Administration and Governance focuses on integrating the important current issues and practices that affect day-to-day operations, decisions, systems and finances in a public organization. It is designed to build core competencies to enable students to develop analytical skills and problem-solving strategies that are critical for success in public service organizations, and to formalize functional skills necessary for effective management within the public sector. Students must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2023 Spring/Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2024
10 REQUIRED Courses (30 credits):
CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques Not open to Special Students MON
CORG 551 Behaviour in Organizations WED
CPAG 500 Lean Operations in Public Services TUE
CPAG 510 Current Issues in Public Sector Management WED
CPAG 515 Public Regulations and Ethics in the Public Sector
CPAG 520 Leadership and Governance in Public Organizations MON/WED
CPAG 525 Public Finance, Budgeting and Reporting THU
CPL2 533 Developing Leadership Skills CORG 551 MON
CPL2 534 Leading in Diverse and Global Workplaces TUE/THU
CPL2 552 Strategic Management Advanced Student TUE/THU