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PMS5120 - International Public Policy and Management

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Alex Owen


Not offered in 2007


An overview of the issues associated with managing public sector agencies which are international in their operations or are dominated by international considerations. Topics include methodological and research issues in international negotiations; managing political risk; the roles of the IMF, the World Bank and UN organisations; host government relations. Management practices in various countries will also be examined, together with examples of internationally operating public sector agencies.


Individual: 50%
Case study: 40%
Attendance/participation: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours per week