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Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (PASD 900)

By: Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON)  

Lagos State, Nigeria

01 - 04 Oct, 2014  4 days

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The objectives of the PGDPA programme are to:

  •   Broaden the intellectual scope of participants;
  •   Develop analytical and problem-solving capabilities of participants to enable them anticipate and respond to rapid socio-economic changes;
  •   Equip the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to operate as professionals in defined management areas;
  •   Provide an opportunity for relating principles and theories of Public Administration and Management to practical situations.

Course Contents
  The programme is run in two semesters. The First Semester lasts from October of one year to February of the other. The Second Semester is from February to June. Theoretical Courses are taught in the First Semester as a foundation for the applied and more practical Courses of the Second Semester. In the Second Semester, all the participants are required to take a common core course, as well as, all the Courses in one of the following five areas of specialisation.

  •   Personnel Management
  •   Finance, Supplies and Stores Management;
  •   Planning and Research;
  •   Planning and Research;
  •   Local Government and Rural Development
  •   Public Enterprises Management

Target Audience:  
The PGDPA programme is designed for candidates who are public servants, as well as managers in the private sector with at least two years post qualification experience. Candidates are required to possess good honours degrees from recognized Universities or possess suitable professional qualifications e.g. ACA, ACCA, HND, CIS, CPA with distinction from ASCON or with a post-CPA Diploma Course in Public Administration/Management from a recognized University, psc (Pass Staff Course) or its equivalent for the Armed Forces, Registered Nurses (RN) plus post qualifications in Public Health, Theatre Nursing, Basic Orthopedics, Community Health, etc. or any other professional qualification acceptable to the Joint Board of Studies.

ASCON Complex, Topo – Badagry Oct 01 - 04 Oct, 2014
NGN175, 100.00
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08120911200, 07082453811

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