Diploma in Public Policy and Administration

Course Overview

This program thoroughly examines public administration and gives a complete overview of its nature, organization theory, personnel, finance, administrative responsibility, and international administration. It also covers the “government reinvention” movement and its clash with the traditional values of public administration. It looks at the various interpretations of government corruption and explains the differences between public and private organizations. It describes major models of public policy making and links their content with political science. This program analyzes the development of public administration in various countries.

Course Modules

  • Nature of public administration
  • Structure and organization of government
  • The concept of public policy
  • Public policy making process and analysis
  • The context of public policy
  • The impact of public policy on Development
  • Role of Policy in resources allocation
  • Government-owned enterprises
  • Public procurement and disposal procedures
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Public participation in governance
  • Case studies in public administration and policy


There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after the successful completion of the course.

Organizers: Action Institute For Professional Studies

Course Duration: 6 months

Language: English

Target Audience: Global

Format: Online and Distance Learning 


Email: info@actionafricainstitute.org

Website: www.actionafricainstitute.org

Tel no: +254 727 616 783

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