GOVT 531 Local Government
This course is designed for individuals working in local and central government and others who wish to learn more about current policy, management and governance challenges in the sector.
Topics covered will include: local government issues and reforms surrounding the functions, structures and financing arrangements of local governments; strategic planning practices; the challenges associated with growth and decline; and the roles and relationships between local and central government, Maori and the private and community sectors.
Upon successful completion of assessments, GOVT 531 can be credited to a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Management or a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Policy. Alternatively, you may participate in this course for professional development (without assessments).
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