Module 1: GOVERNANCE AND POLICY
Key trends and positions in the governance debate within the themes of process, regulation and compliance.
Module 2: MANAGING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Foundational and operational information and communication management skills for managers in the public and development sectors through a hands-on, practical approach using statistical tools and graphics to describe, analyse and communicate information.
Module 3: ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC FINANCE
Theoretical issues pertaining to the role of the state and the market in an economy.
Module 4: POLITICAL ECONOMY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Critical issues including domestic resource allocation lessons from comparative historical experiences of economic development and the debate about 'Developmental State' and its relevance for South Africa.
Module 5: TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY
Trade and industrial policy in the course of economic and industrial development: the classic 'macroeconomic trilemma' and its implications; exchange rates and trade as industrial policy; industrial policy and employment; industrial policy and technology.
Module 6: THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY AND INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURE
Theoretical and analytical tools to understand the South African economy - linkages within the domestic economy and the world.