The postgraduate course in Public Management and Administration sets as main objectives:

  • To enable executives, senior technicians and other employees from the central and local administration to respond to the new challenges that they face, such as to reconcile the sustainable management of human resources and the mitigation and adaptation to the new concepts of administrative modernization and reform;
  • To provide extensive and comprehensive knowledge of the socioeconomic factors of the transformation of the public administration reform and modernization in the context of global territorial dynamics of the regions where they are integrated into, providing the professionals with a critical and innovative profile to act in situations related to active citizenship;
  • To obtain vocational training, providing the trainees with the acquisition of methodologies related to the formulation, planning, management, monitoring and assessment of public administration programs and projects;
  • To enable trainees to conduct applied research projects and technical reports that are by nature extensive or monographs.

Target Audience

  • Executives, public administration senior technicians and other candidates for public jobs particularly interested in these fields of knowledge and intervention;
  • Someone who has minimum qualifications at the Bachelor’s level or legal equivalent;
  • Employed or unemployed people with or without training in the fields of management, public administration or similar fields, or with a minimum of two years of professional experience.
Learning Units Prospective Teaching Staff Course Workload ECTS
Administrative Structure Jorge Bacelar de Gouveia, Ph.D. 12h 24
Local Government Sara Madruga da Costa, Graduate 12h
Human Resource Management Lobato Neves, Master 12h
Code of Public Procurement Nuno Santos Silva, Ph.D. Candidate 12h
Analysis of the Public Policies and Decision-making Processes Ricardo Rodrigues, Graduate 12h
Legal Relationship of the Public Employment Alexandra Spranger, Master 12h
Public Finance Ambrósio Teixeira, Specialist 24h
Governmental Accounting Rute Lima, Graduate 36h
Seminar: Charter of Ethics for the Public Administration (C.E.P.A.) Rui Milho, Master 6h
Seminar: General Data Protection Regulation (G.D. P.R.) Rui Milho, Master 6h
This Postgraduate Course has a total of 24 ECTS.
6 months

Fortnightly Schedule

Friday | 5 p.m.-11 p.m.

Saturday | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.– 5 p.m.

4th Edition | September 22, 2023

This postgraduate course, after the approval of the Regional Secretariat for Education, is validated for the purpose of career progression for the teachers from the following recruitment groups 100, 100EE, 110, 110EE, 120, 140, 150, 160, 200, 210, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260, 290.02, 290.03, 300, 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 400, 410, 420, 430, 500, 510, 520, 530, 540, 550, 560, 600, 610, 620, 700EE, D01, D02, M01, M02, M03, M04, M05, M06, M07, M08, M09, M10, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, M17, M18, M19, M20, M21, M22, M23, M24, M25, M26, M27, M28, M29, M30, M31, M32, M33, M34, M35, M36, M37, M38, M38, M39, M40, M41, M42, M43, M44, M45, 910EE, 920EE, 930EE, 900, 910, 990, 991 and 360, according to the terms of the Ordinance No. 106/2005, September, 21.

Jorge Bacelar Gouveia, Ph.D.Law Graduate in the field of Legal and Political Sciences, from the Law Faculty at the University of Lisbon (1989). Master in Law (Legal and Political Sciences as field of expertise), from the Law Faculty at the University of Lisbon (1993). Ph.D. in Law (Public Law as field of expertise), from the Law Faculty at the New University of Lisbon, having unanimously obtained the highest rating of the Approval with Distinction and Honor (1999). Professor at the New University of Lisbon and the Autonomous University of Lisbon (since 2009). Chair of the Scientific Board of the New University of Lisbon. Chair of the Institute of Public Law and the Portuguese Language Institute of Public Law. Delegate of Portugal to the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Lawyer, Legal Consultant and Arbitrator (National and International Judicial Arbitrator, Arbitrator of the Administrative and Tax Jurisdiction, Economic and Social Council and Administrative Arbitration Center).