IPAA WA partnership with QUTeX for the Public Sector Management Program

IPAA WA is pleased to have partnered with QUTeX (Queensland University of Technology) in 2020 as they delivered the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).

IPAA WA provided a complimentary 12 month Associate Membership to all graduates of the PSMP, as well as a $495 professional development voucher to the top performing student of the graduating cohort.

About the program

The highly regarded Public Sector Management Program (PSMP) is a nationally recognised and dynamic study option catering specifically for mid-level managers in the Australian public service and non-Government organisations (NGOs).

Delivered by QUT (Queensland University of Technology), on behalf of the governments of Australia, it’s the perfect gateway to improving opportunities and career outcomes through real world learning.   

A graduate certificate funded by your employer

In just 15 months, you will earn a Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management) that is nationally recognised and highly valued. Get the qualifications you need to go even further – without the need for an undergraduate degree.

Dynamic online delivery to suite your employer, your work and your lifestyle

  • Dynamic: A four-unit program delivered over 12-15 months, with minimal disruption to your workplace.
  • Recognised: With a 29-year track record of success, the PSMP has an engaging and relevant curriculum that meets the changing needs of your environment.
  • Accessible: Delivered online with study cohorts at a state and Territory level, you will study, learn and build networks with local, state and Commonwealth government and NGOs who are physically in your state or territory.
  • High Impact: Develop the confidence to make a difference by truly understanding the business of government.

In completing the PSMP you will:

  • Understand the 'big picture' of government and the context within which you operate
  • Develop an understanding of the institutional frameworks and conventions which guide practice and ensure sustainable democratic processes
  • Obtain insights into key individual and group behaviours, and develop skills for communicating and managing people and teams
  • Explore the variety of relationships that you need to build across and outside of the public sector
  • Gain highly effective and appropriate tools, processes and diagnostic capabilities to deliver and sustain the business of government.