Advanced Certificate in Public Administration (ACPA)

Advanced Certificate in Public Administration is specifically designed for the professionals who currently manage or aspire to lead public organizations. This programme is ideal for the individuals who seek to serve as a manager in the government and nonprofit sectors. Participants of this programme will gain an improved ability to deal with the complex challenges and concerns that they will face as public administrators and they will be prepared to lead an increasingly diverse public workforce towards innovative solutions.

Part Time
  • To provide the required knowledge, skills and attitudes for the participants to pursue leadership roles in public administration.
  • To facilitate with required practical knowledge to pursue advanced supervisory positions within public administration.
4 months
Entry Qualifications
  • Those who have completed certificate course in Business Management
  • G.C.E A/L qualification with at least 1 year of working experience in the relevant field
  • G.C.E O/L qualification with at least 2 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • Those who are reading for bachelor’s degree
Programme Contents
  • Management and decision making
  • Economics for public managers
  • English for Professional Purposes
  • Public sector accounting
  • Introduction to E governance and E business
  • Introduction to Political and Legal environment
  • Managing people in the public sector
  • Quantitative Techniques for Public Administrators
Course Fee
5 Months (Part Time)50,000
Registration Fee -
LKR 2500
Library Fee -
LKR 500

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English / Sinhala