OCSC Workshop 2014_photo: P. Krezdorn
Short-Term Programs

Fields of Expertise

The short-term programs benefit from research and teaching expertise at the University of Potsdam. Drawing on these resources and our networks, we integrate knowledge-based approaches, skills training and attitudinal learning in an interdisciplinary and interactive learning atmosphere.

PCPM's well-developed portfolio covers programs on Public Policy and Administration, Public Management and Good Governance with the following focus topics:

  • Public Sector Modernization and Organization
  • New Public Management
  • Better Regulation
  • De-regulation
  • Decentralisation
  • Public Sector Leadership / Human Resource Management (in the public sector)
  • Local Governance
  • Citizen Participation

As part of our cooperation within the PROGRESS research cluster, we also develop training formats in the topic field of "GeoGovernance", most recently

  • Groundwater Management
  • Disaster Risk Management

Another focus of our expertise are skills trainings, workshops as well as team and individual coaching on

  • Communication Skills
  • Presenting Professionally
  • Leadership Skills
  • Project Management
  • Teambuilding and Teamwork
  • Networking
  • Change Management

We are looking forward to preparing a tailor-made offer combining the above mentioned topics according to your organization's needs and wishes.