Announcement: Guest lecture with Dr. Ulrich Hilpert (Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena) and block seminar with Dr. Günter Heidenhof (World Bank)

The coordinator's office of the Master of Public Management (MPM) invites everyone interested to join two interesting professional events that were organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam:

Seminar: Lessons Learned from World Bank Governance Reforms
29 June 2018, 10am, Campus Griebnitzsee, House 6, Room S26

Dr. Günter Heidenhof was invited by the UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam to give a one-day seminar about the role of good governance and institution building in promoting economic growth and pro-poor development from the perspective of one of the leading development institutions, the World Bank. The seminar will provide an overview about the conceptual underpinnings of governance, institution building and anti-corruption policies. Participants will learn how to assess and evaluate a country’s governance system and determine policy options for potential reforms from the perspective of various stakeholders within society. The seminar will be held in English, is free of charge and open for everyone interested. Please register via e-mail to Sophia.Bellmann@uni-potsdam.de until 24 June.

Guest lecture: Government in times of innovation and technological change: A global perspective of opportunities of regional and local innovation policies
28 June 2018, 2pm, Campus Griebnitzsee, House 6, Room S19

Dr. Ulrich Hilpert, professor of the Comparative Government chair at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena/Germany, was invited by the UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam to give a guest lecture on "Government in times of innovation and technological change: A global perspective of opportunities of regional and local innovation policies". The lecture will address this topic by using a comparative approach, including experiences from Europe, the US and Asia, while paying attention to labour forces, regions, research networks, technologies and industries. It provides an overview about on-going processes and permits discussion of the relationship between government policies and diversities of innovation in a systematic way. It will be held in English, is free of charge and open for everyone interested.

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