Future Leaders and Managers in Government: Online Modules

Learn to lead, transform the future of government

  • Business and Finance
  • 4 Weeks
  • Start Jan '20
  • Placement
Please note that these online modules are available to those taking part in the HMGoG FLAMINGO project.

Overview

FLAMINGO, or Future Leaders and Managers in Government, is an educational initiative spearheaded by HMGoG, comprising a number of bespoke modules and a placement opportunity. Through the University of Gibraltar, King’s College London is pleased to offer its online modules for future leaders, commencing in March 2020.
The future brings with it a unique set of challenges for those working in government. The FLAMINGO initiative includes a range of stand-alone, fully online masters’ level modules.
Each specialist module has been designed to equip policymakers and civil servants to meet the challenges of the future, creating leaders capable of delivering the services that citizens expect today.
These modules address the most pressing challenges, ensuring that policy professionals are prepared with both the hard and soft skills necessary to understand how power, influence and change move through political circles.

Delivery

Each of the King’s modules are delivered fully online over four weeks, and include three live webinars with a King’s academic and a peer group of professionals.

Flexible, fully online modules

Applicants selected for the FLAMINGO scheme will be asked to choose at least three modules, each worth five level seven credits, from the following options:
  • Learning What Works

  • User-Centred Digital Government

  • Robust Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty

  • Approaches to Policymaking

  • Empathy and Emotion in Policymaking

  • Communications, Media and Public Policy

  • Key Models in Public Management: A Comparative Analysis

  • Understanding Political Leadership

  • Advanced Parliamentary Theory and Practice

  • The Economic Analysis of Public Policy

  • Ethics, Leadership and Governance

  • Participatory and Deliberative Governance

  • International Conflict Analysis and Resolution

  • Forecasting and Horizon-Scanning in Policymaking

  • Behavioural Insights and Government Policy

Entry Points and corresponding Application Deadlines**
Registration Deadline* Start Date End Date Module Option 1 Module Option 2
21/01/2020 03/03/2020 27/03/2020 Key Models in Public Management: A Comparative Analysis User-Centred Digital Government
24/03/2020 05/05/2020 29/05/2020 Learning What Works
19/05/2020 30/06/2020 24/07/2020 Communications, Media and Public Policy Ethics, Leadership and Governance
28/07/2020 08/09/2020 02/10/2020 Learning What Works Forecasting and Horizon-Scanning in Policymaking
22/09/2020 03/11/2020 27/11/2020 The Economic Analysis of Public Policy Participatory and Deliberative Democracy

**Please note that modules offered are subject to change.

Apply

You can apply for these modules only IF you have been selected for the HMGoG FLAMINGO scheme. Eligibility for the FLAMINGO scheme and these modules is managed by the Government of Gibraltar. Please click here for more information.

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