summer school on public management – sspum


SSPUM 2006 will focus on the management of public sector organizations, dealing in particular with following main topics:Management Control Systems, Accounting, Auditing, Accountability and Organization.These subjects will be presented from an international perspective by professors who have devoted to their development most of their academic research and professional careers. * Introduction
* General information
* Requirements
* Application procedure – dead line
* Admission and fees
* Studentship and credits
* Partner
* Organization

The SSPUM 2006 is an intensive, 11-day full-time course. It requires the total dedication of participants as well as their maximum intellectual commitment. The programme stimulates an engaging and rewarding learning process aimed at developing professional knowledge, skills and attitudes. Therefore, the teaching involves a blend of lectures and practical classes, together with groupwork and seminars — also with guest lectures—with an emphasis on discussion and problem-solving. These methods provide students with opportunities for active and critical participation, maintaining a high level of attention and involvement.

General information

* Dates: 12th to 22nd June, 2006
* Dead line: May 12th 2006
* Length of the School: 11 days, 60 hours of classroom activities plus 36 hours of workgroup activities.
* Language: English.
* Location:
* Forlì (Emilia-Romagna) – Forlì Campus, Aule Master (Forlì town centre) Accommodation: in hotel Forlì town centre, 200 m. from the University.

In view of its contents, the SSPUM 2006 would be relevant to graduate students and PhD students preferably with a background in Management and Organisation, as well as professionals interested in public management, such as managers, analysts, consultants in government institutions, agencies and other organisations closely associated with the public sector (e.g. public utility companies).

Application procedure – dead line
People interested in participating must e-mail or fax the application form, available on web site, the letter of presentation and curriculum vitae to SSPUM Staff at:
fax: +39-0543-37-4681
by May 12th, 2006.

The selected participants will be reached by email within May 22th, 2006, and they will have to pay the registration fee (by transferring the due fee to the account that will be indicated).

Admission and fee
Candidates will be selected on the basis of their curriculum vitae and letter of presentation.

The admission fee is 800,00 €.
For the italian public sector organizations' employees the fee is 2.000 €.

The admission fee is comprehensive of accommodation (hotel room, breakfast and lunch) course package, secretarial staff and welcoming refreshments.

Studentships and Credits
Scholarships are available for foreign students, on the basis of their CVs.

Students will gain 4 ECTS credits

University of Sydney – Australia
Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope
Arizona State University
Universitade Metodista de São Paulo

Lecturer in charge:
Prof. Giuseppe Farneti
Faculty of Economics – Forlì
P.le Vittoria 15, 47100 Forlì (FC)

Educational Co-ordinator:
dr. Emanuele Padovani

SSPUM Staff:
Emiliano Cantoni
Carlotta del Sordo
Federica Farneti
Silvia Gardini

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