Public Affairs and Policy Management


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Public Affairs and Policy Management

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the political, economic, social and legal processes, practices and interactions that shape public institutions and organizations
  • Identify and methodically analyze policy issues in a domestic or international context
  • Clearly communicate knowledge of public policy in verbal and written form
  • Research, analyze and evaluate public policy to help formulate improved policy strategies
  • Identify relevant policy issues in order to develop and propose possible solutions
  • Explain the ethical dimensions of developing public policy
  • Debate public policy in a variety of academic and non-academic contexts
  • Engage in public advocacy while integrating the interest of stakeholders and community

Areas of Employment

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Asset Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Development
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • Development Management
  • Marketing
  • Policy Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Research
  • Writing and Editing

Sample Job Titles

  • Asset Manager
  • Communications Officer
  • Data Analyst
  • Deputy Chief of Staff
  • Economic Analyst
  • Evaluation Analyst
  • Evaluation Manager
  • Foreign Officer Intern
  • Grant Writer
  • Information Officer
  • Policy Advisor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Privacy Investigator
  • Program and Performance Analyst
  • Program Officer
  • Program Planner
  • Project Manager
  • Regulation Analyst
  • Research Officer
  • Trade Policy Officer

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Campaigns Officer in Non-Profit
  • Community Development Coordinator in Municipal Government
  • Development Manager in Non-Profit
  • External Communication Vice-President in International Non-Profit
  • Grant Writer in Non-Profit
  • Knowledge Management and Communication Consultant in Non-Profit
  • Member of Parliament
  • Post Grad Researcher in Higher Education
  • Program Officer in IT
  • Program Officer in Non-Profit
  • Public Relations and Marketing in Food Marketing and Sales
  • Research Officer in Federal Government
  • Senior Economist in Federal Government
  • Senior Policy Analyst in Federal Government
  • Student Leadership Development Coordinator in Non-Profit
  • Teacher in ESL Language School

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