1. Strategic public management: principles and essential concepts. Public policies and strategies. Value creation in public organizations.
2. Approaches and schools on strategic public management
3. Design of strategic plans. Prospective analysis and prioritization. Negotiation skills for strategic planning. Defining missions, strategies and objectives in connection to public policy. Strategy maps in public policies and managing programmes.
4. Strategic planning: implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Defining specific objectives, performance measures and tasks. Partnerships and resource. Budget and calendar. Operational plans and projects. Management controls and evaluation systems.