PADM 3129
Managing in Public and Non-Profit Organizations

3.0 Credits


This course (UVic ADMN 312) focuses on the skills of an effective manager in public and non-profit sector organizations and the interplay between management and key organizational processes such as planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating policies, programs and services. Management topics include: managerial work; interpersonal and leadership skills; power and influence; conflict resolution; formal and informal communications; and motivation and teamwork. A project on managing organizational change is used as a way to connect manager behaviours and organizational processes.


Third-year university standing is recommended.

Note: Students with credit for MNGT 1211 or UVIC ADMN 406 may not take this course for further credit.

Delivery Method



Computer with Internet is required. Refer to


Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.


4 months

Note: This paced course is delivered by the University of Victoria. UVIC courses are offered in September, January and May. This course may not be offered every semester. Space is limited and early registration is advised.