Sundararajan|Aug 11, 2021
MIT-WPU collaborates with KPMG to launch postgraduate programme in public policy
MIT-WPU has jointly designed a public policy programme with KPMG in India. Check more details here.
NEW DELHI: MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) has launched a postgraduate programme in public policy in an academia partnership with KPMG in India. The public policy programme is jointly designed by MIT-WPU and KPMG. This 11 month public policy programme has been designed to prepare the students for a good career in the field of public policy.
The postgraduate programme in public policy consists of a one-week classroom training programme per trimester at the MIT-WPU Campus, Pune (i.e., three weeks of on-campus training) while the remaining curriculum would be delivered through an online/blended model.
KPMG in India will assist MIT-WPU in preparing the course structure, providing study material and making suitable faculties available for delivering approximately 150 hours of training, covering a portion of the following subjects - Catalysts for Policy Formulation, Research Methodology, Digital Governance, Drafting of Public Policy, Budgeting & Financial Modelling, Urban Policy & Development Administration, Policy Implementation Monitoring & Impact Evaluation and Capstone Project.
The executive president of MIT-WPU, Rahul V Karad, said, “We are happy to roll out the Golden Batch of PGP in Public Policy in association with KPMG in India. We sincerely believe that the policy insights by KPMG’s instructors would immensely benefit our students during their academic journey at MIT-WPU and beyond.”
Sharing his thoughts on the collaboration, director of infrastructure government and healthcare practice at KPMG in India, Amit Oturkar said, “We are excited to collaborate with MIT-WPU to deliver a unique course on Public Policy. The course will act as a knowledge bank of good practices in public policy adopted around the world and aims to seed a community of practice in the public policy domain.”
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