Recent Posts : Public Sector & Social Profit

Why public finance urgently needs a place on the agenda

For many years, Johan De Cooman has been teaching the financial management module in the Master in Public Management at AMS. With established demand from government organizations and alarming...

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Blended learning: from learning objective to optimal learning method

Are you familiar with blended learning, the buzzword of modern education? A term that sounds so cool but vague at the same time that many people wrongly associate it with new technologies or...

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Why public-sector professionals shouldn’t be afraid to delve deeper

The public sector is extremely large, employing people in many different functions and organizations. But many of these professionals lack the time to make their work broader and deeper. Often,...

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Times are changing: why health-care institutions must change their approach to crisis management

Hugo Marynissen is managing director and partner at PM Risk-Crisis-Change, a consultancy firm specializing in risk and crisis management. He is responsible for the communication modules in our...

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Tighter financial regulations for municipalities should not be an excuse for delaying investments

by Johan De Cooman and Bert Gijsels on Jul 3, 2017 in: Public sector & Social profit

A study conducted by financial institution Belfius shows that Belgium’s municipalities can’t even afford to try and buy votes this year in the run-up to the elections. This comes as a result of...

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How you as a government can intelligently influence European decision-making


The PuMa-debate ‘Get more out of Europe’ held on April 20th  was expertly led by Peter Bursens, who welcomed us with the thought that Europe has a strong future and remains a vital part of the...

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Alumni Stories, PART TWELVE: how the mpm boosts your career

Public Management belongs in a category of its own. No one is more aware of this than Maarten Noeninckx, strategic coordinator at the FPS Economy. Between 2013 and 2015 he was enrolled in the AMS...

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