Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management Programme


INTAN’s Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management Programme (DPA) is a 10-months course which has been designed comprehensively as a pre-requisite for the appointment into the Administrative and Diplomatic Services Scheme. In line with the national public service transformation initiatives which is to develop a competent, dynamic and progressive talent, as well as to ensure continuous quality monitoring, INTAN had managed to obtain full accreditation by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) effective 30 December 2015.


The Programme emphasise on professional development and character building. It focuses on five key elements namely Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Adaptability and Resilience, in short, ASKAR.


The Programme is divided into two main parts:

  1. Part 1: Curriculum

  2. Part 2: Co-Curricular Activities

Part 1: Curriculum

Academic Component<br>(Theory and Practical)</br>

Academic Component
(Theory and Practical)

  • Public Financial Management
  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Government Administration and Public Policy Management
  • Security Management and International Relations
  • Social and Infrastructure Management
  • English Proficiency for Public Sector Executive
  • Human Resource Management and Integrity
  • Public Economic Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Innovation and Technology Management
National Integration and Self-Resilience Component

National Integration and Self-Resilience Component

  • Strategic Partnership Programme (SPP)
  • Strategic Engagement Programme (SEP)
  • Rural Transformation Initiative (INTRADE)
  • Disaster Management (FIRE)
  • Public Order Management (POLICE)
  • Orientation of National Defence (ARMY)
  • Outward Bound School (OBS)
Leadership and Interpersonal Skills Component

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills Component

  • Office Management Orientation Module (OPPA 1.0 & OPPA 2.0)
  • Group Integration(GI)
  • Innovation Ambassador Development Programme (IADP)
  • Event Management Module (MPM)
  • Synthesis week

Part 2: Co-Curricular Activities

  • Sports
  • Group Integration
  • Outdoor activities
  • Intellectual discourse
  • 8 students' bureaus


Contact Us

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management Program
National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN)
Jalan Bukit Kiara
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 03-2084 7503
E-mail: idpa[at]intanbk[dot]intan[dot]my

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