MI230 The Public Sector



Learning Objectives


After you have studied this module, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the private, the public, and the voluntary sector.
  • Define the public sector and its characteristics.
  • Mark public healthcare organizations.
  • Acknowledge the significance of public education.
  • Describe trends and challenges for the public sector.





  1. Introduction
  2. What is the public sector and what are its characteristics?
  3. In the spotlight: The importance of public education
  4. Worldwide trends and challenges for the public sector
  5. Summary and Conclusions