Faculty: E. Michael Golda

Chief Technologist, Machinery Research and Engineering Department, Naval Sea Systems Command Carderock Division, Philadelphia

Michael Golda is a senior executive with program management responsibility for technology insertion (electrical systems) at the Naval Sea Systems Command, which directs planning, design, construction, maintenance, retrofit, and retirement of all ships in the U.S. Navy. An expert in program and project management, he is the author of many technical papers. He received his PhD from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Email: golda@sas.upenn.edu

Courses Taught

Performance Management (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
001
Saturday
9:30 am-1:00 pm
Instructor: 
E. Michael Golda
BENN 401
Executive

How can leaders manage performance and make decisions that lead to desired outcomes such as less crime, better education, or lower unit costs? This course examines the various ways that public sector organizations can use data to plan strategically, manage risk, and monitor performance. Students will learn about the theory behind performance measurement and risk management, as well as the benefits, challenges, and limitations of performance management. This course satisfies a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and an elective requirement in the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth programs.

Performance Management (Fall 2013)

Fall 2013
Course Section: 
001
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor: 
E. Michael Golda
BENN 401
Executive

How can leaders manage performance and make decisions that lead to desired outcomes such as less crime, better education, or lower unit costs? This course examines the various ways that public sector organizations can use data to plan strategically, manage risk, and monitor performance. Students will learn about the theory behind performance measurement and risk management, as well as the benefits, challenges, and limitations of performance management. This course satisfies a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and an elective requirement in the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth programs.