Faculty: Michael Nadol

Managing Director, Public Financial Management

Michael Nadol is Managing Director in the Strategic Consulting Practice of
Public Financial Management. Before joining PFM, Mr. Nadol served as Deputy
Mayor, Director of Labor Negotiations, and Director of Finance for the City of
Philadelphia. He has also served as Deputy Commissioner of the Philadelphia
Water Department and as co-editor of America’s Water and Wastewater
Industries: Competition and Privatization
and Management Innovation in
U.S. Public Water and Wastewater Systems
. Mr. Nadol received his BA from
Yale University and his Master in Governmental Administration from the Fels
Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.

Email: nadolm@pfm.com

Courses Taught

Contracting for Public Services (Spring 2012)

Spring 2012
Course Section: 
001
Saturday
9:30am-1:00 pm
Instructor: 
Michael Nadol
Instructor: 
Eric C. Neiderman
Full-Time
Executive

This course examines how different strategies of ownership affect the performance of programs. The course explores the different forms of privatization, including asset sales, deregulation, and public-sector contracting; ownership and managerial behavior; state-owned enterprises and mixed-ownership enterprises; US and overseas experience; and techniques and politics of privatization. This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration, Certificate in Public Finance, and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth.

Contracting for Public Services (Spring 2013)

Spring 2013
Course Section: 
001
Saturday
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: 
Eric C. Neiderman
Instructor: 
Michael Nadol
Fels Sweeney Room
Full-Time
Executive

This course examines how different strategies of ownership affect the performance of programs. The course explores the different forms of privatization, including asset sales, deregulation, and public-sector contracting; ownership and managerial behavior; state-owned enterprises and mixed-ownership enterprises; US and overseas experience; and techniques and politics of privatization. This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration, Certificate in Public Finance, and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth.

Advanced Budgeting (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Michael Nadol
Fels Sweeney Room
Full-Time
Executive

This course will build on the fundamentals taught in the introductory budgeting unit to help build students’ competence in budgetary analysis. Using detailed data from a major city as a course-long case study, and incorporating Excel skill-building exercises, students will develop a hands-on understanding of budgets by working through such factors as: economic drivers of fiscal performance, revenue analysis and forecasting, including tax policy considerations; expenditure analysis and projection, with an emphasis on workforce costs; and capital budgeting and financing. Students will also be introduced to key fiscal policies, budget monitoring and performance measurement, and the development of effective budget communications for various audiences.

Advanced Budgeting (Fall 2013)

Fall 2013
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Michael Nadol
Fels Sweeney Room
Full-Time
Executive

This course will build on the fundamentals taught in the introductory budgeting unit to help build students’ competence in budgetary analysis. Using detailed data from a major city as a course-long case study, and incorporating Excel skill-building exercises, students will develop a hands-on understanding of budgets by working through such factors as: economic drivers of fiscal performance, revenue analysis and forecasting, including tax policy considerations; expenditure analysis and projection, with an emphasis on workforce costs; and capital budgeting and financing. Students will also be introduced to key fiscal policies, budget monitoring and performance measurement, and the development of effective budget communications for various audiences.

Advanced Budgeting (Fall 2014)

Fall 2014
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Michael Nadol

This course will build on the fundamentals taught in the introductory budgeting unit to help build students’ competence in budgetary analysis. Using detailed data from a major city as a course-long case study, and incorporating Excel skill-building exercises, students will develop a hands-on understanding of budgets by working through such factors as: economic drivers of fiscal performance, revenue analysis and forecasting, including tax policy considerations; expenditure analysis and projection, with an emphasis on workforce costs; and capital budgeting and financing. Students will also be introduced to key fiscal policies, budget monitoring and performance measurement, and the development of effective budget communications for various audiences.