The Institute of Public Administration is Ireland’s only public service development agency focused exclusively on public sector development.

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Prospectuses 2020 / 2021

Full details on all programmes offered by the Whitaker School of Government and Management at the IPA can also be found in our undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses, available here to view or download. 

27 January 2021Accounting Fundamentals

27 January 2021Prince2 Foundation

04 February 2021Prince2 Practitioner

09 February 2021Managing People

16 February 2021Managing Meetings

16 February 2021Public Spending Code

17 February 2021Time Management

24 February 2021Prince2 Foundation

19 March 2021LinkedIn Fundamentals

24 March 2021Prince2 Foundation

26 March 2021Managing Meetings

13 April 2021Public Spending Code

27 April 2021Time Management

26 May 2021Prince2 Foundation

23 June 2021Prince2 Foundation

28 July 2021Prince2 Foundation

Consultancy Services

The Institute offers a range of consultancy services designed to assist organisations with the development and achievement of their objectives. With great expertise in governance, auditing, financial management, human resources management and other areas, our specialists can help your organisation to identify and solve its problems and shape its future. View list of Consultancy Services.


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The IPA Library has a comprehensive collection of material on management and business studies. It houses books and journals on a wide range of subjects including law, politics, economics, management, accounting, criminology, the EU, healthcare, finance, local government and sociology. IPA librarians are on hand to assist students in their studies and their search for information. The Library provides information, reference and lending services to IPA students, members and staff.


The Institute of Public Administration enjoys an excellent reputation for providing consultancy and other services to public service bodies around the world. The Institute's International unit has worked with governments and public sector bodies in many countries, including Zambia, Montenegro, Cyprus and Russian Federation. For more information, explore our International page.

Meeting Facilities

The IPA offers a state of the art Training and Education Centre with meeting facilities for hire. These include a 120-seat auditorium, lecture and seminar rooms, and computer labs. All rooms are fully equipped with the latest audio-visual technology. The Institute also has a canteen that can provide light catering. 



Members of the IPA, including corporate members, will be able to access a range of information and other services through the myIPA portal using their membership login details shortly.