Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service
Patrick Germain is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Director of Strategy and Evaluation at Project Renewal, a New York City-based non-profit organization committed to ending the cycle of homelessness. He is also President and Co-founder of the New York Consortium of Evaluators, the local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association, and founding President of Performance Management Professionals, a professional affiliation group in the non-profit sector.
Prior to joining Project Renewal, Germain held a variety of positions in non-profit organizations focusing on human services and education. Germain received his B.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara and has a Master of Public Administration from NYU Wagner.
Performance Measurement and Management for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Care Organizations
All public and not-for-profit organizations must assemble and report information on their performance. The need for performance measures goes beyond legal and regulatory requirements. To provide services effectively and efficiently, managers need information to make decisions. This course focuses on what performance measures are needed, how they should be created and what forms of communication are most effective.