Certificate in Public Administration and Policy

Course Overview

This course focuses on a comprehensive understanding of public administration, including its nature, organization theory, management, personnel, financial, and international administration, and administrative responsibility. It examines public policy efforts and its impact on the economic system and the welfare of consumers, workers, and industry.

Course Modules

MODULE 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Unit 1 Meaning, Nature and Scope of Public Administration

Unit 2 Principles of Public Administration

Unit 3 Public Administration; the Art and Science Debate

Unit 4 Public Administration; Politics – Administration Dichotomy

Unit 5 Private and Public Administration Compared

MODULE 2 HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND APPROACHES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Unit 1- Historical Development of Public Administration

Unit 2- Public Administration and Other Social Sciences

Unit 3- Approaches to the Study of Public Administration

Unit 4- New Dimensions of Public Administration

Unit 5- The Concept of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

MODULE 3 BUREAUCRACY AND PUBLIC POLICY

Unit 1- Bureaucracy- meaning, characteristics and criticism

Unit 2- Public Administration and Bureaucracy

Unit 3- Public Policy

Unit 4- Public Policy analysis

Unit 5- Bureaucracy and Public Policy Making

MODULE 4 OTHER ASPECTS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Unit 1- Public Personnel Administration

Unit 2- Public Financial Administration

Unit 3- Development Administration

Unit 4- Local Government Administration

Unit 5- Comparative Public Administration

Assignments

There are three assignments (continuous assessment tests) and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 70%, while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued with a Certificate and a course transcript.

Merits

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a  Certificate of Merit and a transcript.

Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after the successful completion of the course.

Organizers: Action Institute For Professional Studies

Language: English

Target Audience: Global

Format: Online and Distance Learning 

Cost: $300

GENERAL CONTACT

Email: info@actionafricainstitute.org

Website: www.actionafricainstitute.org

Tel no: +254 111 625 116

WhatsApp: +254 727 616 783

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Enrolled: 30 students
Duration: 3 months
Level: Advanced
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