This program thoroughly examines public administration and gives a complete overview of its nature, organization theory, personnel, finance, administrative responsibility, and international administration. It also covers the “government reinvention” movement and its clash with the traditional values of public administration. It looks at the various interpretations of government corruption and explains the differences between public and private organizations. It describes major models of public policy making and links their content with political science. This program analyzes the development of public administration in various countries.
Nature of public administration
Structure and organization of government
The concept of public policy
Public policy making process and analysis
The context of public policy
The impact of public policy on Development
Role of Policy in resources allocation
Public procurement and disposal procedures
Public participation in governance
Case studies in public administration and policy
There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.