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Course 2018-2019 a.y.

30342 - PUBLIC GOVERNANCE

BIG
Department of Social and Political Sciences

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 23

BIG (8 credits - I sem. - OB  |  4 credits SECS-P/07  |  4 credits SPS/04)
Course Director:
MONICA HILDEGARD OTTO

Classes: 23 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 23: MONICA HILDEGARD OTTO


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

This course allows to understand the complexity of decision-making processes in public sector, with a focus on implications due to different governance models, multiple stakeholders, and public-private relations.

CONTENT SUMMARY

The course provides tools, competences and skills to undestand, critically discuss and to design public (as well as collaborative) governance models and decision-making processes to support strategic choices of public interest and/or relevance.


Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Explain the evolution of the models of governing.
  • Define and to describe public as well as collaborative governance.
  • Identify solutions and levers to successfully manage public governance.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Design and to organize multi-stakeholder decision making processes.
  • Critically discuss (both individually and in team) public governance models.
  • Develop teamwork and public speaking skills.

Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Guest speaker's talks (in class or in distance)
  • Case studies /Incidents (traditional, online)
  • Group assignments
  • Interactive class activities (role playing, business game, simulation, online forum, instant polls)
DETAILS

The course usees formal lectures and a mix of class discussions (involving also practitioners able to bring to the class xoncrete public govenrnance examples), case studies, incidents and simulations. It is crucial to participate actively to the class discussion.


Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Written individual exam (traditional/online)
  •   x  
  • Group assignment (report, exercise, presentation, project work etc.)
  •   x  
    ATTENDING STUDENTS
    • Group assignment: 40% (first partial assignment).
    • Final written exam: 60% (open questions).
    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    100% written exam (open questions).


    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Required readings are made available online on Bboard by the end of August 2018.

    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Required readings are made available online on Bboard by the end of August 2018.

    Last change 03/06/2018 15:01