30342 - PUBLIC GOVERNANCE
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Course taught in English
(8 credits - I sem. - OB | 4 credits SECS-P/07 | 4 credits SPS/04)
This course provides students with the frameworks to understand the complexity of decision-making processes in public sector, with a focus on implications due to different governance models, multiple stakeholders, administrative red tape, public-private relationships, increasingly liquid borders between politics and management. The course provides also tools, competences and skills to design effective governance models and decision-making processes to support strategic choices of public interest and/or relevance.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Course Content Summary
The course is built around the following topics
- Evolution in state models/paradigms and governance models.
- Decision-making in public systems with specific focus to those characterized by wicked issues and high need of inter-institutional cooperation.
- Typologies of governance models.
- Public governance in international organizations.
- Design and organization of inter-institutional network.
- The course also includes discussion of case studies, case histories and a groupwork.
Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
- Final written exam.
- Groupwork assignment.
- Collection edited by instructors.
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