bpa303 | undergraduate

Public Programs: Implementation & Eval In A Dynamic Environ

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This course focuses on the implementation of public policy decisions through the identification and development of specific methods for servicing the public good. It incorporates an emphasis on intergovernmental relations and the increasing use of private resources in the service delivery system. A strong emphasis is placed on evaluating both the delivery processes and service outcomes as a means to continuously improve service delivery effectiveness.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Evaluating the Effectiveness of Policy Implementation

    • Identify obstacles and constraints to policy evaluation.
    • Analyze the theories and approaches of policy evaluation.
    • Compare and contrast the various methods of policy evaluation.

    Introduction to Policy Implementation

    • Analyze the theories and approaches of policy implementation.
    • Identify obstacles and constraints to policy implementation.
    • Analyze relationships between policy developers and policy implementers in various organizational environments.

    Key Players in Policy Implementation

    • Explain the role of external parties in policy implementation.
    • Analyze the designation of key actors in implementing public policy.
    • Evaluate the impact of intergovernmental relations on policy implementation.

    The Impact of Policy Evaluation on Programs

    • Explain how policy evaluation affects programs.
    • Explain the use of internal and external feedback in the policy evaluation process.

    Practical Application of Implementation and Evaluation

    • Analyze the steps involved in revising or terminating public programs based on policy evaluation findings.
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