mgt522 | Graduate

Public Administration-institutions And Processes

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This course applies the tools available to UOPX graduate students and the competencies of successful managers to understand the functions of public administration. Students will understand the relationship between the political system and public administration in the creation and implementation of public policy. Other topics, at the state and local level, include executive & legislative branches of government, the evolution of public administration, intergovernmental relationships, and fiscal sources & uses.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Public Service and the MPA

    • Identify the outcomes of the University of Phoenix MPA degree program.
    • Describe the philosophy and evolution of public service.
    • Describe the functions of public administration.

    Public Sector Ethics

    • Demonstrate how personal and public sector values may vary.
    • Explain the importance of ethics in the public sector and intergovernmental relations.

    Local Government and Organizational Theory

    • Describe how politics and administration overlap.
    • Identify decision making in an organization.
    • Describe the general structure and functions of local governments.

    State Government and Human Capital

    • Identify the general structure and functions of state governments.
    • Describe human capital in the public sector.

    Intergovernmental Relations and Public Policy

    • Describe the concept and application of federalism.
    • Analyze intergovernmental relations.
    • Identify public policy-making models and strategic planning.

    Fiscal Sources and Public Policy Implementation

    • Explain budgeting and finance in the public sector.
    • Compare privatization at the local and state levels.
    • Describe fiscal federalism related to public policy at the local and state levels.
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