bpa371 | undergraduate
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Understanding Metro Politics, Intergovernmental Relations and Multijurisdictional Projects
- Identify specialized IGR projects that benefit local governments and improve the overall quality of life.
- Explain future roles of local officials working with federal, state and county governments on projects.
- Describe the uniqueness of large metropolitan areas and the challenges of providing services without the establishment of IGRs.
Interrelationships of Local and State Governments and Federalism
- Identify the major components of Local, State and the Federal government and explain their primary purposes.
- Explain the statutory relationships between Local Governments, State governments and the Federalism.
- Identify the theories of various governments particularly their interrelationships with one another.
Implementing Intergovernmental Relationships Internationally
- Examine how governments are distinct but possess a mechanism to engage in intergovernmental agreement.
- Identify agreements or projects promoted between the United States and other nations for the common good.
- Describe the main aspects of Intergovernmental Relationships (IGRs) and some means available to measure outcomes.
Governmental Finance and Budgeting
- Compare the funding mechanisms of the federal government, state governments, county governments and local governments.
- Explain the budgeting process of governments and oversight agencies that impact the creation of governmental budgets.
- Analyze the importance of supplemental funding methods on the budget preparation and creation.
Various Elected Officials Working Towards Similar Goals and Objectives
- Examine how governmental executives create multi-jurisdictional partnerships.
- Describe the pros and cons that the creation of collaborative leadership might generate in IGRs.
- Determine ways that encourage more effective and efficient IGRs by improving cooperation between agencies.
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