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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD-609
Topics in Public Management (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. The transformation of law and public policy into operational activities and its administrative challenges. Topics offered include the new public management; privatization and contracting out; performance management; cross-cultural administration; the management of "wicked" public policies; and traditional and non-conventional tools for delivering public services. Usually offered every term.

PUAD-609
001
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Topics in Public Management (3)

State and Local Management

This course acquaints students with the major features and theories of state and local administration, with an emphasis on the intergovernmental context in which these governments function. The course uses political, legal, fiscal, and managerial perspectives to examine selected policy areas including education, health and welfare, economic development, and others.