Public Management
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Avalik juhtimine
Course title in English
Public Management
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The objective of the course is to give a systematic overview of the development of public management and public sector. It introduces different viewpoints of contemporary public management issues and public sector reforms.
Brief description of the course
The course defines the public sector and gives an overview of the changes in public sector management compared with the changes in private sector. Public sector reforms are also under consideration as well as different sub themes of public management, i.e. consumer (citizen) orientation in the public sector, cooperation between the public, private and non-profit sector, between strategic, performance and quality management. Emphasis is also on the topic of public finance and human resource management.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows the variety of definitions and meanings of public management and the public sector;
- is able to read public management textbooks in Estonian and in English;
- is able to collect information and solve tasks and case studies related with the topics of public management.
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