Policy Making
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Course code
RIV6016.YK
old course code
RIV6016
Course title in Estonian
Poliitika kujundamine
Course title in English
Policy Making
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Ave Viks (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The purpose of the course:
To understand policy analysis and its' methods, the process of policy making and its' stages;
To implement the acquired competence of public policy to theoretically map and decipher policy perspectives;
To deepen the general knowledge of central theoretical approaches of political sciences.
Brief description of the course
The course gives an insight to the following subjects:
The development of public policy as a dicipline - the need for such dicipline and its' generalistics. The main frames of research of public policy. The process of policy-making, political analysis. Structuring policy problems - the types of policy models and the methods of structuring. Prognosis of policy outcomes. The methods of proposal for policy choices. Proposals of policy choices - approaches and methods. Policy implementation and outcome monitoring. Valuing policies, different methods of monitoring. Different perspectives of desicion-making process analysis.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- deepens the general knowledge of central theoretical approaches of political sciences.
- understands policy analysis and its' methods, the process of policy making and its' stages;
- implements the acquired competence of public policy to theoretically map and decipher policy perspectives;
Teacher
Kersten Kattai
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