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Global Challenges in Governance (7533.4)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Government & Policy

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    Syllabus

    Across the developed and developing world there have been major changes in public administration models since the 1980s. This unit seeks to examine these changes in a comparative sense by exploring major re-design processes such as privatisation and the introduction of typically private sector management techniques. Students will learn about several countries and investigate a range of current and emerging issues from both a theoretical and practical perspective.

    Learning Outcomes

    DESCRIPTION:

    1. Developed an understanding of the concept of governance and itsimportance.

    2. Identified and delineated key governance issues affecting rich and poorcountries.

    3. Described and explained a variety of governance reforms applied torich and poor countries.

    4. Developed an understanding of the linkage between theoreticalconcepts and real world situations.

    5. Demonstrated competencies in the written and oral presentation ofacademic work.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Three hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    4207 Introduction to Management OR 8296 Introduction to Politics and Government OR 675 Politics and Democracy 9548 Introduction to Politics OR 9549 Introduction to Western Political Thought OR 9525 Principles of Management

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