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Global Challenges in Governance (7533.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society



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    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


    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.


    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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