Course syllabus U15-0120-B - Management of public administration (FESRD - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code: U15-0120-B
Course unit title: Management of public administration
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Conditions for passing the course are: written test during the semester - 20 point, presentation of seminary thesis - 20 points and a final written exam - 60 points. To obtain the grade A it is necessary to get at least 93 points for grade B at least 86 points, C at least 79 points, D at least 72 points D and E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student acquires knowledge about specifics of management and tasks of managers in public administration. The objective of the course is to highlight the differences between corporate management and management of public administration as well as the current problems and new trends in management of public administration.
Course contents:
Nature and meaning of management,
Evolution processes of management in public administration,
The concept of public value,
Specifics of management in public administration,
Differences between business management and management in public administration,
Management in institutions of public administration,
Management functions in public administration,
Performance management in public administration,,
Current problems of management in public administration,
New trends in management of public administration.
Recommended or required reading:
Belajová, Anna – Gecíková, Ivana – Papcunová Viera. 2014. Kvalita samosprávneho manažmentu na miestnej úrovni. Wolters Kluwer. 232 s. ISBN: 978-80-816-8117-2.
Kadlečíková, M. - Kapsdorferová, Z. - Malejčíková, A. - Malejčík, A. Základy manažmentu. 1. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 201 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0898-5
Lane, Jan-Erik. 2005. Public administration and public management. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 295 s. ISBN 0-415-37015-9.
Osborne, Stephen. 2012. Public management – Critical perspectives. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 316 S. ISBN 0-415-23383-6.
Štofko, Stanislav et al. 2011. Manažment verejnej správy. EDIS Vydavateľstvo Žilinskej univerzity. 206 s. ISBN 978-80-554-0406-6.
Ubrežiová, I. a kol. 2012. Manažment. Nitra: SPU, 2012, 219 s., ISBN 978-80-552-0770-4

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Eva Balážová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Lucia Palšová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Maroš Valach, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 6. 3. 2019
Supervisor: doc. JUDr. Lucia Palšová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 03/06/2019.

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