Course syllabus U15-0072-B - Theory, Management and Organisation of Public Administration (FESRD - WS 2019/2020)

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University:
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty:
Course unit code:
U15-0072-B
Course unit title:
Theory, Management and Organisation of Public Administration
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Level of study:
1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Evaluation during the course: quiz (10 points), preparation and presentation of seminary work (30 points), attending at least half of the lectures during the semester for granting credit - each attendance will be confirmed by signing the attendance list in the given week, actuality from Public Administration.
Final assessment: exam (written exam (60 points) + evaluation during the semester (40 points))
To obtain the evaluation A, it is necessary to obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for the evaluation C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points, and for the evaluation E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject provides entire knowledge about management theory and public administration. The subject deals about goals, functions, systems, tools and policies of autonomous region units. It explains the history, key concepts, principles of building public administration and speaks about the causes and strategies of public administration reform. It also discusses the status of state administration and local government in the system of public administration. Part of the course is to analyze the current state of public administration in Slovakia as well as comparison of public administration models of selected EU countries.
After completion of the subject the student understands the history of public administration, reforms, the basic concepts and structure of . He is able to identify models of public administration and and he will know the current state of public administration in Slovakia.
Course contents:
1.
Introduction to the lectures. Administration, governance, self administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Introduction to the exercises, requirements for credit, seminar papers

2.
Theory of separation of powers (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
The union of towns and cities of Slovakia, Association of Towns and Communities of Slovakia

3.
Formation and development of public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Interest self-administration

4.
The organizational structure of public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.European standards for territorial self-administration

5.
The position the state administration in the system of public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
The role of self- administration in the performance of state functions

6.Causes of the public administration reform (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Reform strategy of public administration. Quiz

7.Decentralization of public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
The consolidation of settlement structure

8.
Formation and development of public administration in Slovakia. First and second stage of reform in PA (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Reasons of public administration reform

9.The third stage of reform in PA (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
The third stage of reform in PA

10.
The position the state administration in the system of public administration of the Slovak Republic (allowance 2/2)
 
a.The territorial bodies of state administration

11.
The current system of public administration in Slovakia (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Public administration in Slovakia

12.
Control in public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Uniform administrative system of Europe. Quiz

13.
European standards of public administration (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Presentation of seminar papers. Credits

Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
GOZORA, Vladimír a Eva HARBUTOVÁ. Teória riadenia a organizácie verejnej správy: /Manažment verejnej správy/ : Tézy prednášok a cvičení. Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2005.
GUBÁŇOVÁ, Monika, Eva BALÁŽOVÁ, Monika BUMBALOVÁ, Michal CIFRANIČ, Denisa HANÁČKOVÁ a Maroš VALACH. Slovník pojmov z verejnej správy: (z pohľadu predmetov vyučovaných Katedrou verejnej správy). Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2017. ISBN 978-80-552-1630-0.
HAMALOVÁ,M.: Teória, riadenie a organizácia verejnej správy (1.časť - Teória verejnej správy ), Bratislava: Mercury, 2008, 132 s. 978-80-89143-58-0
HAMALOVÁ,M.: Teória, riadenie a organizácia verejnej správy (2.časť - Organizácia verejnej správy), Bratislava: Mercury, 2008, 144 s. 978-80-89143-63-4
KOVÁČOVÁ, Eleonóra. Teória a prax verejnej správy v podmienkach Slovenskej republiky. Banská Bystrica: Belianum, 2014. ISBN 978-80-557-0735-8.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 396

A
B
C
D
E
FX
12,4 %
10,1 %
17,2 %
22,0 %
36,9 %
1,4 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Eva Balážová, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Monika Bumbalová, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Michal Cifranič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
prof. JUDr. Eleonóra Marišová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Maroš Valach, PhD. (instructor)
Last modification:
26. 2. 2020
Supervisor: Ing. Michal Cifranič, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 02/26/2020.

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