Public Administration and Management

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Course Code: 
PIM 7101
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course introduces the discipline and contemporary issues/ practices in Public Administration and Management – the management of public organisations at the central and local government, corporate, public-private partnerships, and public policy regimes, among others.  The course will provide a basic understanding of the principles of the public sector, its traditions, operations, practices and embodied values and trends and develop the skills in comparative analysis of different dimensions of public sector management.   

Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of the course participants should be able:

  • To locate Public Administration and Management in the broader context of good governance and development.
  • To highlight the history of public administrative reforms in other developed countries. The aim is to understand how these countries overcame malfeasance in the management of public affairs and ways of improving our civil service for improved service delivery.
  • To understand and appreciate the role and challenges of the public/ state sector vis-à-vis the market sector, NGO sector and donors in the delivery of public services and especially within the framework of UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
  • To rethink and design alternative public management strategies for developing countries.
  • To examine the rise of New “Managerialism” – New Public Management and its effects on developing countries such as Uganda.
Public Administration and Management
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