Public administration practices, including organizational functions, roles, responsibilities, politics, policy making, program administration and evaluation, will be covered in this course. Specific issues from the Nevada perspective and an examination of the current theme "re-inventing government" will be addressed.
Key Learning Objectives:
- Understand key public management practices
- Identify successful policy making and management strategies
- Develop an awareness of intergovernmental actors and performance measures affecting the accomplishment of public agency goals
- Examine public management issues specific to Nevada
This course may be taken independently or applied toward the Public Management Certificate offered through Extended Studies.