Cooperative Government: Understanding Intergovernmental Relations


Interactions between governmental units of all types and levels in the United States are interconnected in a complex web of structural, functional, administrative and fiscal relationships. This course explores the theoretical and historical aspects of American intergovernmental relations, with an eye toward understanding the present state of affairs. Participants will examine the impacts of competing conclusions about the current issues, and will discuss and analyze these impacts on actual policy outcomes as they relate to their respective organizations.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand American intergovernmental relations
  • Identify current issues facing cooperative governmental relations
  • Examine the impacts of intergovernmental relations on individual organizations

Please email Shera Alberti-Annunzio for more information about this course.

This course may be taken independently or applied toward a 10-course certificate in Human Resources Management or Supervisory Management offered through Extended Studies.

No sections of this course are currently being offered.