Course: Current Trends in Public Administration

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Course title Current Trends in Public Administration
Course code USSV/PSTV
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fuka Jan, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Current public administration in The Czech Republic and in the world. Concept of efficiency in public and private sector and opportunities for cooperation Influence of private sector on public administration Impact of policy decisions on functioning of public administration Ethics and discrimination in public administration Issue of socially excluded localities and the role of public administration Quality of public administration and the possibility of its evaluation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of course is to expand students' knowledge of current issues related not only to the Czech Republic public administration.
Students deepen their knowledge of public administration and they will be able to look at this system in a broader social context.
Students should have a basic knowledge of public administration in the area of study at colleges or universities.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment, Discussion

Assignment is according to the seminar work submission and evaluation of activity.
Recommended literature
  • Zákon č. 128/2000 Sb., o obcích (obecní zřízení), ve znění pozdějších předpisů.
  • Zákon č. 129/2000 Sb., o krajích (krajské zřízení), ve znění pozdějších předpisů.
  • Zákon č. 500/2004 Sb., správní řád, ve znění pozdějších předpisů.
  • Denhart, R.B., Denhart, J.V., Blanc, T.A. Public Administration An Action Orientation , Seventh Edition, International Edition. ISBN 978-1285434018.
  • Geuras, Dean. Practical ethics in public administration. Vienna: Management Concepts, 2011. ISBN 978-1-56726-295-7.
  • Pomahač., R., Vidláková, O. Veřejná správa. Praha, C.H. Beck, 2002.

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