Welcome - Management of Information (E-Government) and Public Administration PUAD 6555   Management of Information (E-Government) and Public Administration
The main objectives are to understand that information technologies provide means for public administrators to obtain, analyze, disseminate and store information; to analyze the uses of new technologies; and to understand the opportunities and problems that information technologies present to public administrators on personal, organizational and international levels. Each course addresses separate but related issues of managing information in the public sector. Some of the courses look at the history of information technology to place present day devices into perspective. The topics for other courses relate IT to smart communities, professional development, virtual offices, digital divide, management information and unethical behavior in public offices.
PREREQUISITES: MPA students must successfully complete all eight required courses of the first year of the MPA program prior to enrolling in 6xxx level courses and MGMT 5000, or seek special permission from the Graduate Coordinator. Students from outside of the MPA program must seek permission from the course instructor.