Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (GDPA) - Organizational Designs for Governance and Public Management PUAD 5100   Organizational Designs for Governance and Public Management
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course examines the organizational designs of government for the purposes of governance and public management. It encompasses the basic constitutional and political designs of government; the structures and principles governing the relationship between the partisan-political and non-partisan public-service institutions of government; the organization and roles of the central executive and corporate policy and management agencies; the organization of portfolios, departments and agencies for the management of policy and operational functions; and, the structures and processes of accountability for governance and public management. The course is focused on the Canadian system of government but addresses basic questions of organizational theory and design in a comparative context.