Legal Issues in Public Administration explores the legal framework for contemporary public administration. In this course you will master how to manage public sectororganizations in a constitutional and legal manner and understand when to consult an attorney before taking legal action. You will also learn the principles of legal and administrative law that govern public administrators' decisions, actions, and operations.
This course will explain how and why legal requirements must be integrated into general administrative processes, practices, and systems. In the process, you will gain non-technical competence. You will understand what is administrative law, and the legal framework within which public administration is carried out. Participants will also understand how administrative laws derives from the need to create and develop a system of public administration under law, a concept that may be compared with the much older notion of justice under law. Since administration involves the exercise of power by the executive arm of government, administrative law is of constitutional and political, as well as juridical, importance.
Objectives and target group
Who should attend?
Administrative Assistant Non-Profit Organization Administrator Retail Store Manager Human Resources Manager Claims Adjuster Examiner or Investigator Executive Assistant
How attendees will benefit? After completion of the programme, delegates will be able to: Public administration is concerned with policy making, public management and the political – administrative relations. In this introductory course we will discuss the basic issues and concepts of public administration, such as: • The characteristics of public organizations; • The policy cycle and the factors that influence the effectiveness and transparency of public policy programs; • The leadership styles of public administrators and the legal, political, social and administrative context of public organizations; • The most important management doctrines: Human Resources Management, New Public Management, Public Network Management; • The accountability of public administrators and the possibility of administrative ethics;
• The institutional characteristics of public administration in the Netherlands and the EU.
Students should acquire knowledge of the basic concepts of public administration regarding the policy cycle, public management and public organizations. • Students should acquire a profound understanding of the most important doctrines of public management. • Students should acquire knowledge of the most important public institutions of the Netherlands and the EU. • Students must be able to apply the concepts of public administration to analyze current policy issues and the performing of public organizations. • Students must be able to reflect on the ethical issues of public administration.
• Public Administration and Management Risks • Public Policy Analysis and Decision Making • Public Office Management • Legal Organization and Administrative Theory • Social and Welfare Administration • Comparative Public Administration • Government Budgeting and Budgeting Techniques
• New “Managerialism” – New Public Management and its effects. • Alternative public management strategies. • Challenges of the public/ state sector vis-à-vis the market sector, NGO sector and donors in the delivery of public services and especially within the framework of UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Note / Price varies according to the selected city
Members NO. : 1
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