566 Economics And Performance Analysis
- Study programme and level: Master’s joint study programme Management in Administration 2nd Cycle
- 1st year
- 7 ECTS
- Course type: Core course
- Lectures: 28
- Seminar: 14
- Other study activities: 88
- Individual work: 80
- Language: English, Serbian, Slovene
- Lecturer: Maja Klun, PhD, Aleksander Aristovnik, PhD, Nevenka Žarkić Joksimović, PhD
1. Content (Syllabus outline)
- Economic problems in society
- Regulation of public sector
- Characteristics of public sector services
- Changes in the performance of public sector
- Budgetary financing sources
- Non-budgetary financing sources
- New business ideas
- An entrepreneurial approach to fundraising
- Analysis of the performance of public sector organizations
- Decisions on investments in public institution
- Public procurement
- Case studies
- PEVCIN, P. (2011): Expenditure effects of intergovernmental transfers – the case of Slovenia. Uprava, letnik IX, št. 4.
- SETNIKAR CANKAR, Stanka,KLUN, Maja (2006). Značilnosti javnega sektorja v Sloveniji in ugotavljanje njegove učinkovitosti. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
- TEKAVČIČ, Metka, PENGER, Sandra (2009). Towards the implementation of Lisbon strategy goals and strategic change management process : the case study of Slovenian public sector. Ekonomska fakulteta, Ljubljana.
- NEMEC, J. (2010): New Public Management and its Implementation in the CEE region: What do we know and where do we go? Uprava, letnik VIII, št. 1-2.
- SETNIKAR CANKAR, Stanka, PEVCIN, Primož (2010).: Public administration role in social and economic transformation in south-east Europe. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
- LOUGHLIN, John, HENDRIKS, Frank, LINDSTRÖM, Anders (2011). The Oxford handbook of local and regional democracy in Europe. Oxford; Oxford University Press, New York. (izbrana poglavja).
- SETNIKAR CANKAR, Stanka, PETKOVŠEK, Veronika (2010). Evropske direktive o javnih naročilih in njihova izvedba v Sloveniji. DSU, Portorož.
- TAJNIKAR, Maks, DOŠENOVIČ BONČA, Petra (2010). Kritična analiza organiziranosti zdravstva v Sloveniji. Portorož.
- OECD (2008). Performance Budgeting: A Users’ Guide. Dostopno 1. 10. 2010 na: siteresources.worldbank.org/INTMEXICO/Resources/1-1BarryAndersonFinal.pdf.
- Aktualni domači in tuji članki (Revija Uprava, Economic and Business Review, The Economist in ostalo, dostopni na e-indeksu).
3. Objectives and competences
- discovers the economics and public sector financing in the conditions of market economy,
- connects the theoretical basis for the introduction of market criteria in the public sector by addressing policies and practices in the public sector,
- analyzes the possibilities of providing public goods and alternatives for their funding,
- analyzes the issues of the budgetary funding and forms of privatization of public sector and compares them with various solutions of providing and financing in other market economies,
- justifies options of providing additional resources to finance performance and entrepreneurial activities of public sector organizations through case studies.
- is able to independently apply the acquired knowledge for solving practical issues or problems,
- is able to critically assess and evaluate the decisions and actions in the field of financing in the conditions of market economy,
- is able to independently analyze the issues of organization’s business in public sector,
- is able to link and compare different solutions of business in public sector at home and in other market economies.
4. Intended learning outcomes:
- is able to independently apply the acquired knowledge and understanding of the theory in practice,
- is able to solve problems in new situations and look for original solutions,
- is able to assess the foreseeable consequences of certain actions at considering different criteria,
- is able to communicate and to report certain facts and to justify decisions.
5. Learning and teaching methods:
- Seminar paper
- Case study
- Individual tutorial
Type (examination, oral, coursework, project):
- Seminar paper 20%
- Presentation of seminar paper 20%
- Written or oral exam 60%