0842 Management in Public Sector
- Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1nd Cycle
- 2nd or 3th year
- 6 ECTS
- Course type: Elective
- Lectures: 30
- Other forms of study: 90
- Individual work: 60
- Lecturer: Nina Tomaževič, PhD
1. Objectives and competences
- students acquire the knowledge on the contents, methods and techniques of management and their usefulness for better performance of public sector organizations
- students acquire detailed knowledge about management functions
- students identify and understand the lines between quality and excellence as well as the tools and awards in Slovenian and European area and the field of change management as a special field of management
- students individually solve assignments in management and excellence
- students will acquire the ability to connect and transfer the knowledge in management, quality and excellence into praxis
- they will be able to recognize and analyse the problems in praxis in the field of management, quality and excellence
- students will be able to explain and compare the situations in the fields of management, quality and excellence
- students will be able to form the suggestions for problem solving in management and their interpretation in administrative praxis
- they will be able to understand the praxis in management, quality and excellence in Slovenian and European context – both on the private and public sector
- Management and related terms
- New public management
- Excelence tools and awards in Slovenia
- Excellence of public sector in EU
- Change management
- TOMAŽEVIČ, Nina. (2011). Družbena odgovornost in odličnost javne uprave. Upravna misel. 1. izd. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo. (Izbrana poglavja – 85. str.).
- ROZMAN, Rudi, KOVAČ, Jure. (2012). Management. Ljubljana: GV Založba. 500 str.
- ROZMAN, Rudi. (1998). Kako prevesti management v slovenščino. Organizacija, (1), str. 5-18.
- ROZMAN, Rudi. (1998). Razmerje med ravnanjem in upravljanjem. Manager, str. 30-33.
4. Intended learning outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding of management – of basic and upgraded management categories, the frameworks of management in public sector; logical thinking; understanding the interconnections between specific fields within management and understanding of how the theoretical knowledge can be applied in practice.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- student preparations for lectures
- case study
- seminar paper
- written (and/or oral) exam (60%)
- seminar paper (40%)