0852 Development Planning and Assessment of the Public Policies' Impacts
- 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: Stanka Setnikar Cankar, PhD and Mitja Durnik, PhD
1. Objectives and competences
- critical thinking and analytical solution of complex problems in the field of development policies
- understanding the importance of public administration in planning development public policies
- obtaining a broad range of skills for planning future development in the community or at the state level
- using acquired knowledge solving practical problems within community
- understanding differences between conventional approaches resolving economic issues and approaches that are used to revitalize disadvantaged communities
- understanding and application of advanced methods and techniques of policy analysis and approaches to development
- Conventional approaches to development polices
- Heterodox response
- The tasks of public administration in development policies
- Four generations of public policies' evaluation
- Models of evaluation of public policies
- Methodological approaches to the evaluation of public policies
- Effectiveness or failure of combined methods?
- Alternative models of development
- The "CED" approach in Canada
- The modern state at the time of the crisis: The Covid-19 case
- Evulation og health policies
- Modern migrations
- Vintar, M, Aristovnik, A., Todorovski., L. (Ured.). (2013). Sodobni pristopi, metrike in kazalniki za spremljanje in vrednotenje javnih politik. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo, str. 43-62 (20 strani).
- Cankar, F., Setnikar-Cankar, S., Deutsch, T.(2015). Razvoj družbe in nove prakse učenja. V: CANKAR, F. (Ured.), DEUTSCH, T. (Ured.). Mladi, šola in izzivi prihodnosti: razvoj ustvarjalnosti in inovativnosti kot sestavin podjetniške naravnanosti in spretnosti v osnovni šoli. (1. izd.). Ljubljana: Zavod RS za šolstvo, str. 9-26 (14 strani).
- Mrak, M., Bauchmueller, R. & McClure, P. (2013). Fiscal Impact Assessment of Structural Reforms, Case Studies on South East Europe, Center of Excellence in Finance. Ljubljana, str. 177-204 (27 strani).
- Nagel., S.S. 2018. Public Policy Evaluation: Making Super-Optimum Decisions. Routledge (361 strani) (cca 100 strani).
- Lodge, M, Page, E.C., Balla, S.J. (Eds.). (2015). The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Public Policy and Administration. Oxford: Oxford University Press (672 strani) (cca 150 strani).
4. Intended learning outcomes
- Knowledge and Understanding: Students will learn about modern trends in planning the development of society and the impact of different policies to achieve the outlined strategy and objectives.
- Using case studies they will gain specific knowledge of the mentioned areas and compare experiences in Slovenia and abroad.
- Ability to make decisions based on data and policy content;
- Ability to advise on the basis of data and policy content.
- Students will understand broader political and administrative processes.
5. Learning and teaching methods
- practical work
- use of e-communication tools to solve practical problems
- field trip (visiting institutions at the national level)
- seminar paper
- group presentations
- problem based learning
Type (examination, oral, coursework, project):
- written or oral exam (50%)
- coursework and active class participation (20%)
- seminar work (30%)