687 Information Systems in Public Administration

687 Information Systems in Public Administration

  • Study programme and level: University Study Programme in Administrative Information Science - 1st Cycle
  • 3rd year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Core
  • Lectures: 45
  • Tutorial: 30
  • Other forms of study: 15
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Mitja Dečman, PhD

    1. Objectives and competences

    Objectives:

    • student understands the importance and role of information systems for better public sector performance
    • student knows regulatory framework of electronic business of public administration
    • student distinguishes between basic concepts, principles and solutions of electronic business development in public sector
    • student understands functions and operation of key information systems in public administration

    Competences:

    • ability to integrate and use acquired interdisciplinary knowledge in the field of information systems in public administration with the aim of further public sector development and modernization
    • ability for effectively using information communication technologies as a fundamental platform of public administration operation and its successful integration in administration operation
    • ability to identify problems, critically analysis, synthesis and formulation proposals for better information technology solutions in public administration
    • ability to evaluate functionality, organization structure and methods of using characteristics information systems in public administration

    2. Content

    • Chronological review of informatisation development of public administration in Slovenia and elsewhere
    • Theoretical principles of information systems development in public administration
    • Informational perspective of public administration
    • Basic concepts of e-government development
    • Characteristics of e-business in public administration and e-government
    • Regulatory framework of e-business in public administration
    • Data protection regulation
    • Access to public information in terms of e-business
    • Public e-portals
    • Development of life-event portals
    • Basic information systems and registers
    • Handling of documentary material in public administration

    3. Readings

    • VINTAR, Mirko (2010). Informacijski sistemi v upravi, študijsko gradivo. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
    • VINTAR, Mirko, GRAD, Janez (ur.) (2004). E-uprava: izbrane razvojne perspektive, izbrana poglavja. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
    • Zborniki posvetovanj INDO (Informatika v državnih organih).
    • Zborniki posvetovanj Informatika v javni upravi.
    • Predpisi s področja elektronskega poslovanja uprave, varovanja osebnih podatkov in dostopa do informacij javnega značaja (Slovenija, EU).
    • Direktive EU (interoperabilnostni okvir).
    • Nacionalni interoperabilnostni okvir.
    • PAVLIHA, M., JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, B. (2002): Zakon o elektronskem poslovanju in elektronskem podpisu (ZEPEP) : s komentarjem (izbrana poglavja, 80 str.).  GV založba, Ljubljana.
    • PLIČANČIČ, S. (2005): Komentar Zakona o dostopu do informacij javnega značaja : s pravom EU in primerjalnopravno prakso (izbrana poglavja, 80 str.), Inštitut za javno upravo pri Pravni fakulteti, Ljubljana.
    • PIRC MUSAR, Nataša, BIEN KARLOVŠEK, Sonja, PETRIČ, Aleš, PRELESNIK, Mojca, KOTNIK ŠUMAH, Kristina (2006). Vse o dostopu do informacij javnega značaja za prosilce in organe zavezance : pojasnila, navodila in opisi postopkov ter zakonodajnih sprememb v priročniku (izbrana poglavja, 80 str.) Forum, Maribor.

    4. Intended learning outcomes

    • student proficients basic principles and policies of  information systems development in public administration
    • student is aware of importance and role of information systems in public administration operation
    • student is aware of about the operation of selected characteristic information systems in public administration

    5. Learning and teaching methods

    • lecture
    • practical work
    • seminar paper
    • (group) presentation

    6. Assessment

    • exam (65 %):
      • written or spoken exam (can be partially or completely passed with two mid-term exams) (50 %) +
      • individual work (5 %) +
      • partial tests (10 %)
    • seminar work, corresponding activities and oral presentation


    To get the final grade the following condition must be met:

    • Exam segment (all three parts together) must be positive (sum must more than 50 %),
    • Written or spoken exam must be positive (more than 50 %).