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

  • DEČMAN, Mitja (2016). Informacijski sistemi v upravi, prosojnice. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
  • VINTAR, Mirko, GRAD, Janez (ur.) (2004). E-uprava: izbrane razvojne perspektive, izbrana poglavja. Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana.
  • PAVLIHA, M., JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, B. (2002): Zakon o elektronskem poslovanju in elektronskem podpisu (ZEPEP) : s komentarjem (izbrana poglavja, 80 str.).  GV založba, 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.
  • Zborniki posvetovanj SMARTDOC, Dnevi slovenske infomratike, 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).
  • Vsebine v spletni učilnici

4. Intended learning outcomes

  • student proficient 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
  • e-learning

6. Assessment

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

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 %).