Courses Catalogue

Comparative Public Administration

COURSE CODE: PAD7303
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Administration, PGD
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

This course is designed for students who would later work in public organizations and private organizations of different environments. Students are introduced to the comparative approach and guided to discern what makes different systems perform better or worse.

COURSE Objectives
This course intends to:

  • Enable students gain knowledge of administration for organizational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Equip students with the applicability of public administration practices across the globe
  • Explain the practice of public administration in developed countries compared to developing countries
  • Explain the trends of development of public administration
  • Equip students with best practices of administration and management that is needed for development in today’s competitive business environment

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course unit students should be able to;

  • Apply analytical skills in public administration
  • Gain knowledge of administration for organizational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Explain the practice of public administration in developed countries compared to developing countries
  • Explain the trends of development of public administration
  • Apply Equip students with best practices of administration and management that is needed for development in today’s competitive business environment