Courses Catalogue

Social Sector Planning And Management

COURSE CODE: SWS3202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

It is clear that massive capital investment in modern industrial enterprise and application of modern technology alone are insufficient in dealing with social problems and social needs experienced by developing countries. It is important to deliberately formulate and implement programmes designed specifically to tackle such needs and problems. This requires social planning and social sector management. This course unit will equip social work graduates with knowledge, skills and values to plan implement/manage and evaluate interventions to meet social needs and tackle social problems to promote social development.

COURSE AIM
The course aims at imparting knowledge on the design and coordination of programs for efficient and effective social service delivery.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Deliberately design programmes to meet social needs, tackle social problems and enhance social development.
  • Have an ability to coordinate the different elements of the social sector to ensure efficient and effective social service delivery.
  • Demonstrate an ability to advocate and lobby for allocation of adequate resources to the social sector.