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MGX5340

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Quamrul Alam

Synopsis

The unit provides a comparative overview of international issues affecting public sector policy and management. Topics include the concept and impact of globalisation on international public policy and management; policy analysis and implementation in a changing world; management issues in international public administration and in developing countries; notions of development; and different strategies for development. Policy formulation and management practices in selected Asian countries are examined.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe the similarities and differences between public management, public policy and governance
  • analyse the relationship between the public/intergovernmental, non-profit/community and corporate sectors at the international level
  • explore the international and global dimensions of public policy, governance and management
  • explain the similarities and differences between public policy, governance and management regimes in developed world and developing world settings
  • analyse issues and problems in international public policy and management by means of Continental/regional and national case studies.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Quamrul Alam

Contact hours

3 hours per week