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MGX9270

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Linda McGuire

Synopsis

This unit examines management in the public sector in Australia and internationally and the impact of public sector reform. It considers theoretical explanations of reform and implementation in practice. The focus is on identifying and analysing practical issues facing public managers. Australia is considered an international leader in public sector reform and practical illustrations are drawn from Australian and international experience.

Objectives

Our students will be able to:

  1. identify and explain the theoretical foundations of public sector reforms
  2. evaluate the effectiveness of public sector reforms in practice
  3. identify and analyse the knowledge, skills and abilities required by contemporary public managers.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Linda McGuire

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 0105, 0319, 2099, 2778, 1065, 3801, 1506, 2643, 2642, 0028 or 1822 or seek Chief Examiner's approval before undertaking this unit.