Public Administration (State-Institutions-Governance)

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Module Title: Public Administration (State-Institutions-Governance)

 

· Type of Module:

 

PC (Prescribed Core Module)

Χ

PS (Prescribed Stream Module)

ES (Elective Stream Module)

E (Elective Module)

 

· Level of Module

POST-GRADUATE

2ND

· Year of Study

Spring

· Semester

6

· Number of credits allocated

 

· Name of lecturer / lecturers :

 

CHRISTOS A. LADIAS AND AIKATERINI KOKKINOU

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· Description:

 

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (STATE, INSTITUTIONS, GOVERNANCE)

The main scope of the module ‘PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (STATE, INSTITUTIONS, GOVERNANCE)’ focuses on the main principles of public administration, both in theoretical and applied level. Within this module, students will study the analysis of pubic administrative planning and actions, along with the definitions of public strategic management in public organizations, modern tools of strategic management, planning, implementation, control and assessment, of the actions and interrelations among public organizations, as well as modern methods and tools of public administration. More specifically, this module focuses on topics, such as: Definition of Public and State, Structure and Policies of the State, Constitution, Parliament and Political System, Political Parties, Governance and E-Governance, both in Greece and European Union, focusing both in policies planning, case-studies and best practices from Greece and European Union.

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· Prerequisites:

 

NONE

 

· Module Contents (Syllabus):

 

1.     Definition of Public and State,

2.     Structure and Policies of the State,

3.     Constitution,

4.     Parliament

5.     Political System,

6.     Political Parties,

7.     Governance and E-Governance, both in Greece and European Union

 

Recommended Reading:

 

Α) Principal Reference:

 

1.     Κτιστάκη, Σ. : Εισαγωγή στη Δημόσια Διοίκηση, εκδ. Παπαζήση, 2014.

2.     Μπαμπαλιούτας, Λ. : Το σύγχρονο θεσμικό πλαίσιο της ελληνικής δημόσιας διοίκησης, Τόμος Β', εκδ. Σάκκουλα (Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη), 2013.

3.     Μπαμπαλιούτας, Λ.  και Μητσόπουλος, Κ.: Ευρωπαϊκή Ολοκλήρωση και περιφερειακή πολιτική της Ε.Ε., εκδ. Σάκκουλα (Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη).

4.     Λαδιάς, Χ. (2013) Θεσμικό πλαίσιο Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης.

5.     Λαδιάς, Χ. (2014) Ειδικά Θέματα Τοπικής Αυτοδιοίκησης, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης.

 

Β) Additional References:

 

6.     Γέροντας, Απ., Λύτρας, Σ., Παυλόπουλος, Π., Σιούτη, Γ. , Φλογαΐτης Σ. (2010), Διοικητικό Δίκαιο, Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη: Σάκκουλα.

7.     Ράικος, Δ. (2006), Δημόσια Διοίκηση και Διαφθορά, Αθήνα –Θεσσαλονίκη: Σάκκουλα.

8.     Τάχος, Α. (2005), Ελληνικό Διοικητικό Δίκαιο, Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη: Σάκκουλα.

9.     Μιχαλόπουλος, Ν. (2010), Η δημόσια διοίκηση στην εποχή των αποτελεσμάτων, Αθήνα: Παπαζήση.

10.     Ραμματά, Μ. (2011), Σύγχρονη  ελληνική δημόσια διοίκηση:  ανάμεσα στη γραφειοκρατία και το μάνατζμεντ, Αθήνα: Κριτική.

11.     Αποστολάκης, Ι., Λουκής, Ε., Χάλαρης, Ι. (2008) Hλεκτρονική Δημόσια Διοίκηση – Οργάνωση, Τεχνολογία και Εφαρμογές. Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση.

12.     Bryson, J. (2011), Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement, Jossey-Bass.

13.     Mintzberg, H. (2013), Strategy Process: Concepts, Contexts, Cases, Pearson Education Limited.

14.     Poister, H. T. (2003), Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Jossey-Bass

15.     Organization for Economic Co-Operation & Development (OECD) (2003) The e-Government Imperative. Paris, France.

16.     Commission of the European Communities (2006) i2010 eGovernment Action Plan: Accelerating eGovernment in Europe for the Benefit of All”, COM (2006) 173, Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Brussels.

 

· Teaching Methods:

 

LECTURES

 

· Assessment Methods:

 

WRITTEN EXAMS

 

 

· Language of Instruction:

 

GREEK

 


· Module Objective (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences):

 

Completing this module lectures, students will have gained:

1.     studying the analysis of pubic administrative planning and actions,

2.     defining public strategic management in public organizations,

3.     accessing modern tools of strategic management,

4.     defining planning, implementation, control and assessment in public organizations

5.     accessing modern methods and tools of public administration

6. focusing both in policies planning, case-studies and best practices from Greece and European Union.