Ethos of Public Administration

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ethos of Public Administration

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Social Policy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    This module will prepare students to understand the history, nature and characteristics, guidelines of and environment of public administration.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Understanding of the ethos public administration.
    • Knowledge of the environment within which public administration takes place.
    • Firm foundation as a point of departure for further study of the subject of Public Administration.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Nature and functions of public administration.
    • History of public administration.
    • Environment within which public administration takes place.
    • Guidelines for public administration.
    • Participants in public administration.
    • Public administration as a social science