Public Policy Process, Procedures and Methods

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Public Policy Process, Procedures and Methods

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE

    • To prepare students to understand the nature and role of Public Policy at solving social problems.
    • To show why it is important to study public policy.
    • To give insight on the theories and models used for Public Policy-making.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Understanding of procedures, methods and techniques in Public Policy-making.
    • Advanced knowledge and insight as to why some policy programmes and projects fail or achieve success.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Arrangements for determining, implementing, analysing and evaluating policy.
    • Creation of efficient and effective work procedures.
    • Methods and time studies.
    • Work programming.
    • Other technological aids (tools) and processes for the improvement of work methods and procedures.