The Public Policy Process
The course (UVIC ADMN 420) is an introduction to the policy process in the public sector. The course will include analysis of current theories of policy-making and will examine case studies from Canadian contexts. Topics include: policy formation; the policy communication process; the structural aspects of policy execution; and the human dimensions of implementation and coordination of policies in public sector organizations.
PADM 3119 (UVIC ADMN/POLI 350). Third-year standing and PADM 3109 (UVIC ADMN 310) and/or PADM 3149 (UVIC ADMN 314) are recommended.
Note: Students with credit for PADM 4659 (UVIC ADMN 465) may not take this course for further credit.
Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://publicadmin.uvic.ca.
Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.