COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - SEMINAR:
Chair of Administrative Science
Comparative Public Administration - Seminar
Comparative Public Administration - Seminar
Study: Public administration - 1. semester
Code: 116599
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić
prof. dr. sc. Gordana Marčetić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Goranka Lalić Novak
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević - Seminar
dr. sc. Iva Lopižić - Seminar
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman - Seminar
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica - Seminar
Exam dates:
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Comparative Public Administration - Seminar Public administration - 1. semester
4.0 116599
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić

Fridays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room soba 28/I. kat
prof. dr. sc. Gordana Marčetić

Thursdays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 26
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić

Fridays at 13:00-14:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 29
izv. prof. dr. sc. Goranka Lalić Novak

Mondays at 16:00-17:30h

Gundulićeva 10, room 17
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa

via e-mail amusa@pravo.hr 

Ćirilometodska 4, room 32
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić

Tuesdays at 15:30-17:00h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba Gundulićeva 10, soba 3b
Lecturer Consultations Location
doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević (Seminar)

Thursday at 11:30-13:00h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 3b
dr. sc. Iva Lopižić (Seminar)

Wednesdays at 15:00-16:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 43
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman (Seminar)

Thursdays 13.30-15h.

Gundulićeva 10, room 21/3
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica (Seminar)

Tuesdays at 15:30-17:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 42
Literature
Koprić, Ivan, Gordana Marčetić, Goranka Lalić Novak; Komparativni upravni sustavi; Institut za javnu upravu (2015)
Description
Exam dates
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

A. a. Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. summarise basic comparative methods in social sciences

2. explain basic characteristics of political-administrative systems of leading Western European and Anglo-Saxon countries (France, Germany, USA and Great Britain)

3. describe current administrative processes in countries in transition and discuss administrative reforms in the context of Europeanization and adjustment to EU standards

4. identify modern administrative doctrines and their influence on convergence of administrative systems in the world

5. recognise different aims. contents and methods of administrative reforms in Eastern European and Western European countries

6. describe reforms of local self-government and indicate the process of political decentralisation of European administrative systems

7. express similarities and differendes between civil service systems and recognise the influence of civil service law in EU countries

A.b. Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate the differences between political-administrative systems of developed Western countries

2. interpret current administrative reforms with regard to the type of political-administrative system and administrative tradition of individual countries

3. illustrate the influence of the European Union on the convergence of adminstrative systems in countries in transition

4. select and apply certain comparative experience in Croatian administrative organisations

5. use acquired knowledge in the implementation of EU guidelines and regulations

6. outline proposals of modern methods of governance

A.c. Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. analyse institutional and organisational solutions from comparative administrative systems

2. compare and indicate specific effects of managerial reforms in Western European and Anglo-Saxon countries

3. connect common elements of modern administrative reforms and examine the level of convergence of administrative systems

4. examine the influence of pre-socialist and socialist heritage on key problems of countries in transition and the successfulness of modernisation reforms

5. differentiate between reformatory processes in developed Western countries and countries in transition

6. categorise groups of countries according to their relevant characteristics and indicate good administrative practices

A.d. Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. construct explanation of administrative models in European countries

2. make proposals for the problems of Croatian administrative system following the model of Western European countries

3. propose application of modern methods of work in administrative organisations on the state, regional and local level

4. formulate measures for the implementation of modernisation reforms in countries in transition in line with EU guidelines

5. organise performance of tasks related to the application and implementation of EU administrative standards

6. manage smaller organisational units for European integration and bilateral projects

A. e. Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

1. Estimate the influence of political-administrative system and administrative tradition on the development and reofrms of public administration

2. evaluate the scope and effect ofmodern administrative reforms in European countries

3. reexamine the scope and applicability of comparative experience and administrative models on the Croatian institutional-organisational context

4. assess the scope of Europeanization and the level of convergence of European administrative systems

5. recommend normative, organisational and personal measures on the level of Croatian administrative system

6. conclude about the trends in global administrative processes

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully mastering the course, students will be able to:

1. Publicly present and explain learning outcomes

2. Actively follow the course of administrative reforms in EU member states

3. Analyse the situation in comparative administrative systems and consider the problems and challenges of public administration on a global level

4. Critically evaluate and propose certain solutions for the Croatian public administrations system based on comparative models

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Seminar grade is formed on the basis of quality of contents of written seminar paper (50%), successfulness and usefulness of presenting the topic (15%), ability of its understanding and interpretation (15%) and satisfactory answers to teacher's and students' questions in discussion (15%).