PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION I.:
Public Administration I.
Chair of Administrative Science
Public Administration I.
Study: Public administration - 1. semester
Code: 110914
ECTS: 7.0
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. Jasmina Džinić
doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić
Lecturers: dr. sc. Iva Lopižić - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 21. 04. 2020.
  • 02. 06. 2020.
  • 16. 06. 2020.
  • 30. 06. 2020.
  • 01. 09. 2020.
  • 15. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Public Administration I. Public administration - 1. semester
7.0 110914
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

Thursday 14.30-16.00

Ćirilometodska 4, room 32
doc. dr. sc. Jasmina Džinić

Thursdays at 16:00-17:30h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 3a
doc. dr. sc. Teo Giljević

Thursday at 11:30-13:00h

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 3b
doc. dr. sc. Romea Manojlović Toman

Thursdays 13.30-15h.

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

Tuesdays at 15:30-17:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 42
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
dr. sc. Iva Lopižić (Lectures)

Wednesdays at 15:00-16:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 43
Literature
Koprić I., Marčetić G., Musa A., Đulabić V., Lalić Novak G.; Upravna znanost - Javna uprava u suvremenom europskom kontekstu; Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2014), str. 1-21, 27-72
Prezentacije s predavanja;
Description
Introduction: definition of public administration. Development of public administration. Administrative organization and of management. Administrative systems (territorial, functional and associative). Development of studying administration. Development of administration: tendencies of growth, differentiation, professionalization, limitation of coercion and informatization. Citizens in relation to administration. Influence of the development of political systems on the development and position of state and public administration. Political supervision of administration. Position of public administration in contemporary political systems. Democratic and non-democratic (bureaucratic) political systems and public administration. Organization and organizational structure. Process of organization. Reorganisation. Organization theory development. Organizational technology and environment. Communication network. Organizational culture. Communication in administration. E-Government. Standardization: administrative procedures. Budgetary funding. Strategic and tactical planning. Leadership in administration. Control in administration. Public administration reforms. Administrative doctrines. Introduction of economic and market principles in administration. Quality of public services. Charters in public sphere.
Exam dates
21. 04. 2020.
02. 06. 2020.
16. 06. 2020.
30. 06. 2020.
01. 09. 2020.
15. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

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

1. Recognise basic characteristics of modern administrative processes and structures, as well as historical development and modern role of public administration withj regard to politics, citizens and society in general

2. Define basic concepts of public administration, such as administrative organisation, public affairs, governance, public management, public services

3. Explain historical development of public administration study

4. Recognise and describe the difference between administrative doctrine and administrative theory

5. Identify and describe trends in social development and explain how they affect the work of public administration. Indicate modern trends in the development of administration

6. Explain the influence of the development of political systems on the development and position of public administration, and recognise non-democratic forms of political power, especially bureaucratic one

 

Application

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

1. Interpret basic characteristics of public administration

2. Interpret basic administrative doctrines that occur as a result of the need for the improvement of administrative practice

3. Apply acquired knowledge about social phenomena to the explanation of historical and modern elements of administrative development

4. Demonstrate the application of means of political surveillance of administration in preventing the occurrence of non-democratic and bureaucratic forms of political power

 

Analysis

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

1. Distinguish and categorise parts of public administration - state administration, territorial self-government and public services

2. Analyse mutual influences of the development of administration and current social processes, especially globalisation, European integration, post-socialist transition, urbanisation, regionalisation and decentralisation

3. Demonstrate the conditionality of the development of roles that citizens may find themselves in relation towards the administration in the stages of the development of society and public administration, such as civil-democratic revolutions, industralisation of society, appearance of the welfare state, modern managerial reforms etc.

4. Analyse possibilities of the influence of the means of political control on administrative organisations, so that its activity is restricted in advance on one hand, and the adjustment of the work of administration with the political, legal and technical criteria is determined on the other

5. Examine if the application of political control can prevent the occurrence of non-democratic (bureaucratic) forms of political power

6. Compare different doctrinary approaches in the development of public administration study

 

Synthesis

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

1. Organise all basic concepts and characteristics of public administration

2. Formulate basic principles of the operation and functioning of public administration in modern context

3. Construct the explanation of dynamic and complex development of public administration by comparing different phenomena in social and political development of modern states

4. Propose elements of openness of administration to public scrutiny which could strengthen the position and role of citizens towards the administration

 

Evaluation

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

1. Reexamine specific features of public management in relation to the management process as an activity cobnducted in any joint activity of people, and in particular to be able to assess which management activities reflect modern understanding

2. Compare the parts of public administration and basic administrative systems and select their specific features

3. Evaluate the influence of different social and political factors on the development and changes of public administration

Practical and Generic Skills:

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

1. connect the phases in social and political development with the trends in public administration development

2. publicly present acquired learning outcomes

3. develop communication skills

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge is tested by written and oral examinations. Preparation of a presentation is optional, but it is additionally evaluated.

Written examination consist of the reproduction of acquired knowledge and its understanding.

Oral examination consist of testing application and analysis of acquired knowledge.