PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION II.:
Public Administration II.
Chair of Administrative Science
Public Administration II.
Study: Public administration - 2. semester
Code: 110921
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:
  • 28. 01. 2020.
  • 11. 02. 2020.
  • 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 II. Public administration - 2. semester
7.0 110921
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. 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; Zagreb: Pravni fakultet Sveučičišta u Zagrebu (2014), str. 79-107, 114-124, 133-142, 345-355
PPT 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
28. 01. 2020.
11. 02. 2020.
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:

- describe understanding of the concept of organisation through different directions of the theory of organisation, as well as its place in the development of cooperative systems

- identify and understand basic organisational variables - structure, technology, environment, size and culture

- recognise specific features of the public sector with regard to the private sector and understand the reasons for strengthening private initiative in the area of public administration

- identify specific features of public management modified according to specific requests of public administration with regard to private management

- define and distinguish among basic methods of administrative action: planning, management, communications, procedure and supervision

- define and explain the concept of civil servant and the development of the position of civil servants through history, and distinguish categories of persons employed in administration

- explain the reasons for reforms of public administration, and group and explain the effects of modern managerial reforms.

 

Application

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

- demonstrate specific characteristics of the public sector with regard to the private sector, and outline the reasons for strengthening of private initiative in the area of public administration

- interpret basic organisational variables, and especially structure as an integral and the most important part of every organisation

- apply basic methods of administrative action necessary for training future administrative experts

- use acquired knowledge about the structure and functioning of public administration for understanding the need for reforms of public administration.

 

Analysis

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

- compare and connect different theoretical approaches to the study of public administration and administrative organisations

- categorise dimensions in which the public and private sector differ

- analyse specific feature of public management in its modern understanding with regard to traditional administrative operation

- indicate characteristic features of civil servants and compare different understandings, employment status and the development of the role of civil servants

- analyse the reasons for reforms of public administration in general, and examine the need and reasons for the implementation of administrative reform in Croatia

- differentiate the effects of modern managerial reforms and indicate negative consequences brought by the implementation of measures iof this type of public administration reform.

 

Synthesis

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

- find elementary solutions for problems in public administration and management

- construct an analysis of basic principles of activity and functioning of public administration

- formulate and organise basic components of the management cycle in an organisation

- propose reform measures which should lead to acceleration and greater flexibility of the Croatian system of administration.

 

Evaluation

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

- reexamine specific features of public management with regard to management in the private sector

- reexamine activity of administrative organisations on all levels using different theoretical approaches

- compare basic organisational variables - structure, technology, environment, size and culture

- assess modern managerial reforms and their influence on the effect of administrative organisations.

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.