ORGANISATION OF ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES:
Organisation of Administration and Social Services
Chair of Administrative Science
Organization of Public Administration and Social Services
Study: Social Work - 6. semester
Code: 36680
ECTS: 3.0
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
dr. sc. Nikola Popović , doc. art. - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 21. 04. 2020.
  • 09. 06. 2020.
  • 23. 06. 2020.
  • 07. 07. 2020.
  • 08. 09. 2020.
  • 22. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Organization of Public Administration and Social Services Social Work - 6. semester
3.0 36680
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
dr. sc. Nikola Popović , doc. art. (Lectures)
Literature
Koprić I., Marčetić G., Musa A., Đulabić V., Lalić Novak G.; Upravna znanost - Javna uprava u suvremenom europskom kontekstu; Zagreb: Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu. (2014), str. 1-26, 27-51, 60-64, 64-66, 72-77, 77-78, 79-82, 90-104, 104-107, 114-123, 133-142, 142-161, 177-193, 193-196, 215-246, 247-249, 260-270, 276-288, 296-307, 314-330, 345-355
Vedran Đulabić; Socijalne službe u konceptu službi od općeg interesa; Revija za socijalnu politiku (2007), str. 137-162
Eugen Pusić; Država i državna uprava; Zagreb: Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu i Društveno veleučilište u Zagrebu. (2007), str. 310-329
Description
The course introduces students to the manner in which public administration is organised in the Republic of Croatia, with its organisation, scope of its activity, procedures and manners of supervision, as well as the liability of subjects that perform administrative tasks. Students acquire knowledge about the values of the public sector, distribution of public affairs and modern doctrines of administrative reform models.
Course description
- Basic conceptual issues of public administration
- Public administration in society
- Relationship between citizens and administration
- Administration and political system
- Territorial administrative systems
- Functional administrative systems
- Associative administrative systems
- Organisation and civil servants
- Methods of management in public administration
- State administration in Croatia
- Public services in Croatia
- Administrative reforms and modernisation of Croatian public administration
- Performing social services
- Welfare state
-Europeanisation of public administration
Exam dates
21. 04. 2020.
09. 06. 2020.
23. 06. 2020.
07. 07. 2020.
08. 09. 2020.
22. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

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

- understand the meaning of public administration and explain basic tendencies of its development

- describe and explain the position of public administration in social and political environment and understand the changes in the role of public administration, from those executing political decisions to the preparation of public policies

- understand the structure, organisation and functioning of the state administration, local and regional self-government in general and in the Republic of Croatia

- understand modern trends in the development of public services (privatisation, liberalisation, marketisation etc.) and explain the social model of services of general interest developed in the EU documents

- describe and explain basic elements of civil service system and institutes of civil servants' law, and define basic concepts of human potentials' management in public administration

- describe and understand the influence of modern administrative doctrines on changes in administration and recognise the influence of process of Europeanization and European intregration on the organisation and operation of public administration in Croatia

- identify legal rules that regulate organisation and system of Croatian public administration and recognise measures for reform and modernisation of Croatian public administration.

 

Application

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

- interpret key features and basic tendencies of the development of administration

- apply different approaches for the study of public administration

- interpret the influence of administrative doctrines and the process of Europeanization on changes in public administration

- use acquired knowledge about civil service system and public services in eveyday work

- demonstrate and interpret basic legal rules that regulate the organisation and operation of Croatian public administration

 

Analysis

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

- analyse the position and role of public administration in society

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

- distinguish methods of management in public and private sector

- analyse modern trends in the development of public services and categorise them in accordance with acquis communitaire

- compare and differentiate economic and non-econmic public services and the position of providers and users, as well as the role of public authorities in both categories of services

- connect reform measures with social, political and economic relations that caused them

 

Synthesis

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

- construct elementary explanations for key concepts in public administration and trends of its development

- create elementary solutions for typical problems of organisation of administrative system and individual administrative organisations

- formulate advantages and disadvantages of different modalities of performing public services

- propose elementary changes of legal rules that regulate the system of Croatian public administration

 

Evaluation

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

- judge the trends in further development of public administration

- examine the operation of administrative organisations on all levels of the administrative system using different theoretical approaches

- assess the position of public administration in its social, political and economic environment

- assess the influence of modern administrative doctrines and the process of Europeanization on changes in Croatian public administration

- evaluate the adequacy of legal regulation of Croatian public administration..

Practical and Generic Skills:

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

1. publicly present acquired learning outcomes and develop communication skills

2. actively monitor and analyse the position of public administration and understand themethods of management in the public sector

3. efficiently collectsic features and reform measures in the area of public administration

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge is tested by mid-term examinations, written and oral examinations.