CITY MANAGEMENT AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT:
City Management and Urban Development Management
Chair of Administrative Science
Urban Governance and Managing City Development
Study: Public administration - 1. semester
Code: 111479
ECTS: 3.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa
doc. dr. sc. Mihovil Škarica
doc. dr. sc. Tijana Vukojičić Tomić
Exam dates:
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Urban Governance and Managing City Development Public administration - 1. semester
3.0 111479
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Ivan Koprić

Fridays at 13:30-15:00h

Ćirilometodska 4, room soba 28/I. kat
izv. prof. dr. sc. Vedran Đulabić

Fridays at 13:00-14:30h

Ćirilometodska 4, room 29
izv. prof. dr. sc. Anamarija Musa

Thursday 14.30-16.00

Ćirilometodska 4, room 32
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
Literature
Pavić, Željko; Od antičkog do globalnog grada; Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu; Društveno veleučilište u Zagrebu (2001), str. 4-32
Pavić, Željko; Grad i gradski rub; Hrvatska javna uprava (2000), str. 603-638
Ivanišević, Stjepan; Europska iskustva u decentralizaciji upravljanja velikim gradovima; Hrvatska javna uprava (2008), str. 407-420
Koprić, Ivan; Decentralizacija i dobro upravljanje gradovima; Hrvatska javna uprava (2009), str. 69-78
Koprić, Ivan, Gordana Marčetić, Anamarija Musa, Vedran Đulabić, Goranka Lalić Novak; Upravna znanost: javna uprava u suvremenom europskom kontekstu; Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu - Studijsli centar za javnu upravu i javne financije (2014), str. 266-268; 272-276
Rogić Lugarić, Tereza; Financiranje velikih gradova; Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2012), str. 9-36, 99-105
Maleković Sanja, Ivana Keser, Jakša Puljiz; Nove mogućnosti za razvoj gradova u Hrvatskoj; Suradnja i razvoj u lokalnoj i regionalnoj samoupravi - Institut za javnu upravu (2015), str. 101-129
Vijeće Europe; Status glavnih gradova; Hrvatska javna uprava (2008), str. 587-630
Koprić, Ivan; Institucionalno osnaživanje glavnog i velikih gradova u Hrvatskoj u funkciji jačanja njihovog kapaciteta za regionalnu suradnju; Mjesto i uloga gradova SEE (Jugoistočne Europe) - Akademija nauka i umjetnosti Bosne i Hercegovine u razvoju međuregionalne i međudržavne suradnje u okviru Dunavske i Jadransko-jonske evropske makroregije (2016), str. 39-57
Zakon o lokalnoj i područnoj samoupravi, NN, 33/01, 60/01, 129/05, 109/07, 125/08, 36/09, 150/11, 144/12, 19/13, 137/15, 123/17); , str. čl. 18-23
Zakon o Gradu Zagrebu, NN 62/01, 125/08, 36/09, 119/14;
materijali s predavanja;
Description
The concept and typology of cities. Defining cities in normative and administrative-political practice (statistics, the United Nations, Croatian legislation). The appearance and development of town settlements (proto-urbanisation, localisation, communalisation, metropolisation). The process of urbanisation (the concept, types) . Large cities and urban agglomerations (urban areas, urban regions, continuously urbanised areas). The problems of city management (political, economic, utility, aesthetic, and ecological). Different roles of the city (political community of citizens, confederation of utility services, exponent of sustainable development, integrated urban development). Citizens participation in city management (the division of city area into smaller units - self-governing, administrative). The special status of capital cities and wider metropolitan areas. Functionalisation of the city territory (special units, special districts, ad hoc bodies). City and its surroundings (the methods of integration, monitoring, annexation of the outskirts).
Exam dates
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

A.a. Knowledge and understanding

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

1. recognise and describe different types of towns and describe historical phases in their development

2. understand the position and role of towns, cities and capitals in the systems of modern multi-level governance

3. recognise and describe problems of management of towns, continuous urban areas and modalities of connecting towns with their environment

4. describe comparative experiences about the position and regulation of towns with special emphasis on capitals and metropolitan areas

5. recognise and understand different organisational and managerial innovations in modern urban units of local self-government

6. determine and describe the situation related to town management in Croatia

7. describe and explain the role of citizens in participation in process of town management and describe modalities of such participation.

 

A.b. Application

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

1. interpret social circumstances which affect the process of urbanisation

2. illustrate different tatuses of capitals and other cities by comparative experiences from other countries

3. interpret different organisational solutions for managing continuously urbanised areas

4. used acquired knowledge about comparative models and international principles of town management for the improvement of the legal framework of functioning of towns in Croatia and for the improvement of governing practice

5. apply gained competences in managing town services

6. outline adequate modalities of citizens' participation in the town management processes in concrete circumstances.

 

A.c. Analysis

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

1. analyse social processes thatinfluence the urbanisation process.

2. distinguish and compare different statuses that individual towns have within political-administrative systems they are a part of

3. compare and analyse comparative experieces related to the organisation of town administration, connecting towns with environment and the relation between towns and wider territorial (self) government units

4. categorise modalities of citizens' participation and decision-making in the town management and development processes

5. analyse and connect international documents that regulate the position, role and modalities of town management.

 

A.d. Synthesis

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

1. formulate and communicate solutions of problems related to town management caused by spreading of urbanised areas and increasing social density in towns

2. construct elementary explanations of urban problems and challenges in the light of historical development of towns and typology of town settlements

3. propose elementary changes of legal rules that regulate organisation and scope of towns in Croatia in view of European urban gains

4. create and formulate concrete measures for town management problems

5. construct adequate practical modalities of ensuring a wider and easier citizens' participation in town management in Croatia

 

 

A.e. Evaluation

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

1. estimate further trends in the urbanisation process and creation of continuously urbanised areas

3. judge the potential of towns for overall social and economic development of wider areas

3. assess modalities of connecting towns and environment and recommend adequate modalities of such cooperation in Croatia

4. examine and evaluate legal and institutional position of towns in Croatia

5. evaluate the potential for democratism, openness and participation of the existing legal framework in Croatia.

Practical and Generic Skills:

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

1. Publicly present acquired learning outcomes

2. Create ideas and solutions for improvement of town management

3. Participate in the organisation and management of town administrations and analyse and prepare concrete measures for better management and sustainable development of towns

4. Develop problem networks and connect various stakeholders in creation, preparation and implementation of town policies and programs.

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge is tested by oral examinations.