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Public policy analysis and problem solving 800


 
Module code OXA 800
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content
  • Key concepts in public policy formulation and implementation
  • Participants (role players) in policy formulation
  • Key concepts in public policy analysis and implementation
  • Ethics and policy analysis
  • Approaches to policy analysis (A typology) Models for policy analysis
  • Policy analysis as a process: A general overview
  • Policy analysis as a process: Identifying problems and determining objectives for research
  • Policy analysis as a process: Cost effectiveness, alternative options and determination of cost Forecasting and policy analysis
  • Methods and techniques in policy analysis: An overview Acceptance and implementations of policy proposals Monitoring and evaluation of policy outcomes
  • Pitfalls and limitations of policy analysis
  • Design sectoral specific policies to achieve policy objectives
  • Direct and control the implementation of sectoral specific policy and limitations of policy analysis
  • Problem solving and techniques
Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 contact week per year
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Public Management and Administration
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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