Contemporary Topics in Public Administration

Location
University of La Verne
La Verne - United States

Dates
3 weeks
January or July

Language
English


Program Theme

Public administration: efficiency, social control and strategic vision generating benefits for society.

Target

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in public management processes.

Objectives

Discuss public management topics, collaborating for the academic, professional and personal development of students. It allows to reformulate administrative practices of different spheres of government, involving human elements and management processes.

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

- Free in-person English course in California
- Assistance and documents for obtaining the American visa
- Academic preparation and logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Classes with PhDs professors from the university, with great executive experience; 
  • Two meetings with local executives within the activity grid and optional visit to the port of Los Angeles; 
  • Learn to generate benefits for society through three fundamental pillars: efficiency, social control and strategic vision; 
  • Reformulate administrative practices from different spheres of government, involving human and procedural elements of management.

 

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Contemporary Topics in Public Administration

Program Profile
Full-time classes and visits to companies
Workload
80 hours
lessons/activities/visits
Additional Activity
Business English module included in the program with 27h/lesson
Students per Classroom
From 15 to 30
students
Certification
Certificate in Executive Management - ULV and Business English - ELS
Investment
U$ 6.479 + Enrollment: U$ 90
Up to 16 installments

Content

Module 1


1st week: Foundational theories and contemporary approaches

Public Administration and Society; Organization Theory; practical applications for governance; organizational design and culture, structure of government. Company visits and Business Cases.

Module 2


2nd week: Public Personnel

Public personnel policies and public employee development; social responsibility in the leadership of public, private, and non-profit entities. Company visits and Business Cases.

Module 3


3rd week: Policy Formation, Budgeting, and Auditing

Administration of financial resources in the political environment; elaboration and implementation of budgeting; audit types and characteristics. Business Cases and Graduation Ceremony.

University of La Verne - ULV is one of the most traditional and respected American universities. Founded in 1891, it is a non-profit private institution associated with a foundation that supports students from all over the world. Located in California, 50 minutes from Los Angeles, it is in the center of the richest American state, in the city of La Verne.

Contemporary Topics in Public Administration

Profile of students who have attended this course

  • ADP
  • Ágora Cvtm
  • Amgen Biotecnológica
  • AVID Tutor
  • Banco Fibra
  • Coffey Information
  • Conterp Assessoria Contábil
  • Electrolux
  • Eurel
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Grupo CCR
  • Grupo Folks
  • Infraero
  • Natura Cosméticos
  • Secretaria Municipal da Fazenda
  • SOU Educação Corporativa
  • Unilever
  • WABCO do Brasil
  • Whirlpool Latin America
  • Youth Thinkers Society

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