Lecture 1. Course Introduction
- Course introduction
- Course requirements
- Simulation: Creating internal payment scheme for public officials in HCM
- Daron Acemoglu, What makes a country rich? MIT (2009)
- Tony Bovaird & Elke Löffler, Chapter 1
Resolution Nr. 03/NQ-HDND HCM dated 16/03/2018: Task assignment for 07 groups to develop policy options for creating internal payment scheme for public officials in HCMC.
Lecture 2. The concept of Public Governance
- Public Governance vs. State Management
- The Cores of Public Governance
- Introduction of WGI, PAPI, and Justice Index
- Tony Bovaird & Elke Löffler, Chapter 13, 15.
This course is an elective full summer semester course. The course accounts for 04 credits, including 22 working sessions, including 18 lectures and 4 sessions for presentation and discussion of students' report assignment (20 September 2018). Each lecture consists of two teaching units, each of which is 45 minutes. The course provides students with knowledge about democratic institutions badly needed for a good governance. Besides state and state building, focusing on administrative reform, the course discusses the role of legislative oversight, public participation, and the role of social sector (civil society, media, and social network).
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able:
- To understand the importance and implications of governance to public policy;
- To participate in and contribute to the public policy process from public governanceperspectives;
- To analyze, synthesize, think critically about public policy problems from publicgovernance perspectives;
- To articulate and apply legal principles to analyzing public policy issues from publicservice perspective;
- To communicate and interact productively with policy stakeholders;
- To participate in public discourse and policy discussion on public service reform frompublic governance perspectives.