Strategic Planning in Public Administration

Public Administration
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 15,0 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
On completion of course students should _ have gained an insight into planning and decision-making processes in public administration
- have become familiar with the planning processes and the key theoretical approaches.

Program
Planning concepts; planning history; planning types; general features of the planning process; a general overview of the Portuguese planning; the different planning approaches; analysis of Portuguese cases.

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: test and group work. Exemption from exam: weighted average mark > or = 10 grade points. Final exam: minimum mark of 10 required to pass.

Bibliography
- Ferreira, A. (2005). Gestão Estratégica de Cidades e Regiões. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Bilhim, J. (2000). Estratégia e Planeamento na Gestão e Administração Pública. Lisboa: ISCSP

Method of interaction
Lectures including case analysis. Group assignment. Theoretical and practical sessions.

Software used in class