Public Policy and Program Administration

This course deals with public policy formulation and implementation. It includes national leadership and the changing role of government as well as administration in the implementation of public programs stipulated in dynamic public policies. Specifically, this course recognizes the processes involved in policy-making, the aspects and factors which affect policy-making, the trends and basic practices of making policies. It also translates the distinct roles and functions of policy-making institutions into a more vivid understanding of their existence and the interplay of their policy outputs. The first part of this course is an overview of the intricacies of policy formulation as affected by significant factors and considerations. The other part is focused on the implementation of promulgated international and national policies as to what kind of programs and projects are created based from the existing operational policies nations have and most specifically this country.