Problems of Decentralization and Local Government Reform

Major: Public Administration
Code of subject: 8.281.00.M.032
Credits: 3.00
Department: Department of public administration and public service
Semester: 4 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: The result of the educational discipline is: - learn the cause-and-effect relationships of the need for public administration reform; - to understand the essence of the phenomenon of decentralization, to know its role in reforming the state administration system; - master the powers of officials of public administration bodies of various administrative and territorial levels; - to identify problems hindering reform processes, to find out the root causes of their occurrence; - to know the participants in the reform of public administration and understand their interests; - justify the decision to promote the reform of state administration and local self-government in the context of your scientific research.
Required prior and related subjects: Previous: Classical and modern theories of public administration Methodology of scientific research Communications in science and intellectual property Philosophical problems of science The following: Teaching methods in higher education. Academic writing in Ukrainian and English Management of scientific proje
Summary of the subject: The academic discipline studies: principles, methods, scientific approaches in matters of redistribution of powers between state administration bodies, local self-government bodies and public institutions in relation to the organization of life activities of territorial communities.
Assessment methods and criteria: The main organizational forms of education are lectures, seminar classes, independent work, performance of individual educational and practical tasks and control measures. Students are encouraged to independently work on literature and complete individual tasks. Final assessment for all components – 100 points (of which 20 – current control, 20 – INPZ, 60 – exam Students' educational activities are evaluated taking into account: - current control: presentation at seminar classes using multimedia means of presentation of the material - evaluation criteria are: degree of processing of the problem (up to 5 points); correspondence of the content to the topic of the task (up to 5 points); submission of material (up to 5 points); ability to argue (up to 5 points); - implementation of the INPZ - the evaluation criteria are: compliance of the content of the covered material with the INPZ topic - up to 10 points; the ability to analyze and summarize the studied material - up to 5 points; illustrating an example in the application of theoretical material - up to 5 points. - final testing – the correctness of the answers is the assessment criteria.
Recommended books: 1. Yu.I. Hanushchak Territorial organization of power: directions of change / under the editor-in-chief of state management, prof. Kuibidy V.S. [Monograph]. – Lviv: Astrolyabia Publishing House, 2013. – 166 p. 2. Drobot I.O. Guaranteeing local self-government in Ukraine: theoretical and methodological aspect: Monograph. - Lviv: LRIDU NADU, 2010. - 312 p. 3. Peculiarities of public management and administration: Study guide / Bakumenko V. D., Bondar I. S., Gornyk V. G., Shpachuk V. V. - K.: KNUKiM, 2016. - 167 p. 4. Resource provision of the united territorial community and its marketing: training. manual / [G. A. Borshch, V. M. Vakulenko, N. M. Grynchuk, etc.] - K.: - 2017. - 107 p.