The purpose of this course is to expose graduate students enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration program to the significant legal issues that have practical significance in the management and operations of public sector departments, agencies and initiatives. The course will focus on select aspects of public sector governance with particular emphasis on human resource management and employment. Students will be expected to apply the knowledge they learn from the course materials and lectures to problems and assignments that could typically arise in a public administration setting.
COURSE CONTENT AND APPROACH
The course will be delivered through a series of lectures and class discussion. It is anticipated that the lectures will be delivered by both the course instructor and guest speakers that are members of the public sector or other professionals providing professional services to various public sector stakeholders.