Basics of Administration

Course titleBasics of Administration
Chair of Administrative Law and Administrative Sciences
Number of ECTS credits6 Boris Bakota
Office AddressRadićeva 13 5-17
Telephone+385 31 224 507 Jelena Dujmović Bocka
Office AddressRadićeva 13 Kabinet V
Telephone+385 31 224 507
Course content

1. Management as an administrative organization and as management 2. Development of administration 3. Administration in the political system 4. Bureaucratic power 5. Means of political control of the administration 6. Personnel policy 7. Official ethics 8. Planning in the administration 9. Leadership in the administration 10. Communications in the administration 11. Procedures in the administration 12. Supervision in the administration 13. Administration and corruption 14. Citizens in the public administration system 15. Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Croatia 16. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia 17. Ministry of Defense 18. Ministry of Finance 19. Ministry of Justice 20. Local self-government and decentralization 21. Modernization and Europeanization of Croatian public administration 22. Human resources management 23. European administrative area 24. Public services 25. Public management 26. Comparative public administration 27. Contemporary administrative doctrines 28. Theory of organization 29. Management of the decentralization process 30. Multilevel administration and regional administration 31. E-administration

Course learning outcomes

After passing the course, students are expected to be able to: 1. define and explain basic terms in public administration 2. recognize the role of administration in society, which is determined by general social development, 3. understand the role of citizens in administration, 4. explain the tendency of administrative organizations to grow, the tendency towards differentiation (disaggregation) administrative organizations, tendency towards professionalization of administration, tendency towards limitation coercion in administration and the tendency towards computerization of administration, 5. evaluate the role of people in the administration (administrative officers in administrative organizations, political officials in the administration, official system, salary system in the administration, promotion system in the administration), 6. clarify the concept of material assets, their form and regime of disposal, 7. define the function of leadership in administrative organizations, public management, leadership tasks in administrative organizations, task lists of managers, management and leadership in administrative organizations, 8. clarify the filling of administrative organizations with managerial staff, 9. analyze the development of public administration in Croatia and public administration reforms, 10. to support the acquired theoretical knowledge with examples from practice, etc.,

☑ Lectures
☐ Seminars and workshops
☐ Exercises
☑ Independent tasks
☑ Multimedia and internet
☑ Distance education
☑ Office hours
☐ Laboratory
☑ Field work
☑ Mentoring work
☑ Knowledge test
☑ Oral exam
☑ Written exam
☑ Colloquium
Required reading
Pusić, Eugen. Nauka o upravi. 2002. Školska knjiga
Pusić, Eugen. Upravni sistemi, svezak I. 1985. Pravni fakultet Zagreb
Pusić, Eugen. Hrvatska središnja državna uprava i usporedni upravni sustav. 1977. Školska knjiga
Koprić, Ivan i sur.. Europski upravni prostor. 2012. Institut za javnu upravu
Optional reading