PADM 5458

PADM 5458

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

The purpose of this experiential learning seminar is to provide graduate students with an introduction to the scholarly development of comparative public administration, as well as criteria for comparison in public leadership, accountability/transparency, political participation, and the interaction of culture, politics, and public management. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of new public management and digital-era governance principles, as well as contemporary strategies for paradiplomacy and urban competitiveness. This course requires a program fee of $2000 to participate.

When Offered Fall.

Fees Course fee: TBA.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: EMPA students.

  • Students will debate opportunities and challenges associated with comparative research in public administration.
  • Students will discuss public administration initiatives with senior officials in San Jose, Costa Rica, and engage in site visits to these initiatives.
  • Students will apply comparative best practices in public administration to their own academic/professional activities.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: PADM 5455

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 12094 PADM 5458   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 12095 PADM 5458   FLD 801

    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • O'Toole, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class requires a field trek to San Jose, Costa Rica, November 13-18, 2022.