UNIMAK BSc in Public Administration and Management Course

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UNIMAK BSc in Public Administration and Management Course

UNIMAK BSc in Public Administration and Management Course – see details below:

BACHELOR OF ARTS

DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT (PAM)

This is a four year program/course that aims to combine theory, practical and research geared to award a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration and Management from the University of Makeni.

This programme extends to students the opportunity to learn key principles in public Administration and Management and ensures that practical knowledge is ac- quired during the course of study including internship and research of student’s choice and location of engagement within Sierra Leone.

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATION-REQUIREMENT

(a)An applicant must be a holder of five WASSCE credits including English. In exceptional cases, a holder of Four WASSCE with H.T.C will be admitted.

(b)OTHER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants from non-English speaking countries must present evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English.

OBJECTIVES / LEARNING OUTCOMES

(a)By the end of the programme, the student would have built a sound academic and professional background in the discipline of Public Administration.

(b)Equip the efficient and effective beneficiaries with the required tools, relevant skills and techniques to withstand complex challenges of Public Administration in developing countries as well as developed countries.

STUDENT ASSESSMENT:

a)Continuous Assessment: continuous assessment is done throughout the semester. This include submitted written assignments, class tests, attendance etc. this constitutes 30% of the course.

b)End of Semester Examination: each student is required to sit for an end of the semester examination. This constitutes 70% of the total mark for each course.

c)Internship Assessment: each student, at the end of the second semester examination is required to go for two months internship in various administ rative institu- tions for practice and experience. This constitutes 20% of the assessment in the final year of the course after submission of a report paper.

d)Research Paper: Each student is required to conduct research and write a research paper. This constitutes 20% of the final grade.

PROGRAM EVALUATION

COURSE OUTLINE: B.A. IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

YEAR 1.

1ST SEMESTER

2ND SEMESTER

1.

Introduction to Public Administration and Management.

1.

Public Personnel Management

2.

Management Principles

2.

Corporate Strategy

3.

Basic Accounting

3.

Communication skill II

4.

Introduction to University Studies

4.

Business Statistics

5.

Basic Mathematics

5.

Basic computer and Internet

6.

Fundamentals of Ethics

6.

Phenomenology of Religion

7.

Communication Skills I

7.

Logic and Critical Thinking

8.

Social Research Methodology

8.

Business Management (Introduction)

9.

Classical and modern political thoughts

9

Business economics

10

Office administration

YEAR 2

1st SEMESTER

2ND SEMESTER

1.

Local Government and Public Participation

1.

Leadership and Communication

2.

Executive Communication

2.

Introduction to political Science

3.

Entrepreneurship

3.

Social policy and Development

4.

Micro-(Business) Economics

4.

Public finance

5.

Communication Skills III

5.

Communication skills IV

6.

Research Methodology

6.

Macro-Economics

7.

Integral Development of Mankind.

7.

Business Law

8.

Classical and Modern Political thoughts.

8.

Financial Management

9.

Principles of Public Finance.

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YEAR 3

1ST SEMESTER

2ND SEMESTER

1.

Principle of Public Administration and management

1.

Peace in Africa

2.

Local Government of Administration and Management.

2.

Communication Skill VI

3.

Management of Public Enterprise

3.

Micro-Finance (Introduction)

4.

Administrative Behaviour

4.

Development Economics

5.

Communication Skill V

5.

Business Plan I

6.

Management of Information System

6.

Public Sector Account

7.

Project Management

7.

Administrative Law and Policy

8.

Public Sector Accounting

8.

Tax Legislation and General principles.

YEAR 4

1ST SEMESTER

2ND SEMESTER

1.

Theory of Practice of Public Administration

1.

Public Policy Formation and Analysis

2.

Making Public Administration more Effective

2.

Decentralization of public Administration

3.

Strategic Management

3.

Risk Management

4.

Comparative Public Administration

4.

Company Law

6.

Academic Writing.

5.

Environmental Management

7.

Managerial Economics

6.

Procurement, Logistics of Supply chain management.

8.

Business Plan II

ASSESSMENT

Continuous assessment of assignments, essays, attendance, class participation, group and class presentations and final written examinations com- prise the bulk assessment. Students must pass the final exam to receive a passing grade in the course.

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