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degree courses
Second cycle
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degree courses
School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS
Course unit
ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
ECM0013183, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/economia/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-EP2093-000ZZ-2015-ECM0013183-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge VALERIO VERGADORO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/07 Business Administration 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First trimester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 01/12/2017

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 Commissione AA 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 VERGADORO VALERIO (Presidente)
BOESSO GIACOMO (Membro Effettivo)
REBBA VINCENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge: This course is designed to provide students an overview of the main frameworks in the public management and in the “public” accounting (cash basis); a specific focus will be provided to the themes of management control system and performance measurement in public organizations.
Examination methods: Written exam
Assessment criteria: Multiple choice and open questions
Exercises
Course unit contents: Public sector and public organizations
Public governance and managerial approach to public organizations
(Public) accounting systems
Management control system in a public organization Some insights into local governments, healthcare organizations, universities
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, case study and exercises
Additional notes about suggested reading: The slides will be uploaded on the course website. Other materials might be provided or mentioned to students throughout the class.

Textbook information to be announced during class time
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)