Current Issues in Public Administration

Course Code: PPA 5002

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to assess and discuss current issues affecting Canadian public administration and examine how those issues are addressed from a public management perspective. The course uses these issues to explore subjects such as electoral reform, ministerial responsibility, administrative accountability, intergovernmental relations and citizen-centred government. The course also includes a major studio component where students learn how governments deal with current issues of the day.