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PADM 112 Foundations of Public Administration

Effective date: September 2020

Students will examine frameworks of Canadian governments, including Indigenous, municipal, provincial and federal governments, and explore principles of managing within governments. Students will review the internal operations and external environments in which public sector and community-based managers must operate, including the impact of politics on decision-making.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours per week over 7 weeks
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

PADM 211 Planning in Government

Effective date: September 2020

Students will examine issues relevant to public sector and community-based management and are introduced to strategic planning processes. Briefing notes and other tools will be used to execute these plans and applied to the examination of community and public sector based issues.

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Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours per week over 7 weeks, standard and blended learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

PADM 227 Government Services

Effective date: September 2020

Students will study the design, delivery, and management of government services at several levels of government. Viewing services through the planning, assurance, and control cycle, students evaluate the effects of digital government and the transition of public policy into services.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours per week over 7 weeks, standard and blended learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

PADM 230 Public Finance in Canada

Effective date: September 2020

Students will examine finance functions in all levels of government in Canada. They will be introduced to the responsibilities of public finance, and discuss major funding sources, budgeting, and expenditures for government programs. Key issues in public finance are explored.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours per week over 7 weeks, standard and blended learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

PADM 240 Administrative Law in Canada

Effective date: September 2020

Students will examine the principles of administrative law at all levels of Canadian government, including Indigenous governments. Legal principles of administrative law with reference to Canada’s constitutional law, including the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, will be addressed. Other relevant legislation may be explored. Students will discuss the nature, role, and function of tribunals, along with the principles of Natural Justice and judicial review.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours per week over 7 weeks, standard and blended learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

PADM 260 Multi-Party Decisions in Government

Effective date: September 2020

Students are introduced to the complexity of decision making in governments as a process that may involve private, public and/or Indigenous rights and interests. Students will develop the skills necessary to effectively manage and influence decision-making processes with multiple stakeholders.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours over 7 weeks; standard and blending learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration, Managing for Government, Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

PADM 290 Current Issues in Public Administration

Effective date: September 2020

Students will integrate and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for successful leadership in the field of Public Administration. Through the exploration of trends and issues facing all levels of government in Canada, including Indigenous governments, students will apply knowledge of professional ethics, roles, community engagement and consultation. Students are encouraged to pursue individual areas of interest related to a contemporary or emerging issue.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
6 lecture hours over 7 weeks; standard and blending learning
Related programs
Local Government Administration; Managing for Government; Public Administration
Tuition
$262.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

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