SOA551: Advanced Public Policy Analysis & Planning

 The aim of this module is to provide an overall understanding of policy management issues at strategic and operational levels within public organisations and as relevant to the public service.

On completion of the module students should be able to:

  • Critically engage with the nature, history and relevance of public policy management.

  • Apply the fundamentals of policy decision making and formulation for good governance.

  • Apply techniques that enable policy monitoring and evaluation.

  • Apply the policy approaches and methodologies important in sound analysis to leading to policy formulation, implementation and evaluation.