SPP513 Implementation of Public Programs

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Imrich Vašečka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniela Jaklová Střihavková (assistant)
Bc. Lucie Mořkovská, DiS. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Libor Musil, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Tue 11:30–13:00 P21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 5 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/5, only registered: 0/5, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/5
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to (1) understand the process of formation and implementation of social programmes; (2)to learn its analysis and (3)applicate this knowledge to preparation of social programmes.
  • Topics to be covered:
  • Public policy [PP] social problems and public interests
  • Values and normative base of PP
  • PP as rational collective action
  • System and procedural models of social and public policy
  • Institutional and organizational environment of PP
  • Political agency, actors of PP
  • Agenda setting
  • Decision making and formation of policy aims and goals
  • Implementation as public management
  • Alternative models of implementation
  • Organization of policy process
  • Cultural models of implementation
  • Public administration, Professional services, management and communitarism.
  • Organizational development, conflict and negotiation programm interests
  • WINKLER, Jiří. Implementace : institucionální hledisko analýzy veřejných programů. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2002. 160 s. ISBN 8021029323. info
  • WINKLER, Jiří. Teorie rozhodování a dynamika sociální politiky (Decision Theory and Social Policy Dynamics). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 254 pp. FSS MU. ISBN 978-80-210-4486-9. info
  • PARSONS, W. 1995 Public Policy. London Prentice Hall kap.3 ,4, 7 cca100 s.
  • HILL,M. 1997 Policy Proces in the Modern State. London, cca 60s.
  • HOWLETT,M. 1995 Studiing Public Policy. Oxford, Ox. Un. Press cca 30 s.
Teaching methods
reading, homework, presentation by profesionals, class discussion
Assessment methods
The course ends with an oral exam based on the theoretical and practical issues presented during the semester. In order to accomplish the course successfully the students should fulfil the requirements to work with the obligatory literature and to pass the midterm test.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013.
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