Public Policy Administration and Accountability
Students will examine administrative principles used to create organizational structure for public policies. By analyzing public and government environments, students will prepare to maximize performance and functionality of an organization within the scope of public accountability.
Case Studies in Public Administration
In this course students research contemporary case studies to identify the success of solutions developed for government organizations. Students also evaluate future implications of the solutions. Student teams will assess simulated outcomes created by changing several key variables including a range of political and social factors.
Politics of Leadership in a Global Economy
This course explores the political context of business, an arena in which leadership qualities define powerful managers. Topics include contemporary theories of control, motivation and persuasive communications, and how to successfully put those theories into practice in diverse work environments. Students research attributes of local, regional, national and international business leaders and analyze their commonalities and distinguishing characteristics. Through the lens of behavioral and human psychological theories, students examine the role and responsibilities of the business leader in relation to employee and peer self-efficacy, group dynamics and workplace culture.
Legal Information Management
This course examines management of legal information and research in today’s dynamic business environment. Students investigate the impact of information technology on legal research systems and accessibility to legal information. They then review contemporary management theories, practices and information technology systems that influence the flow of legal information. The course emphasizes management of legal information and the legal implications of using new technologies.