PROGRAMMING AND CONTROL OF PUBLIC ENTITIES
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The subject of the course is the study of the programming and control functions in public entities. The better use of resources, the innovative technologies available, the quality of the services and the necessary containment of the public deficit make it necessary for public administrations to suitably develop programming and control functions, something that cannot be postponed further.
COURSE CONTENTS SUMMARY
In the specific instance, lectures will consist of the following:
1.Introduction to the course. Programming and control of public entities: Evolution in the last 20 years;
2.Programming: incrementalism and rationality
4.Management control: specificity in public entities
5.Measurement of outputs
6. Measurement of resources
7.Indicators of efficiency, effectiveness and productivity
8.Control of programmes
9.The "Peg" (executive management plan)
10.The budget in the health service
11.Quality and quality control in public bodies
12.Management control of the State Auditors' Department. External control -
13.The Balanced Score Card: a prospect for the public administration or a fashion?
14.Who is the controller in a public body?
15.In search of continual improvement: a utopia?
Lecture notes with teaching materials