Strategic planning

Course Code: AP II 1 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Administrative Sciences • Field of study: Public Administration
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Manole-Decebal Bogdan
Seminar tutor: Ana Maria Cordoş
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 58
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

Acquisition of skills in strategic planning in public institutions.
Accommodating students the elements of strategic planning in the context of public administration objectives for the development of society;
Training in managerial and entrepreneurial skills in strategic planning.

Course Entry Requirements:

Public finances, Ethics and deontology in public administration, Public policies, The science of administration

Course contents:

Course 1 - Familiarizing students with the topics and requirements of the course. Presentation of materials and methods to be used during the semester, syllabus, assessment methods. Course 2 - Management in the public sector - general aspects. Public sector, private sector and the interdependencies between them. Course 3 - Strategic approach through planning in public administration Course 4 - Strategic Planning vs. operational planning. Defining strategy and planning in public organizations Course 5 - Strategic planning process - Stages of concept, design, financing and execution phases. Course 6 - Analysis of the social, political, geopolitical, organizational environment and identification of strategic issues in Local Public Administration. Course 7 - The social / management / budget programming component in the strategic planning of the public sector. Course 8 - The role and influence of the central state public administration in the strategic planning of the local administration. (Budget / EU funding) Course 9 - The role and influence of the Councils (county / local / MB) as a political factor in the strategic planning for the development of the regional and local public sector. Course 10 - National Strategic Planning and European and International Strategic Interdependencies Course 11- Case study - National public strategies in relation to the strategies of the European Union (European Green Agreement - Green Deal) Course 12 - Case study - National public strategies in the context of the existence of large gas and oil resources in the submarine plateau of the Black Sea. Course 13 - Strategic planning between economic development and sustainable development Course 14 Final project presentation and evaluation - Strategic plan for a public or non-profit organization

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

The use of the concepts and fundamental principles of organization and functioning of the administrative structures for the professional insertion in public and / or private institutions; Identification and application of legal provisions regarding the administrative system, including initiating and formulating proposals for normative and / or administrative acts; Application of strategic tools for institutional development. Identification, analization and resolving the problems in public administration in a cooperative, flexible and efficient way.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Examination consisting of 3 questions that are answered for each topic with "Very good".

Recommended reading:

Bogdan Manole Decebal, Planificare strategica in administratia publica, PDF Course , Alba Iulia , 2021 , 124
Corneliu Rusu, Management Strategic, All Beck , Bucuresti , 2000 , 300
Tantau A., Management Strategic. De la Teorie la Practica, CH Beck , Bucuresti , 2011 , 285