Public Management

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Public Management

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Management Science, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course examines management theories in the public sector context. This course is designed to help students to learn about the challenges of managing public organizations and acquire the management capacities to effectively accomplish managerial tasks. Essential managerial issues and contemporary trends in public organization theory and management research and practices are discussed. Theories and cases are mostly drawn from, but not limited to the public sector. Actual and hypothetical cases are intensively used to apply the theories into practice. Students are expected to actively participate in all class activities with quality preparation and enthusiasm.

    Expected Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to
    1. Describe the unique characteristics of public management and the context within which public
    organizations operate
    2. Illustrate and utilize various theories, concepts, tools and strategies associated with managing public
    3. Apply their knowledge and skills to understanding and managing public organizations
    4. Demonstrate their oral and written communication skills required for public managers

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.