PAD 304

Public Enterprise Management and Public Sector Business Relations

4 Unit(s)

Focuses on the growing trend toward market-based public service delivery systems. Public administrators in many levels of government are being challenged to become more entrepreneurial in their management of public enterprises. Contracting with private firms to provide public services is becoming the norm, rather than the exception. The course examines these trends and provides students with needed competencies related to contract management, marketing, customer service and quality management.