A basic knowledge of public sector accounting is welcome but not stricly necessary.
Class activities in Italian.
The aim of the course is to introduce the students to the variety of public sector entities, with a special focus on the organizational and managerial competences for public service delivery.
Provide the basics for the evaluating a public sector entity from the managerial perspective.
The students should be able to understand the role and characteristics of the various actors in public sector management, elvauate a public policy and its consequences on citizens and public finance.
Richard Kerley, Joyce Liddle, Pamela T. Dunning (Editors), 2019, The Routledge Handbook of International Local Government,
Routledge (selected chapters)
Further readings suggested by the teacher
Written test (mandatory) + oral colloquium
Public sector entity: definition and characteristics. Basic needs and public service. Organisationa and management of public services: an international focus on local government service delivery.