Public Safety Administration and Government Relations
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course is designed to provide the learner with a clear understanding of the theory and practice of government while acquiring competencies relevant to public safety organizations. Learners will build upon theories and case studies in public administration and management, to this course examines administrative approaches, issues, and debates arising in public safety organizations and governments in a changing environment. The complex and unstable environment of public safety organizations produces both challenges and opportunities for public safety managers: Topics include strategic planning; program evaluation; organizational learning and development; project management; human resources; budgeting and finance; and leadership and decision-making skills in public safety environments.