Courses & Units

Governance and Partnerships BAA516

Introduction

Whilst government refers to the structure and functions of public institutions, governance is the way government and organisations get their work done. It's about merging traditional hierarchical ways of working with network approaches - the diffusion of power and responsibility. Key governance ideas include:

  • Building capacity to govern 
  • Devolution and subsidiarity 
  • Citizen and community engagement 
  • Network creation and management 
  • Distributed leadership and accountability 
  • Stewardship 
  • ICT enablers 
  • Managing inter-sectoral relationships
  • Brokering and facilitating
  • Place governance
  • Contracts, associations, collaborations and partnerships
  • This unit will examine these ideas with a particular emphasis on partnership approaches within government; between governments; between government and business and; between government and communities.

    The unit has an applied focus towards the skills and tool kits needed to apply these ideas to understanding and managing current issues. The unit will use current case studies to analyse partnerships and new forms of governance.

    Summary

    Unit name Governance and Partnerships
    Unit code BAA516
    Credit points 12.5
    Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
    TSBE
    Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics|Institute of Regional Development
    Coordinator

    Dr Jen Evans

    Teaching staff

    Dr Jen Evans

    Level Postgraduate
    Available as student elective? No
    Breadth Unit? No

    Availability

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    Domestic

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    Requisites

    Prerequisites

    • Professional Work Experience or Bachelors degree or equivalent

    Mutual Exclusions

    You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

    BAA509

    Teaching

    Teaching Pattern

    Intensive mode

    Assessment

    Analysis of a reading 40% ; Major project (3000 - 5000 word assignment) 60%

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    Textbooks

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