PPG1000-2 Week 4
… agenda for PPG1000, section 2, 5 October 2016.
Machinery of Government
1 – Introductory comments
2 – Learning outcomes and self-assessment
- After 1/3 of PPG1000 readings and 1/4 of classes, how do you know what you have learned?
- What would a midterm exam look like?
- Outcomes of SPPG learning (see Eric Mazur Talk on real world vs. exam assessment, and Using the Atlas to Flip the Classroom)
- Looking back: Highlights of first three topics in Governance and Institutions
- Looking ahead to Federalism: Minimum Carbon Tax Story
- Looking ahead to Indigenous Government: Context for Indigenous Governance in Canada
3 – Presentation on the 30 core concepts in Machinery of Government
4 – Seminar discussion
- Student insights from the readings
- Student experience in institutions
- Progress on Institutional Analysis Exercise (research outline due 19 October) – see sample from last year.
5 – Presentation on four of Neustadt’s Operating Skills in Working in Organizations (see Richard Neustadt, 1971, Operational Skills, Note to Students in PP240)
6 – Other matters
- 2016 David Peterson Leadership Lecture with Dominic Barton
- Who is David Peterson?
- Who is Dominic Barton?
- What is McKinsey?
- How do you apply for Associate?
7 – Next week: PPG1000 Week 5 – Plenary Session
- Plenary session, 2-4 pm, CG160
- Institutional Dynamics within Government
- Guests: Sean Spear (particularly Political Aide and Political Executive vs. Civil Service), with James Janeiro, MPP2014, and visiting ADM, Rhonda McMichael
- Note links in Paul Thomas on Political Staff and Communications, including the PMO rebuttal
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