Strategy

… a core concept in Implementation and Delivery and Atlas107 Concept description Oxford Dictionaries defines strategy as “a plan of action to achieve a long-term or overall aim.” In the March/April issue of Foreign Affairs (reference below), Graham Allison provides a succinct application to international relations: “Strategy is the purposeful alignment of means and ends. Among the many ways in which […]

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Leonard’s Note on Public Sector Strategy-Building

… a core concept in Implementation and Delivery and Atlas107 Concept description In May 2002, Herman B Leonard circulated “A Short Note on Public Sector Strategy-Building” (pdf on right and reference below) that outlined a framework for strategic analysis that had been widely taught in Kennedy School courses and executive programs. The framework gives specific content to the notion of strategy in public management (as contrasted […]

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Refining Topics and Concepts in the Governance-Process-Strategy-Leadership Cluster, 4 April 2016

  A discussion of core curricular content in governance, institutions, policy analysis, process, implementation, delivery, leadership, and communication Atlas pages for a meeting on 4 April 2016. Core Curriculum Home Page Topics and Concepts in Economic Analysis Producer Theory Marginal Revenue Product of Labour Atlas102 Economic Analysis Topics and Concepts in Leadership and Communication Persuading Story Arc Complexity Atlas109 Leadership and Communication PPG2014 […]

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The Governance-Process-Strategy-Leadership Cluster

Core topics and their associated concepts The table below lists 48 core topics in highly inter-related subjects covering the broad area of governance, institutions, policy analysis, process, strategy, implementation, leadership and communication. Links to the Subjects and the five Atlas Courses are found on first two lines of the columns below and on the Core Curriculum database. NOTE: The topics and concepts are under […]

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Atlas Concept Table for ADMN556 The Public Policy Process

… a resource page for ADMN556 The Public Policy Process Core concepts on the School of Public Administration’s course on the public policy process The table below displays Atlas core concepts that may be pertinent to ADMN556, a first-year required course in the On Campus MPA program at the University of Victoria, School of Public Administration. The concepts have been selected […]

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Victoria ADMN556 The Public Policy Process

… one of the Specimen Courses in Policy Analysis and Process Course description This course examines the theory and practice of public policy, emphasizing the strategic aspects of problem identification, policy design, decision making, implementation and evaluation. It is designed to give students the opportunity to develop a thorough understanding of public policy and the dynamics of the policy process and to […]

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Oxford Blavatnik

University of Oxford, Blavatnik School of Government (BSG) Website: http://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/study/mpp University: University of Oxford Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Degree: MPP NOTE: The following data and commentary are based on 2014 information. Marketing Approach: “Educating leaders. It’s as simple as that. Taught by a global community of world-class academics and expert practitioners, our students are uniquely positioned to develop the professional […]

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Atlas Concept Table for ADMN577 Strategic Planning and Implementation

… a resource page for ADMN577 Strategic Planning and Implementation Core concepts on the Atlas for the School of Public Administration’s course on strategic planning and implementation The table below displays Atlas core concepts that may be pertinent to ADMN504, an elective course in the MPA program at the University of Victoria, School of Public Administration. The concepts have been […]

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Atlas Concept Table for PADR504 Leadership, Management, Ethics

… the concepts in PADR504 Leadership, Management, Ethics Core concepts on the Atlas for leadership, management, ethics The table below displays Atlas core concepts that may be pertinent to PADR504, a first-year required course in the MPA program at the University of Victoria, School of Public Administration. The concepts have been selected by the Atlas editors on the basis of […]

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