Social Policies and Management
- Choice of policy instrument
- Trends in policy and management
- Income maintenance
- Community care
- Criminal justice
- Health policy
- Public service heads, managers, and those who work in some capacity with the public sector.
- Those employed within the public sector charged with the responsibility of bringing about change so that their organisation is more efficient and offers more value for money.
- Public service executives that understand the need for reform and, as a team, think through the recalibration of the state and its services that this implies.
- Those who wish to address the ethos, goals and disciplines of public service and will help to create the means of refashioning and strengthening them.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand that:
- Different policy instruments are used in different social policies.
- There have been trends affecting all social policy areas, including a move from universalism to selectivity, from monopoly supply to a mixed economy, and in some sectors, large scale privatisation.