POL5801 - MAPPM Year 1 Residential

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to

  • discover new knowledge about, and skills in: team management, development and leadership; self-development; conflict resolution and negotiation; communication with senior management, peers, subordinates, the public and media; policy-making in contexts of disputed interpretations of ‘the public interest’;
  • critically examine and test theories and the application of knowledge and key management skills to complex public management and policy problems;
  • develop team-working roles and skills and enhance group bonding through engagement in a variety of collaborative and competitive extended team-based exercise;
  • examine comparatively and critically key governance, public policy and management principles and practices in the jurisdiction being visited;
  • master the abilities required to conduct the background research, design, implementation, on-site data collection, data analysis and final report writing and presentation of a study comparing policy issues and public perceptions of a key policy area in Hong Kong and the country being visited.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Public Policy