The objective of this course is to provide a broad knowledge of theories and dimensions of development management and make students able to analyze the issues related to development management.
Unit 1: Introduction to Development Management (LH 12)
- Development: concept, nature, philosophy and dimensions of development
- Growth with redistributive justice
- Emergence and overview of development administration
- Concept of development management
Unit 2: Comparative Public Administration (LH 14)
- Genesis of comparative public administration (CPA)
- Models and approaches of CPA: bureaucratic model, ecological model, structural-functional model, agraria-industria and fused-prismatic-diffracted model; prismatic sala model
- Concept of endogenous and exogenous development
Unit 3: Institution Building (LH 6)
- Concept of organization and institution
- Institution building and its model
Unit 4: Capabilities of a State and Bottom up Approaches to Development (LH 8)
- Concept of nation building and state building
- People’s participation
- Public private partnership (PPP)
Unit 5: Social Change and Planning for Development (LH 8)
- Social change: concept, factors and process
- Resource bases and resource mobilization
- Concept of development planning (Macro, meso & micro-planning)
- Monitoring and evaluation of development plan in Nepal
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