AUDITING IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Course Code: 
PA 413
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to ensure that students get the information about structural and functional dimensions of public administration, theories of bureaucracy, concepts and elements of administration, control and audit concepts, public administration control mechanisms, and types of audit.
Course Content: 

This course contains from past to present development of public management audit function, audit approaches of public administration, types of audit, ombudsman control, current changes in Turkish public administration control, and control of local administrations, independent regulatory commissions.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcome

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

To understand structural and functional dimensions of public administration

1,4,7,12

1,2,3

A,C

To understand the importance, functions and types of audit in public administration

1,4,7,12

1,2,3

A,C

To gain auditing skills in the field of public administration control through the information about auditing bodies

1,4,7,12

1,2,3

A,C

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Structural and functional dimensions of public administration

 

2

Administration control function

 

3

Historical development of public administration audit function

 

4

Public management control approaches

 

5

New public management approach and control concept

 

6

Control types: Political Control

 

7

Control types: Judicial Control

 

8

Control types: Execution Control

 

9

Control types: Hierarchical Control

 

10

MİD-TERM EXAM

 

11

Public opinion audit and civil society organizations

 

12

Ombudsman control

 

13

Current changes in Turkish public administration control: court of account, council of state and internal audit

 

14

Local administrations and independent regulatory commissions

 

15

General review and discussions

 

16

FINAL EXAM

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Turan ÖZTÜRK, Türk Kamu Yönetiminde Biyerden Devlete Yönetsel Denetim Süreci, Platin Yayınları, 2007.

Additional Resources

İsmail KALENDER, “Türk Kamu İdaresinin Yeni Yönetim Ve Denetim Sistemleri”, TİD, 87-103, 2006.

Alptekin AKTALAY, Yeni Kamu Yönetimi Anlayışı Çerçevesinde Merkezden  Yönetim Ve Yerinden Yönetim  Arasındaki Denetim İlişkisi, Legal Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2011.

 

Material Sharing

Documents

Slide show

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

40

Quizzes

-

-

Assignment

1

60

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

When students have completed the Public Administration Undergraduate Program, they will be able to;

 

 

 

 

 

1

understand and have universal principles of public administration as well as gain knowledge of the structure and process of Turkish Public Administration,

       

X

2

gain knowledge of superiority of law and believe in universal principles of law and also know Turkish legal System,

         

3

behave environmentally sensitive and responsible and develop public policies on this issue,

         

4

understand the importance of Atatürk thought  within the guidance of science

       

X

5

be executive and administrative candidates who know well Turkish socio-politic history and structure,

         

6

integrate technological developments and implement technology in an efficient and effective manner in both public and private sectors,

 

 

 

 

 

7

improve communication and leadership skills,

 

 

 

 

X

8

improve ability of expressing in English and Turkish,

 

 

 

 

 

9

gain knowledge of EU legislation (acquis communataire),

 

 

 

 

 

10

appraise global and regional developments,

 

 

 

 

 

11

realize / recognize the importance of art,

 

 

 

 

 

12

prepare their career also in private sector - apart from government executives,  as such the flexibility of the program and on the facilities of double major and minor,

 

 

 

 

X

13

compare and select the professional opportunities in the field related to the international relations and administrative law.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

3

48

Mid-terms

1

15

15

Homework

1

3

3

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

124

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4.96

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5