ADMN 420

The Public Policy Process

Units: 1.5

An introduction to the policy process in the public sector. Includes analysis of current theories of policy-making and examines case studies from Canadian contexts. Topics include: policy formation; the policy communication process; the structural aspects of policy execution; and the human dimensions of implementation and coordination of policies in public sector organizations.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ADMN 420, ADMN 465.



Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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