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Public Administration

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Certificate Global Business

The Global Business course is offered at Istanbul Aydin Summer School of Istanbul Aydin University. This course will start by introducing you to the key concepts of global business. It will then provide you with an appreciation of the environmental factors influencing businesses in an international context, including the rise of emerging markets and multinational enterprises originating from these markets.

Certificate Policy Making

Reasons to follow this course 1 Learn how to deal with complexities and uncertainties in publc policy making 2 Improve your skills in policy making and implementation 3 Learn how to link the knowledge and skills directly to the daily practice of your organization through the practice oriented and focused approach 4 Get inspired by exposure visits and guest lectures from experts in policy making 5 Benefit from the interactive learning environment and exchange views with peers and experts from around the world

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Public administration is concerned with the implementation of governmental policy that serves the wide population, carrying political activity and decision into actions and developing public programmes for the well-being of the society and the citizens. The aims of public administration are linked to democratic values like equality, security and justice.

Public administration makes use of several other disciplines such as: organisational behaviour and theory, finances, human resources, politics, law and even ethics and philosophy. Comparable to business administration, public administration distinguishes itself through the non-profit orientation of the administrative activity. Like an MBA, a Master in Public Administration (MPA) is vital for students willing to pursue successful careers in the public sector, working in governmental institutions, departments and agencies.

After pursuing a course degree in public administration, graduates should be able to analyse the nature and the causes of social problems, understand interests and values of various stakeholders, design solutions to problems and implement or mediate the implementation of the solution.

Graduates of a public administration degree can follow the following careers: charity officer, civil service administrator, local government officer, social researcher, education or health care administrator, public affairs/administration consultant, urban planner, budget analyst, labour relation specialist.

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