Public Management

7.5 credits

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The course is about organization in and control of public organizations, especially with focus on differences and similarities between public and private organizations. The course deals among other things with theories about public organizations, control mechanisms in public organizations and their effects, and development tendencies in as well as problems and challenges with public organizations. The course contains applications where students are supposed to identify and analyze dilemmas that arise in practice in public organizations.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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