Favorite Course Friday: PP 5363 / PP 3098 Administrative Functions of Local Government

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information!

Favorite Course Friday: pp 5363 / pp 3098: administrative functions of local government, offered at the Hartford campus, focus areas: "leadership and public management", "state and local government management" and "urban planning"

In this course students will examine the characteristic functions of local government management, such as finance & administration, human services, parks & recreation, planning & zoning, public safety, and public works. The focus will be on understanding of the structure and role of local governments, learning about issues critical to the operation and effectiveness of local governments in Connecticut and elsewhere, and gaining an appreciation for current trends in public management thought and practice.