BSM 301

Public Policy & the Regulatory Environment

Examines the development of legislative and regulatory policies and the role of public administrators as active participants in the policy making process. Explores the public and private environments that influence the formation of public and regulatory policies, the tools and techniques utilized in public policymaking and the principal actors in the process. We focus on problem identification, agenda setting, policy proposal, and adoption. The course concludes with a discussion of reforms to the regulatory process and evaluate whether they promise real improvements in the current process. Legal issues as they relate to regulatory agencies will be explored

Restriction: Restricted to Management, Organizational Behav.& Ldrship, Organizational Behavior and Organizations Leadership & Mgt Majors