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Seminar1 Introduction To  Diploma  Kieran Lenihan08 09 Seminar1 Introduction To Diploma Kieran Lenihan08 09 Presentation Transcript

  • DIPLOMA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MODERN PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY
    • 15-16 October 2008
  • Introductory Session
    • Course Background
    • Aim
    • Timetable and Practicalities
    • Course Schedule
    • Contacts
    • Webct/Wiki
    • Fieldtrips
    • Exams and Assignments
    • Study Materials
  • Aim
    • To equip managers and potential managers of services with the skills and knowledge required to lead and implement service delivery change and innovation in public sector organisations.
  • Timetable and Practicalities
    • 9.30 -4.30pm
    • Lunch (Ariel Hse/Gasworks)
    • Coffee Breaks Morning/Afternoon
    • Toilets
    • Emergency Exits
    • Temperature
    • Mobile Phones
  • Course Schedule Year 1 30 April (prov) Exams Assignment 4 7 April 08 Final Assignment Due 5 Mar (prov) Field Trip Assignment 3 3-4 Mar 09 Managing Service Delivery Projects Assignment 2 21-22 Jan 09 Managing Service Delivery Change Assignment 1 27-28 Nov 08 Understanding the Public Sector 15-16 Oct 08 Innovation and Modernisation in the Public Sector Assignment Due Date Year 1 Seminar
  • Contacts
    • Administrative
    • Christine Kelly
    • [email_address]
    • Tel 01-240 3675
    • Academic or Study related
    • Kieran Lenihan
    • [email_address]
    • Tel 01-240 3673
    • MAKE SURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT CONTACT DETAILS
  • Online Learning
    • Access to ipasd.pbwiki.com
    • Username: Firstnamesecondname
    • Eg kieranlenihan
    • Password: ipa
    • Online Learning Resource
    • Seminar slides, related documentation, student area etc.
  • Field Trips
    • One each year
    • To see at first hand a working example of good practice
    • 5 March 2008
  • Exams
    • 2 Exams X 2 hours
    • Sample Paper and past paper available on Webct
    • 60% of overall mark
    • Take place end 30 April in IPA (provisional date)
  • Assignments
    • 4 Assignments x10%
    • 1 Per Module
    • 10 Pages (3000 words max)
    • Respect the deadlines
    • Typed
    • 2 copies required
    • 1 returned
    • Cover to Include Title, Name and Address
  • Assignments (cont’d)
    • Must be your own work
    • Avoid excessive paraphrasing or quotation
    • Cooperate but avoid temptation to copy
    • Plan before writing
    • Read the assignment carefully
      • Evaluate ≠ Describe
      • Analyse ≠Outline
  • Assignments (cont’d)
    • Introduction, body of text and conclusion
    • Reflection on material required
    • Examine relevance to work environment
    • If more than one part to assignment, make sure you address all
    • Use active verbs rather than passive
      • “This document attempts” not “It is attempted in this document”
  • Assignments (cont’d)
    • Use spelling checker
    • Use mindmaps to group ideas
    • Clear, simple and precise language
    • Signposting- use headings and new paragraphs
  • Assignments (cont’d)
    • Referencing
    • C. H. Murray (2001) argues that it …
    • It has been well known for many years (Commission on Taxation 2003) that poor systems contributed to wholescale tax evasion
    • At end of Assignment, a reference section
      • Murray, C.H., Irish Government Observed, Administration, Vol 31 No 3, 1999, pp 245-261
      • Brown, N, Against the Tide, Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1986, p 273
      • Commission on Taxation, Direct Taxation, Dublin: Stationery Office, 2003.
  • Further Information about Writing
    • Fowler, HW Modern English Usage (Oxford University Press)
    • Growers, E The Complete Plain Words (Penguin)
    • Strunk, W & White, EB The Elements of Style (Macmillan)
  • And Good Luck with the Challenge!