Public management of social development

Type: For the student's choice

Department: department of public administration and business management



Course description

Course description
The purpose of the discipline: to study the essence of public management of social development of society, the peculiarities of its implementation in modern conditions; acquainting students with the main areas of management of social and spiritual development of Ukrainian society, the implementation of social and humanitarian policy; as well as to reveal the essence of social protection and security of man and society; consider the main directions of implementation of social policy in the context of social protection.
The main tasks of the discipline:
– acquisition of theoretical knowledge on the problems of public management of social development, understanding the essence of the main categories and concepts;
– understanding the essence of modern models of public management of social development, ideological, legal and economic principles of management of social and humanitarian development in developed democracies;
– acquisition of knowledge of diagnostic methods of public administration of social development and understanding of their importance for the practice of public administration;
– acquisition of skills of free use of primary and additional sources of information on the analysis and development of state programs in the field of social policy;
– training to analyze and systematize the own practical experience of a public servant and provide recommendations for improving the management of social development processes taking place in society.
Requirements for knowledge and skills:
– conceptual principles of state policy in the field of social development;
– features of modern types of welfare states and classification of models of social policy;
– international and national social standards and regulations;
– modern methods of diagnosing and managing the processes of public management of social development;
– main indicators of the level and quality of life; – the essence and content of the elements of the social protection system: social insurance and social assistance;
– Features and prerequisites for reforming the pension system of Ukraine.
be able:
– assess the general trends of social and humanitarian policy of European countries and their usefulness for Ukraine;
– to analyze the main problems of social development of society and the peculiarities of these processes in Ukraine;
– apply methods of social management, principles of social policy to the processes of social and humanitarian development of Ukrainian society;
– to define as priority social criteria at an estimation of results of own activity of the public servant irrespective of its functional character and branch orientation;
– to develop proposals for targeted long-term programs and sets of measures aimed at deepening socio-economic reforms;
– predict the consequences of the implementation of social programs, using the results of social monitoring, sociological research, generalization of social development indicators;
– demonstrate understanding of the main goals of social and humanitarian development of society and the principles of forming management decisions to achieve them;
– analyze and systematize the experience gained in order to prepare analytical reports, reports on the state of social development of the territory, region, city, town and their presentation;
– to predict the possible social consequences of management decisions in the socio-humanitarian sphere;
– to develop practical recommendations to public administration bodies and local self-government bodies on the problems of social and humanitarian development and their presentation;
– to implement the developed social and humanitarian projects and programs.

Recommended Literature

Recommended Books
1. Volska O. Transformation of mechanisms of state management of social development / O. Volska // Public administration. – 2013. – № 1. – P. 30-34. – access mode:
2. Gender policy and institutional mechanisms of its implementation in Ukraine. National Review of Ukraine’s Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and Final Documents of the Twenty-Third Special Session of the UN General Assembly / Covenant. Mikhail Koryukalov [Electronic resource]. – K., 2014. – 122 p. – Access mode:
3. Gender policy in public administration: textbook. / [М. M. Bilynska, LV Gonyukova, LO Voronko and others. ; for the head ed. MM Bilinskaya]. – К.; [Zaporozhye: Print. world], 2011. – 132 p.
4. Gonyukova LV Legislative support of gender policy in Ukraine / L.V. Gonyukova, VV Sychova // Actual problems of public administration, pedagogy and psychology: collection. Science. Kherson Ave. nat. tech. un-ta. – 2014. – Vip. 10. – P. 20–23
5. State social program to ensure equal rights and opportunities for women and men for the period up to 2021 [Electronic resource]: Approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of April 11, 2017. № 273. – Access mode:
6. European Social Charter (revised) // VVR. – 2007. – № 51 [Electronic resource]. – Access mode:
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8. Constitution of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: With changes made in accordance with the Laws № 2222-IV of 08.12.2004, VVR, 2005, № 2, Article 44 № 2952-VI of 01.02.2011, VVR, 2011, № 10 , Article 68, № 586-VII of 19.09.2013, VVR, 2014, № 11, Article 142, № 742-VII of 21.02.2014, VVR, 2014, № 11, Article 144, № 1401-VIII of 02.06.2016, VVR, 2016, № 28, p.532. – Access mode:
9. Mechanisms for ensuring social security at the regional level: implementation practice: monograph / VG Bulba, SO Gorbunova-Ruban, AV Melyakov [etc.]; for ed. V.G. Bulby, AV Melyakov. – H .: Published by HarRI NAPA “Master”, 2010. – 444 p.
10. On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning the Increase of Pensions [Text]: Law of Ukraine of October 3, 2017 № 2148-VIII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada. – 2017. – -4 40-41. – St. 383.
11. On state aid to families with children [Text]: Law of Ukraine // VVR. – 1993. – N 5. – St. 21. 21. On state social assistance to low-income families [Text]: Law of Ukraine // VVR of Ukraine. – 2000. – N 35. – Art. 290.
12. On ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons [Text]: Law of Ukraine of October 20, 2014 № 1706-VII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada (VVR). – 2015. – № 1. – Art.1 25.
13. On compulsory state pension insurance [Text]: Law of Ukraine // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. – 2007. – P. 142.
14. On approval of the State target social program to support the family until 2016 [Electronic resource]: Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of May 15, 2013 № 341. – Access: / show / 341-2013-% D0% BF.
15. On education [Text]: Law of Ukraine of September 5, 2017 № 2145-VIII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada (VVR). – 2017. – -3 38-39. – St. 380.
16. On freedom of conscience and religious organizations [Text]: Law of Ukraine of 23.04.1991 № 987-XII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada. – 1991. – № 25. – Ст. 283.
17. On social work with children and youth [Text]: Law of Ukraine // VVR. – 2001. – N 42. – St. 213
18. On social services [Text]: Law of Ukraine of 19.06.2003 № 966 – IV // VVR. – 2003. – N 45. – St. 358. 31. On the promotion of social formation and development of youth in Ukraine [Text]: Law of Ukraine of February 5, 1993 N 2998-XII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. – 1993. – N 16. – St. 167.
19. On the status and social protection of citizens affected by the Chernobyl disaster [Text]: Law of Ukraine of February 28, 1991 № 796-XII // Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada. – 1991. – № 16. – Ст. 200.
20. Implementation of the state social policy of sustainable development of the region by public authorities of Ukraine: monograph. / [Л. O. Belova, DV Karamishev, LV Naboka and others]; for the head ed. Ph.D., prof. D.V. Karamisheva, Candidate of State Administration, Assoc. LV Naboka. – H .: Publishing House HarRI NAPA “Master”, 2016.
21. Rozputenko I. Humanitarian development of Ukraine in terms of civilization choice [Electronic resource] / I. Rozputenko, S. Moskalenko // Bulletin of the National Academy of Public Administration. Social and humanitarian policy. – Access mode:
22. Sychova VV Gender equality as a factor in ensuring sustainable social development in Ukraine [Electronic resource] / VV Sychova, LV Gonyukova // State Building: [electron. Science. profession. publication of HarRID NAPA under the President of Ukraine]. – 2014. – № 1. – Access mode: 23. Public administration: textbook. manual / AV Stasyshyn, GV Kaplenko, GO Komarnytska and others. [for general ed. AV Stasishina]. Lviv: Ivan Franko Lviv National University, 2019. 460 p.
24. Social development and socio-humanitarian policy of the state: textbook. way. / О.М. Rudenko, LM Усаченко, Д.В. Wind, MV Ditch. – K .: “SPE” Interservice “, 2013. – 168p.
25. Management of social and humanitarian development [Electronic resource]: a course of lectures. / Contributed by: S.M. Dombrovska, VP Garden. – H.: NUTSZU, 2018. – 189 p. – Access mode:
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Internet resources
1. Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: The only web portal of executive authorities. – Access mode:
2. Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: Unified web portal of executive authorities. – Access mode:
3. Ministry of Culture of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: Единий web portal of executive bodies. – Access mode:
4. Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Unified web portal of executive authorities. – Access mode:
5. Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: Official web-portal. – Access mode:
6. Ministry of Health of Ukraine [Electronic resource]: The only web-portal of executive authorities. – Access mode:
7. Ministry of Social Policy [Electronic resource]: Official web-portal. – Access mode:
8. Government portal [Electronic resource]: The only web-portal of executive authorities. – Access mode:


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