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   This module is a resource for lecturers  

 

Guidelines to develop a stand-alone course

 

This Module provides an outline for a three-hour class, but there is potential to develop its topics further into a stand-alone course. The scope and structure of such a course will be determined by the specific needs of each context, but a possible structure is presented here as a suggestion

Session

Topic

Brief Description

1

Introduction

Concept of government and governance, general relationship with corruption

2

Concept of good governance

Definitions and ideas behind the concept, related to corruption

3

Principles of governance

Main principles, how they work, what challenges are posed for each principle

4

Measurement of governance principles

Measures of governance and widely used indices such as the World Bank Indicators, Index of Public Integrity, Indicators of Good Governance

5

Bad governance and corruption

Relationship between bad governance and corruption; consequences for societies

6

Case studies and identification of governance measures for effective prevention of corruption

Case studies could include corruption in procurement, corrupt policy design, network dealings that allow capture of large state budgets, and blatant violations of laws and regulations. Governance measures would be identified and discussed.

7

Role of civil society

Based on the principles of good governance, the role of civil society should be discussed

8

Role of education

Based on the principles of good governance, the role of education should be discussed

9

Governance reforms

Strategies of how to increase the quality of good governance; what should be avoided

10

Summary and critical reflection

Final discussion and future prospects of good and bad governance; challenges of the concepts related to corruption

 
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