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ERIC Number: ED016905
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Pages: 1
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A PROPOSED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR MID-CAREER LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN THE METROPOLITAN DETROIT REGION.
Metropolitan Fund, Inc., Detroit, MI.
TO DESIGN AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO ALLEVIATE THE SHORTAGE OF COMPETENT PERSONNEL FOR TOP LEVEL POSITIONS IN LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT, THE INTER-UNIVERSITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MICHIGAN) EXPLORED (1) THE FEASIBILITY OF A MID-CAREER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, PARTICULARLY IN THE DETROIT METROPOLITAN AREA, (2) THE NATURE OF THE "KNOWLEDGES" REQUIRED OF PUBLIC EXECUTIVES IN TODAY'S COMPLEX SOCIETY, (3) THE MEANS OF IMPARTING THESE "KNOWLEDGES" (COURSE, CURRICULUM, AND TEACHING METHOD ALTERNATIVES) BY UNIVERSITIES, AND (4) THE EXPERIENCES OF UNIVERSITIES AROUND THE NATION IN EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION. DATA PRESENTED IN THIS REPORT ARE BASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH SELECTED DECISION-MAKERS IN REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNITIES, QUESTIONNAIRES COMPLETED BY POTENTIAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS, FOLLOWUP INTERVIEWS, AND A LIMITED INVENTORY OF UNIVERSITY SPONSORED EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS CONDUCTED IN 1965. DOCUMENT INCLUDES RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CAREER OFFICIALS, OPINIONS OF DECISION- MAKERS REGARDING TYPE AND LENGTH OF PROGRAM, LIST OF REPORTED UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS DEFINABLE AND NOT DEFINABLE AS MID-CAREER EDUCATION FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, INTERVIEW SCHEDULE AND THE QUESTIONNAIRE. DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE, FOR $2.50, FROM THE METROPOLITAN FUND, INC., ONE WOODWARD AVENUE, DETROIT, MICH. 33 PAGES. (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Fund, Inc., Detroit, MI.
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