3 Units


This course aims to equip students with a basic understanding of social service planning and management within the context of Hong Kong. Specifically, this course will help students to understand the nature and characteristics of social service agencies as well as the purpose and functions of social service management with special reference to planning, human resource management, budgeting and financial control, project management, and programme evaluation. Factors affecting social service management in both global and local settings would be discussed and issues pertaining to the development of social service management in Hong Kong would also be explored.