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FH-Prof. Mag. Günter Horniak

Head of Bachelor's degree Program Public Management


T: +43 1 606 68 77-3810
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Room: EO.101
Mauerbachstraße 43
1140 Wien

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Lectures 2022/23

Administration, Economics, Security, Politics

> Gender mainstreaming and diversity management UE
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Gender mainstreaming and diversity management UE

Lector: Mag.a Ursula Bauer, FH-Prof. Mag. Günter Horniak, Dr.in Karin Schönpflug

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Human rights as a basis for equality and inclusion
- Reflection on existing inequalities and exclusions and stereotypes
- Conceptual work "Gender", "Gender Mainstreaming" (in some cases on the advancement of women), "Diversity Management", "Intersectionality" "Interculturality" - definitions, components, aspects
- Legal and institutional foundations of gender mainstreaming
- Core dimensions of diversity
- Instruments of gender mainstreaming and diversity management (including gender-sensitive language)
- Fields of action of gender mainstreaming and diversity management in the administration

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Writing three written reflection papers on the thematic focus of the individual attendance units in individual or team work.

Teaching methods

Input/lecture by the teachers; exercises for individual reflection in the classroom units; group discussions and exercises; plenary discussions; feedback on reflection papers; materials for self-study (Moodle)

Language

German

> Climate and energy policy ILV
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Climate and energy policy ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Günter Horniak, DI Michal Sedlacko, PhD MSc

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Climate change and consequences, ecological & economic & social
- Climate policy as a focus of the sustainability strategy of Austria and the EU
- Concepts, measures, instruments: what works in which climate and energy policy area and what does not
- Policy field climate and its actors: the new protest dynamics (Fridays for Future, Extinction Rebellion and social media, private actors - companies and celebrities like DiCaprio), the (non-)functioning policy integration, potential of new technologies (smart grids, e-Cars, data centres, cloud, etc.)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Seminar paper, multiple choice intermediate test

Teaching methods

Flipped classroom, group work, case solution, discussions, peer feedback, problem based learning

Language

German

> Austria in current sustainability developments ILV
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Austria in current sustainability developments ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Günter Horniak, DI Michal Sedlacko, PhD MSc

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Sustainability policy - origin and development (WCSD, UN, tensions in the discourse, MDGs, redefinitions, SDGs, ...)
- Sustainability as a cross-cutting issue: theories, approaches and discourses (besides "common models" also including resilience, public interest economy, sustainable development, three pillars, doughnut economy, Degrowth/Buen Vivir... )
- Neighboring initiatives: Local Agenda 21, Green Cities Network, Healthy Cities, Brundtland Cities, regional sustainability initiatives, etc.
- Global and European developments of the last decades (biodiversity, energy and emissions, transport, consumption, waste, land use patterns; review of global and European environmental policies and their impact)
- Austria in the context of sustainability policy (indicators and values for the physical sustainability of Austria for the purpose of overview and contextualisation - such as HANPP and its sources, Ecological Footprint, inequality/Gini/poverty, national accounts of wellbeing/quality of life/welfare index, HDI, virtual trade of water and other material flow analysis values, emissions, other Eurostat SDS indicators etc.; as well as MDGs and SDGs; Austria's greatest current sustainability challenges)
- Austria as a sustainability policy field: current players, coalitions and concepts (federal ministries, forest dialogue, poverty conference, social movements, implementation of SDGs, relation to impact orientation, sustainability programme of individual parties, trade unions or provinces)
- Sustainability as a framework programme at the national level plus principles of sustainability strategies in general

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Short presentations, seminar paper

Teaching methods

Lecture with discussion, group work assignments with feedback, peer feedback, case solutions, flipped classroom

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Günter Horniak written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.