University Village, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Jabi, Abuja
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Extension
PoP Exam Question October/November 2019
COURSE CODE: MPA 858
CREDIT UNITS: 2
COURSE TITLE: DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, PROJECT PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hours
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other two (2).
2.Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks, while the other questions carry 20 marks each
3.Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner
1.(a) Define Development Planning (5 Marks).
(b) Discuss any five (5) essentials of performance development planning (25 Marks)
Total = (30 Marks)
2.As a student of Public Administration, which planning model would you recommend for Nigeria and why? 20 Marks
3.Write short notes on the following:
i.Local Development Planning 4 Marks
ii.Nonprofit Development Planning 4 Marks
iii.Strategic Development Planning 4 Marks
iv.Operational Planning 4 Marks
v.Individual Development Planning 4 Marks
Total = 20 Marks
4.a. Mention four (4) of the basic concepts of Project/ Programme Planning
b.Explain four (4) of the basic concepts of Project/ Programme Planning
c.Discuss six (6) benefits of Programme Planning. 20 Marks
5.(a) Attempt a conceptual definition of Strategic Planning. (5 Marks)
(b) Mention and explain five (5) basic concepts of a Strategic Plan. (3 Marks each) for any five points fully discussed 15 Marks.
Total =20 Marks
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