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PPGA 591L Special Topics in Public Policy - TOPS PUBLIC PLCY

Offerings respond to current policy debates, topics of emerging interest, availability of visiting scholars, and interest in non-traditional courses incorporating practitioner expertise, interest in particular disciplinary perspectives missing from core courses and electives, and interest in specific regions or countries.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 1.5


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedPPGA 591L 001Seminar2 Sat10:0011:30

There is limited seating for Non-MPPGA students. Please contact the instructor directly for approval.

Please note that this is an intensive course. The course time is: Saturday (January 16) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; Saturday (January 23) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; Saturday (February 6) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; and Saturday (February 13) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm.

This course is titled Strategic Design for Systemic Change.

Introduction to the theory, tools and techniques of strategic design as an approach to systemic change in society using a multi-sectoral approach to policy and strategy in an interactive studio setting. Strategic design is an emerging discipline that integrates design (human-centered research, problem finding, design and creative thinking) and strategy (systems thinking, problem solving, practical reasoning and planning) techniques. Strategic design is a useful skill set for policy practitioners in an increasingly complex world.

Seminar2 Sat13:3015:00

There is limited seating for Non-MPPGA students. Please contact the instructor directly for approval.

Please note that this is an intensive course. The course time is: Saturday (January 16) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; Saturday (January 23) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; Saturday (February 6) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm; and Saturday (February 13) 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm.

This course is titled Strategic Design for Systemic Change.

Introduction to the theory, tools and techniques of strategic design as an approach to systemic change in society using a multi-sectoral approach to policy and strategy in an interactive studio setting. Strategic design is an emerging discipline that integrates design (human-centered research, problem finding, design and creative thinking) and strategy (systems thinking, problem solving, practical reasoning and planning) techniques. Strategic design is a useful skill set for policy practitioners in an increasingly complex world.