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PADM 5010

Practitioners in the field of public affairs/administration/policy discuss current, cross-cutting issues affecting scholarship and practice. view course details

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  • 14669PADM 5010  LEC 001

  • First-year CIPA/MPA students should enroll in lecture 001.

PADM 5051

This course covers the academic interactions of international students in CIPA inside and outside of the classroom. It also explores cultural considerations relative to academics at Cornell and CIPA. The ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

PADM 5052

This course provides intensive instruction in professional writing for non-native English speakers at CIPA. The overall objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

PADM 5130

This course introduces the application of legal concepts to decision-making processes conducted by governmental agencies, particularly at the federal level.  It explores how constitutional law, statutory ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5320

This course serves as an introduction to the art of model building, especially related to public sector planning and management issues.    The course also introduces the quantitative approach for identifying, ... view course details

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    Combined with: CEE 6930

  • 4 Credits Graded

PADM 5340

This graduate-level course provides an introduction to basic evaluation concepts and main types of evaluation approach, as well as the norms, values and inherent tensions of professional evaluation ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

PADM 5410

This course provides students with a practitioner's focus on financial and managerial issues in the nonprofit sector, including universities, hospitals, government agencies, and foundations. The course ... view course details

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    Combined with: ILRHR 6605

  • 4 Credits Graded

PADM 5436

Introduces students to the substantive and procedural aspects of marketing strategy and management. The course is designed to convey the key concepts of marketing and how they fit into the larger context ... view course details

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    Combined with: PAM 5770

  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5449

This course serves as an introduction to systems thinking methods and technical tools in the field of public affairs.  Students will develop skills that allow them to understand how to improve their analysis ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5450

This course develops from a general discussion of the differences between management of international public and NGO organizations and similar organizations at the national level or below, through ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5455

The purpose of this seminar is to provide graduate students with an introduction to the scholarly development of comparative public administration, as well as criteria for comparison in public leadership, ... view course details

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  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

PADM 5570

This graduate-level course provides an overview of the area of corporate responsibility, with particular emphasis on the finance industry.  The focus will be on understanding how a growing recognition ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5619

This course will focus on the political aspects of policy making that increasingly influence policy outcomes. Students pursuing careers in public administration, legislative affairs, and intergovernmental ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5657

This course will focus on international development strategies, the historical failures of aid and how rethinking the role of development processes can result in better outcomes for the global south.  ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5734

This graduate-level seminar course addresses some of the key topics in disaster prevention and recovery. The focus is on developing an understanding of problems and trends and discussing challenges and ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

PADM 5900

This class teaches practical skills that will enable students to work with clients in the local community, learn about organizational structure and culture, and gain real-world experience as they complete ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

PADM 5910

Provides 2nd year MPA students with opportunities to practice skills they've learned in their coursework and professional experiences to address policy or management problems for real-world clients in ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

PADM 5920

Combines a professional planning internship in a metropolitan area with academic study to provide experience and understanding of the planner's role in formulating and implementing plans and policies. ... view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Graded

  • 14560PADM 5920  IND 601

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  • Enrollment limited to: MPA students. Recommended Prerequisites: HE 6010: Public Administration.

PADM 5921

In this course, students learn through a cycle of experience and reflection.  During the semester, students learn how to implement experience-based learning techniques and perspectives to enhance their ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5944

This hands-on, half-semester course is designed to provide students with practical experience in developing an innovative public or private solution to a local community problem. Students engage in a "Public ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5950

Provides 2nd year MPA students with opportunities to practice skills they've learned in their coursework and professional experiences to address policy or management problems for real-world clients in ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded