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PADM 5000

This course is for students wishing to do independent study with a PADM faculty member. view course details

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  • 18488PADM 5000  IND 601

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    • Miller, L

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  • 18489PADM 5000  IND 602

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    • Johnson, M

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  • 18490PADM 5000  IND 603

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    • Mathiason, J

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  • 18525PADM 5000  IND 604

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    • O'Toole, T

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  • 18709PADM 5000  IND 605

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    • Tobin, J

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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PADM 5053

This course for non-native English speakers focuses on developing core academic writing skills in a policy context. The course starts with focused on two overarching patterns in academic writing: the movement ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5054

Students will apply underlying academic writing skills to create each section of a basic IMRD research paper.  view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5055

This course is designed to develop a variety of skills needed to develop effective academic presentations. This includes the examination of organizational strategies relative to major speech types, enhancing ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5110

This course prepares students to work within government departments and agencies, state and local authorities, and nonprofit public benefit corporations; and with private firms working in the public interest ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5114

This course will provide MPA students with a graduate-level overview of key principles and techniques in applying systems thinking to organizational leadership, change and design in public and nonprofit ... 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 5341

This graduate-level course offers an introduction to outcome evaluations in the public and nonprofit sectors, using experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental designs. Emphasis is on understanding ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5345

This course examines results-based management of the programs and projects of international organizations, with an emphasis on evaluation. The course covers how results-based management concepts can be ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5380

This course will explore the principles and current state of the field known as translational research.  In short, translational research is concerned with the application of research-based knowledge or ... view course details

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    Combined with: HD 6580

  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5418

This graduate-level survey course addresses the key concepts and tools of stakeholder identification, mapping, analysis and engagement strategies in working toward sustainable, positive development. With ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5425

This course is designed for students who have no previous training or experience in accounting. It consists of 5 modules: Fundamental Accounting Issues, Financial Accounting Issues, Managerial Accounting ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5431

This course is designed for graduate students considering a career in the non-profit sector.  It will provide an overview of philanthropy, specific giving vehicles (annual fund, major gifts, capital gifts, ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

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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 5472

Information and communications technologies are fundamentally transforming public and nonprofit sectors. This course combines 1) managerial topics: technology acquisition, outsourcing, project management, ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5572

This graduate-level seminar addresses some of the key topics in environmental finance and impact investing faced by practitioners today. The focus is on developing an understanding of current trends in ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5612

This course is designed to enhance students' ability to navigate the complex and ever-evolving US system of government, the delivery of funding and services, and implementation of statutes and regulations. ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

PADM 5655

This course combines the analysis and application of important planning and management concepts with a participatory orientation, with the analysis and evaluation of case-study experiences from Asia, Africa ... view course details

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    Combined with: IARD 5655

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

PADM 5656

Several developing countries have been grappling with the challenge to restructure public bureaucracies to make them responsive to citizen needs as well as instruments of regulation for dynamic markets.  ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5755

This course is designed for graduate students considering a career in the public sector in budgeting and debt management, a career in planning, implementing and operating public infrastructure (including ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PADM 5757

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    Choose one seminar and one field studies.

  • 1.5 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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    Choose one seminar. Discussion optional.

  • 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

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 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