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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD-628
Executive Skill Modules (1.5)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Participation in this program sequence is designed to improve the practical skills that top-level executives use on their jobs. Among the modules available to participants are computer literacy for executives, executive speaking, effective writing, and executive health and fitness. Usually offered every fall and summer. May be taken pass/fail only. Prerequisite: admission to Executive MPA program.

PUAD-628
900W
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Executive Skill Modules (1.5)

Executive Clarity

This course focuses on the elements of effective writing and covers subjects such as organizing concepts and pre-writing, wordiness, parallel structure, paragraphing, subordination, passive voice, transition, report structure, nominalizations, prepositional decay, proofreading, and document design and layout.