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PUAD-696 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

PUAD-696-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Devel Governance & Management
Development Governance and Management (3) This course examines the institutional and operational contexts of development in developing or transitioning countries. It prepares students for work in these settings by introducing them to issues related to perspectives and trends of development management and delivery of programs, roles of actors in development (including government, nongovernmental organizations, and donors), power-sharing across levels of government, and the legal/fiscal considerations of development.
PUAD-696-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Devel Governance & Management
Development Governance and Management (3) This course examines the institutional and operational contexts of development in developing or transitioning countries. It prepares students for work in these settings by introducing them to issues related to perspectives and trends of development management and delivery of programs, roles of actors in development (including government, nongovernmental organizations, and donors), power-sharing across levels of government, and the legal/fiscal considerations of development.
PUAD-696-003
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Immigrant Health
Community-Based Action Research and Policy in Immigrant Health (3) Students in this course explore Latino immigrant health in the Washington, DC area, while gaining skills in community-based action research and applied policy analysis. The client for this course is La Clinica del Pueblo (La Clinica), a federally qualified health center that uses a community-based action approach to serve Latino immigrants. Students develop qualitative and quantitative research on Latino immigrants' health and well-being, a policy analysis of a health issue facing the Latino immigrant community, and a communications toolkit, including policy briefs, video, or community forum for La Clinica. Students apply research and policy analysis to an issue with a local community and client. Furthermore, students learn how to analyze data, work in interdisciplinary teams, and develop communication tools. Restriction: Public Policy (MPP). Permission: instructor. Meets with SIS-696 003 SIS-696 20
PUAD-696-004
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Leading the Future Metropolis
Leading in the Future Metropolis: Migration to Cities and Infrastructure Policy (3) Worldwide trends have led to a vast migration of people to cities. This course examines how a new generation of leaders have taken on the challenges of exploding urban populations to reimagine how cities can work, including upgrading decrepit infrastructure, green city streets, expanding renewable energy options, supporting low income residents, developing meaningful job opportunities, and deploying cutting edge digital technologies to transform cities' relationships with their residents and visitors. Course content includes case studies drawn from recent headlines.