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Policy, Planning and Development - Expanded (PPDE)
- D class assignments for undergraduates available in RGL102; phone (213) 740-1460.
- D class assignments for graduate students available in RGL102; phone (213) 740-1460.
- To access and submit the D-clearance request form for PPD courses, please visit www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/students
Strategies and processes of social innovation in the context of economics, institutional, and innovation theory. How social innovation materializes across all sectors, including the government, nonprofit, and for-profit spheres. Critical thinking and practical application development to solve social problems.
|50900R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Tuesday||16 of 20||Gary Painter||VPD110|
Performance improvement methods and principles in health care; how Lean, Six-Sigma, and Human Centered Design (HCD) methodologies are applied to health care organizations to improve quality and efficiency.
|50911D||061||Lecture||TBA||TBA||24 of 25||Kevin Kaldjian||OFFICE|
Methodology, assessment and planning methods for urban sustainability and land use planning; how the choice and use of theory and methods impact the planning process; systems and spatial analysis
|50901R||001||4.0||Lecture||9:00-12:20pm||Monday||14 of 32||Hilda Blanco||RGL101|
Interdisciplinary approach to conceptualize urban land and property rights; property rights strategies; design and policy interventions; the struggle for rights to space in the city
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Key theories of land use - transportation interactions; understanding of land markets and derived-demand approach; use of evidence for information; travel data collection methods; application of land use
|50904R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Monday||8 of 20||Genevieve Giuliano||RGL103|
Roles of citizens, civic associations, nonprofit organizations, government and business in democratic governance; Civil Society as the interface among these entities; techniques, purposes and contexts of civic engagement
|50902R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Tuesday||24 of 32||Terry Cooper||RGL219||Word (122880 KB)|
Concept and practice of performance management; examination of performance measurement; analysis and reporting practices for organizational accountability and improvements; performance design, indicators, utilization of information
|51072D||593||Lecture||TBA||TBA||9 of 40||Paul Bentley||ONLINE|
Analytical foundation for design of institutions and policies; environmental policy; welfare economics and market failure; policy evaluation; economic policy instruments; climate change policy issues; other policy issues. Recommended preparation: PPD 501b.
- Prerequisite: PPD 501a
|50906R||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Tuesday||11 of 32||Adam Rose||RGL219|
Governance of nonprofit organizations; responsibilities and expectations of boards; board effectiveness; and changes in governance as a result of recent federal and state legislation.
|50912R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Wednesday||17 of 25||Claire Peeps||OFFICE|
Key aspects of the fundraising process for nonprofit organizations; theoretical foundations and general fundraising principles; techniques sources of donations; key aspects of managing the process
|50913R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Tuesday||18 of 24||John Sonego||OFFICE|