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Policy, Planning and Development - Expanded (PPDE)
- D class assignments for undergraduates available in RGL; 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 priceschool.usc.edu/students/registration/
Skills in written reporting, professional briefings and social media for public administrators; effective engagement for stakeholders and constituencies; research, analysis and reporting on current policy or management cases
|51072D||596||Lecture||TBA||TBA||15 of 20||Dora Kingsley Vertenten,|
|51075D||596||Lecture||TBA||TBA||13 of 20||Dora Kingsley Vertenten,|
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.
The application of decision analysis principles necessary for determining priorities for uses of strategic human, facility and financial resources in healthcare organizations; analytic and consulting skills; case studies.
|50902R||001||Lecture||6:00-8:20pm||Thursday||18 of 25||Philip Dalton||RGL100|
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.
|51054R||790||Lecture||TBA||TBA||14 of 20||Trent Lim||OFFICE|
The role of planning in sustaining community health; examines relationship between health and environment; historical development, conceptualization and practice of community health planning
Theories and methods of how to develop original data about, analyze, and produce visualizations of urban space; conventional conceptualization and representations of cities and urban spatial data. Recommended preparation: PPD 631 or other GIS coursework.
|50907D||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Tuesday||16 of 20||Annette Kim||TBA|
Comprehensive introduction to the dynamics of the housing sector, problems, programs, and policies. Attention to both publicly assisted and market rate housing, recent trends and current debates.
|50917R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Monday||10 of 30||Dowell Myers||VPD112||PDF (520905 KB)|
Fundamentals of environmental planning and policy from an urban planning perspective; role of markets and market failures; environmental risks; policy approaches; modeling tools for environmental impact assessment and forecasts
|50923R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Monday||29 of 40||Santina Contreras||RGL100|
Accounting and financial management principles and practices in nonprofit organizations: budgeting financial analysis, internal controls, financial policies, grant making and financial reporting. Duplicates credit in PPD 541.
|50908R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Wednesday||25 of 27||James Siegrist||CPA201||PDF (293227 KB)|
Critical issues involved in International Development NGO management; theoretical work and analytical framework to understand organizational features; NGO management, issues and challenges
|50914R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Monday||14 of 32||Rym Kaki||RGL219|
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.
- Prerequisite: PPD 503
- Note: Students in need of a PPDE 660 prerequisite course waiver may contact Suzanne Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org or 213.740.1532.
|50919R||001||Lecture||2:00-3:50pm||Tue, Thu||9 of 32||Adam Rose||VPDLL101|
Examination of China through the lens of the US federal government; trade issues; economic coordination and stability; environment and sustainability; defense and security; human development
|50911R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Wednesday||14 of 32||Eric Heikkila||RGL209||PDF (811582 KB)|
Major theories of social justice in the US and globally; how theories of social justice influence policy, urban planning, and public administration; how to bridge theories about justice for professional practice.
|50921R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Wednesday||25 of 32||Lisa Schweitzer||RGL209|
The role of public policy in education; application of theoretical frameworks to analyze policy design, implementation and impact; key concepts of policy analysis and key issues in education policy.