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Policy, Planning and Development - Expanded (PPDE)
- D class assignments for undergraduates available in RGL-102; Phone: (213) 740-1460.
- D class assignments for graduate students available in RGL-102; 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||20 of 30||Dora Kingsley Vertenten||TBA|
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||10 of 30||Philip Dalton||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.
|51054R||790||Lecture||TBA||TBA||18 of 25||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
|50903R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Tuesday||18 of 20||David Sloane||RGL209||PDF (369713 KB)|
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.
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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||17 of 32||Dowell Myers||RGL219|
Fundamentals of climate, sustainability and environmental planning from an urban planning and policy perspective; planning for climate and hazard risks; environmental equity and justice issues; environmental planning practices, policies and tools.
|50923R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Monday||36 of 40||Santina Contreras||VPD110||PDF (259176 KB)|
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||23 of 34||James Siegrist||CPA203||PDF (305370 KB)|
Grant making process and proposal development; philanthropic foundations; strategies for funding; budgeting, logic models, and evaluation; peer review
Critical issues involved in International Development NGO management; theoretical work and analytical framework to understand organizational features; NGO management, issues and challenges
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||12:00-1:50pm||Tue, Thu||19 of 32||Adam Rose||RGL215|
Application of econometric methods for causal inference. Production and evaluation of empirical estimates of causal relationships to inform evidence-based policy decisions.
- Prerequisite: PPD 558
|50912D||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Wednesday||29 of 32||T.J. Mccarthy||RGL100|
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.
|50922R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Thursday||9 of 32||Julie Marsh||RGL209|
Analyze theoretical forces leading to agglomeration in cities and evidence that supporting these mechanisms empirically. Topics: sorting within and across cities, transportation, housing regulation, segregation and inequality, environmental justice.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the ECON department but may qualify for major credit in PPDE. To register, enroll in ECON 687.
|26277D||001||Lecture||9:00-12:20pm||Wednesday||6 of 15||Paulina Oliva||KAP319||PDF (88100 KB)|