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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.
|50915R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Thursday||10 of 32||Alexandra Graddy-Reed||RGL209|
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.
|50900R||061||Lecture||TBA||TBA||28 of 30||Kevin Kaldjian||OFFICE|
Alternatives within the healthcare delivery system beyond the acute hospital; how social, medical and financial determinants provide alternatives to acute care and impact a patient's disposition; Hospital Readmission Penalty Program; effect of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 on patient care.
|50901R||061||Lecture||TBA||TBA||10 of 20||Joshua Luke||OFFICE|
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.
|50907R||001||Lecture||9:00-12:20pm||Tuesday||16 of 20||Annette Kim||OFFICE|
Fundamentals of urban mass transit planning. Topics include the fiscal context of mass transit planning, fares and farebox recovery, ridership forecasts, land development near transit, and transit operations, scheduling, and network design.
|50906R||001||Lecture||9:00-12:20pm||Wednesday||21 of 32||Lisa Schweitzer||RGL215|
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||14 of 16||Sona Chandwani||VKC208||Word (26720 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||13 of 25||Paul Bentley||ONLINE|
Critical issues involved in International Development NGO management; theoretical work and analytical framework to understand organizational features; NGO management, issues and challenges
|50904R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Monday||21 of 32||Rym Kaki||VPD112|