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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 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
- Note: MPA Online Only. New student residency dates (in Los Angeles): September 6, 7, 8
|51075D||063||Lecture||TBA||TBA||16 of 80||Dr. Dora Kingsley Vertenten||OFFICE|
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||6:00-9:20pm||Tuesday||10 of 30||Christine Beckman||RGL304|
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||19 of 25||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.
|50900R||061||Lecture||TBA||TBA||24 of 25||Kevin Kaldjian||TBA|
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||7 of 25||Michael Nichol||TBA|
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||18 of 20||Annette Kim||OFFICE|
Comprehensive introduction to the dynamics of the housing sector, problems, programs, and policies. Attention to both publically assisted and market rate housing, recent trends and current debates.
|51073R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Tuesday||11 of 30||Dowell Myers||RGL215|
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
|51074R||001||Lecture||6:00-9:20pm||Monday||8 of 30||Terry Hayes||VKC200|
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||19 of 25||Linda Sanner||VKC201||Word (42965 KB)|
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
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|T J McCarthy||VPD116|
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.
|50913R||001||Lecture||2:00-5:20pm||Thursday||17 of 20||Julie Marsh||RGL215|