Policy, Politics & Problem Solving 2017 Summer

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UC Berkeley School of Law

214 Boalt Hall

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Berkeley, CA 94720

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Course Description*

This nuts and bolts course in public policy will focus on defining policy problems, evaluating policy alternatives, and constructing political strategies to foster public engagement. Participants will learn how to use leadership skills and strategic thinking to create innovative solutions and foster change within complex organizations. In-class assignments will offer the opportunity to put ideas to action by tackling challenging policy problems, such as improving educational outcomes and reducing rates of crime.

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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.

Instructor: Amy Lerman

Units: 2
Meeting Time: MTuWThF 9:00AM-12:00PM
Meeting Location: TBA

Course Start: June 14, 2017
Course End: June 23, 2017

*Subject to change slightly. For the most current course description and details, see the Summer 2017 Schedule of Classes.


Refund Policy

PLE participants may receive a full refund of the registration fee, minus a $100 cancellation fee per course, by submitting a cancellation request by email to the PLE program administrator at lawcourses@berkeley.edu no later than 30 days before the start of the quarter in which the course occurs. Refunds will not be given if cancellation request is received later than 30 days before the quarter begins. See our Policies page for more details.


Special Offer

If you register for 3 or more courses this summer, you qualify for a $1000 discount on your third course.*

To claim your discount:

  • You register and pay for your first 2 courses
  • You email lawcourses@berkeley.edu with the subject “Course Discount” and a message including your name, the titles of the courses for which you are already registered, and the title of the 3rd course you wish to add
  • We email you a promo code
  • You enter the promo code when you pay for your 3rd course

*This discount only applies to the 3rd course you enroll in during a single summer, it can be used only for the purchase of the 3rd course, and cannot be applied retroactively.

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