PUBPOL 638

PUBPOL 638: Integrated Policy Exercise

Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2015
Time
10:21-10:21 am EST
U-M Course Number
11703
Credit Hours
1

The Integrated Policy Exercise provides students with a week long opportunity to work intensively on a policy issue. The course is held the first week in January. All students participate as part of a team representing different constituencies with an interest in the problem being studied. Working in groups of 7 to 10, students are assigned a role such as lobbying firm or political operative, or economic group. Groups prepare a political strategy to achieve their clients’ objectives and to develop policy positions for their group. The week culminates in a negotiation process among all the groups involved. Topics vary each year. Will meet January 5, January 6 and January 9.

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