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Open Enrollment Course Creativity in the Headlines 02/12/2016 to 03/4/2016

LAPHCH | Creativity in the Headlines

This course will focus on discussions of creativity in popular media. Class members will be asked to identify and analyze current news stories about creativity that relate to the following topics: (1) art, entertainment, and culture; (2) technology, business, and sustainable development; (3) science and health; and (4) education and practices for fostering creativity.

Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Jason Cather

Jason Cather

Jason Cather

Mr. Cather is an advanced doctoral candidate in the UChicago Divinity School, philosophy of religions area, writing his dissertation on Charles Hartshorne and the ontological argument for the existence of God.

10 PD/CPDUs
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: LAPHCH
Section: 16W1
Location: Gleacher Center
Dates: February 12 to March 4
Tuition: $180.00
Days/Times: Fri
10:00 AM–12:30 PM



Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 10, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Works of the Mind Lecture Series Works of the Mind: Poetry and the Undiscovered... 02/14/2016

BPWOTM | Works of the Mind: Poetry and the Undiscovered Self

These free public lectures are offered on Sundays at 1 pm October through May at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Lisa Ruddick

Lisa Ruddick

Lisa Ruddick
Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, associate professor in the Departments of English, Gender Studies, the Humanities, and the College

Ruddick received the 2011 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: BPWOTM
Section: 16W3
Location: Chicago Cultural Center
Dates: February 14
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Sun
1:00 PM



Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 14, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Writers Studio Memoir Writing: Exploring Structure 02/15/2016 to 03/7/2016

WSMWES | Memoir Writing: Exploring Structure

When we write about true life events, it is sometimes difficult to know where to begin. As a result, we often start too far back in our narratives. Chronological order often makes sense in stories about our lives, but moving through time often inclines writers to include too much back story. In this workshop we will explore different ways to structure memoirs that will allow you to discover your intent, get to the heart of your story and illuminate what you have come to say in a given essay.

Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Dina Elenbogen

Dina Elenbogen

Dina Elenbogen

has published a poetry collection, Apples of the Earth, as well as award-winning nonfiction pieces. She is the recipient of the 2012 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award for the Humanities, Arts and Sciences.

10 PD/CPDU
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: WSMWES
Section: 16W1
Location: Gleacher Center
Dates: February 15 to March 7
Tuition: $285.00
Days/Times: Mon
10:00 AM–12:30 PM



Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 11, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Clinical Trials Management Fundamentals of Site Management 02/15/2016 to 03/19/2016

CTFOSM | Fundamentals of Site Management

This course covers the process of coordinating and managing a clinical study from the perspective of the study site. Students will learn the essentials of coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of a clinical research study, from planning site logistics and constructing timelines for the study initiation visit to closing out a study. The course will focus on the operational, interpersonal, and data-management aspects of the process.

Synchronous sessions will take place on February 27, March 5, 12, and 19 from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Prerequisite(s):

Good Clinical Practices and The Drug Development Process

Instructor:
Eileen Dickman

Eileen Dickman

Eileen Dickman, Ph.D., MBA, CCRC

has been a clinical trials project manager for over 10 years, managing the financial and administrative processes for industry-sponsored, federally-sponsored, and investigator-initiated clinical research trials. Before becoming involved in the clinical side of research, she worked in preclinical development focusing on the molecular etiology of congenital heart abnormalities. She received her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: CTFOSM
Section: 16W7
Location: Online
Dates: February 15 to March 19
Tuition: $1,300.00
Days/Times:



Online Registration Close Date:
February 5, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Medical Writing and Editing MEDLINE and Beyond: Medical Research Databases 02/15/2016 to 03/10/2016

MESMBR | MEDLINE and Beyond: Medical Research Databases

From dictionaries to drug names, from medical history to health statistics, you will learn tips and techniques for finding and searching health and medical research databases and websites. This course emphasizes the Web as a research tool, but you'll also learn about print resources that are widely available in libraries. In addition, this course covers database searching in web-based MEDLINE and highlights government, international, professional, and consumer sites that are crucial for both consumer health and medical research. Fundamentals of Web searching, search engines, and assessing Web quality are also covered with hands-on exercises.

Members of select professional associations are eligible for tuition discounts. Please check our webpage for more information.

Synchronous sessions will take place on February 25, March 3, and 10 from 7:30-8:30pm

Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Sara Beazley

Sara Beazley

Sara Beazley

Sara has been working as a research librarian at the American Hospital Association’s Resource Center for 27 years and the last three as director. Sara has significant experience researching all aspects of health care delivery, including health administration, health policy, and health conditions. In her pre-Internet life, she spent six years working as a law librarian. Sara holds a Master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Chicago’s former Graduate Library School.

Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: MESMBR
Section: 16W7
Location: Online
Dates: February 15 to March 10
Tuition: $1,400.00
Days/Times:



Online Registration Close Date:
February 5, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Clinical Trials Management Webinar: Publication Strategy in Clinical Research 02/17/2016

CTINFO | Webinar: Publication Strategy in Clinical Research

Speaker Bio: Clarice L. Copeman has over 13 years of experience in new medical product development and has been working in project and program management for major medical device companies, in multiple therapeutic areas, for nearly 10 years. Clarice has extensive experience in all aspects of clinical strategy and clinical project development, execution, close-out and presentation of results in both pre-and-post approval studies in multiple geographies.

Program Information: The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance will help to meet the ever-growing demand for professionals with specialized training. Students will learn current principles in medical research and research study design; laws, regulations, protocols, and ethical standards governing clinical trials and testing on human subjects; as well as the ability to apply statistical concepts to study design and the evaluation of results. Join us for this online information session to learn details about the program, admission requirements and how to get started.

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Online
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: CTINFO
Section: 16W2
Location:
Dates: February 17
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Wed
6:30 PM–7:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Project Management PM: From Idea to Completion 02/18/2016 to 02/19/2016

PMHPEC | PM: From Idea to Completion

This course provides a brisk high-level overview of the project management discipline and the PMI framework. It introduces the basic knowledge, insights, skills, and techniques that are required to steer projects toward their desired outcomes while also ensuring that they create value for the organizations that sponsor and execute them.

This is an introductory seminar open to all. It is highly recommended for individuals who wish to refresh their basic skills and become familiar with PMI terms and concepts before participating in the Project Management Strategy Program. Some certificate applicants may be asked to take this class before beginning required courses. All coursework is completed in class. No papers are required.

For more detail on learning objectives, refer to the Course Description Brochure.

Course delivery format: This course is offered onsite.

Sections: This course is offered 3 times per year. It is also offered 9/17/15 and 6/2/16.

Notes: Breakfast, networking lunch, and all materials included in tuition.

This course does not fulfill any elective requirements for either the Project Management Strategy Certificate or the Advanced PM Certificate.  This is a stand-alone course and you may be required to take it prior to beginning a certificate series.

Prerequisite(s):

This course is open to participants at all experience levels. This course is highly interactive and involves group work. Strong English skills are required.

Instructor:
Joe D’Mello

Joe D’Mello

Joe D’Mello, MBA, MS, PhD, PMP

Dr. D’Mello is president of Exequity which focuses exclusively on enhancing client execution capabilities.  He holds an MBA from Northwestern University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University. He has a Master’s Certification in Project Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and is also a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Dr. D'Mello received the 2013 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

16 PMI PDU’s® (2 Leadership, 3 Strategy, 11 Technical)
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: PMHPEC
Section: 16W1
Location: Gleacher Center
Dates: February 18 to February 19
Tuition: $1,350.00
Days/Times: Thu
9:00 AM–4:30 PM
Fri
9:00 AM–4:30 PM


Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 10, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Open Enrollment Course CANCELED: Medical Ethics: Who Decides, and On... 02/20/2016

LASCWD | CANCELED: Medical Ethics: Who Decides, and On What Basis?

Decisions about medical treatment take place in the context of changing health care systems, changing ideas about rights and obligations, and among doctors and patients who have diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. By means of historical, philosophical, and medical readings, this course will examine such issues as paternalism, autonomy, the commodification of the body, and the enhancement of mental and/or physical characteristics.

Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Daniel Brudney

Daniel Brudney

Daniel Brudney

Mr. Brudney is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College, associated faculty in the Divinity School and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and cochair of the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago.

5 PD/CPDU
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: LASCWD
Section: 16W1
Location: Gleacher Center
Dates: February 20
Tuition: $115.00
Days/Times: Sat
10:00 PM–4:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:
January 11, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Open Enrollment Course Integrated Marketing and Financial Decision... 02/23/2016

MCINFO | Integrated Marketing and Financial Decision Making Info Session

Join us for this information session to learn details about two of our professional certificate programs: the Financial Decision Making Certificate Program and the Integrated Marketing Certificate Program.

The Financial Decision Making Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch a career in finance, refocus on business management basics, or prepare for a top-ranked MBA program.Two rigorous required courses, Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance, lay a foundation for any successful career involving business finance. Two additional electives focus on other relevant financial areas, including economics and managerial analysis, and help provide an overall understanding of the financial industry today.

The Integrated Marketing Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch their marketing career or refresh it with new thinking. By taking courses in marketing, advertising, social media, web analytics, and public relations taught by high-level professionals, students will develop an understanding of the marketing industry today and will learn how to shape its future. With three core courses focused on building a solid marketing foundation and a variety of elective courses focused on traditional and new media, the Integrated Marketing Certificate program prepares students to become leaders and innovators.

Join us to learn details about the programs, admission requirements, and how to get started.

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Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: MCINFO
Section: 16W1
Location:
Dates: February 23
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Tue
6:00 PM–7:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Visual Arts Visual Arts Certificate Program Information... 02/24/2016

VAINFO | Visual Arts Certificate Program Information Session

Join us for an information session on the Visual Arts Certificate Program at the Hyde Park Art Center on Wednesday, February 24 at 6 pm. The evening will bring together alumni, current students, prospective students, and staff.

The event will kick off with a guest speaker, presenting on Professional Development in the Arts in and around Chicago. We will then spend some time describing the Visual Arts program, and answering any questions. We will wrap up with time for socializing and networking.

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Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: VAINFO
Section: 16W1
Location:
Dates: February 24
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Wed
6:00 PM–7:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Open Enrollment Course Medical Writing and Editing Online Info Session 02/24/2016

MWINFO | Medical Writing and Editing Online Info Session

The University of Chicago Graham School's Certificate in Medical Writing and Editing is designed to teach students the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, and sophisticated medical writing and editing. The certificate offers a mix of online and face-to-face courses focused on writing and editing, taught by experienced instructors working in the medical publishing field.

Join us for this online information session to learn details about the program, admission requirements, and how to get started.

Register

Online
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: MWINFO
Section: 16W1
Location:
Dates: February 24
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Wed
6:30 PM–7:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Editing Intermediate Manuscript Editing 02/29/2016 to 04/3/2016

ETINME | Intermediate Manuscript Editing

Students will take the skills and information they learned in the Basic Manuscript Editing course and apply them to more complex editing assignments of greater length. In addition, students will learn to prepare project style sheets, shape author queries, and ensure consistency in a changing manuscript.

Intermediate Manuscript Editing is a required course for students enrolled in the Editing Certificate.

Students will need the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition.

Online class will have an additional textbook: Amy Einsohn, The Copy Editor’s Handbook, 3rd edition.

Synchronous sessions will take place on March 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 7:30-9:00pm

Prerequisite(s):

Basic Manuscript Editing

Instructor:
Siobhan Drummond

Siobhan Drummond

Siobhan Drummond

is an editorial and production consultant. She has previously been managing editor at Chiron Publications and Triumph Books as well as production manager at the University of Chicago Press and Northwestern University Press. She holds degrees in music theory from the University of Illinois.

Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: ETINME
Section: 16W7
Location: Online
Dates: February 29 to April 3
Tuition: $975.00
Days/Times:



Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 19, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Editing Essentials of Grammar for Professionals 02/29/2016 to 03/29/2016

ETESGP | Essentials of Grammar for Professionals

Even high performing professionals sometimes pause over the rules and structure of grammar. Grammar for Professionals is an ideal course for the busy working professional who has forgotten the grammar taught in school or wants to revisit and freshen up on specific topics. The course will cover:

  • Overall grammar, consistency, and style rules
  • Punctuation
  • Verbs and verb tenses
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • Dangling modifiers, verb agreement, and qualifiers
  • Editing your own work
  • Clear and strong business writing: resumes, cover letters, and emails

This course is open to the public and students in the Editing Certificate may take this course as an elective.

Students are asked to purchase the following texts, which are widely available online: The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., The Elements of Style, 4th ed. by Strunk, White, and Angell, and On Writing Well by William Zinsser (any edition).

Synchronous sessions will take place on March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 8:30-10pm CT.

Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
Gwen Ihnat

Gwen Ihnat

Gwen Ihnat

is Copy Editor at The Onion's A.V. Club and a freelance writer and editor.

Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: ETESGP
Section: 16W7
Location: Online
Dates: February 29 to March 29
Tuition: $975.00
Days/Times:



Unlimited slots available

Online Registration Close Date:
February 15, 2016
Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Editing, Medical Writing and Editing Editing Certificate Program Lecture on Practical... 03/1/2016

ETINFO | Editing Certificate Program Lecture on Practical Applications of Core Editing Courses

Understanding the mechanics behind editing your own work and the work of others is a fundamental skill, and why not learn from the University that created the Chicago Manual of Style? The University of Chicago Graham School offers a certificate to teach copyediting skills: the Editing Certificate Program.

The Editing Certificate Program is a focused sequence of courses designed to prepare individuals for employment in today's publishing industry, while also teaching valuable technical skills. In addition to core courses focused on manuscript editing, students can take electives and learn about the emerging technologies and marketing tools that dramatically affect working professionals today.

Join us for this information session to learn details about the program, admission requirements, and how to get started.

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Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: ETINFO
Section: 16W2
Location:
Dates: March 1
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Tue
6:00 PM–7:00 PM



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

Open Enrollment Course Webinar: If You Only Knew What Hackers Can Do! 03/2/2016

MRINFO | Webinar: If You Only Knew What Hackers Can Do!

Join The University of Chicago Graham School's Masters in Threat and Response Management program for the first in a series of webinars on topics related to current threats facing our world.

Webinar:

With one in two organizations experiencing a serious security breach each year, and with 99% of those breaches occurring in organizations with firewalls and anti-virus software in place, it is clear that legacy security solutions are no longer effective.

Hackers are developing new attacks through search engine optimization, which lists their malicious websites at the top of search engine results, and are also dispatching malware through messages on social networks. As cyber-attacks become more sophisticated and as the boundaries of infrastructure have become almost nonexistent with the onset of the cloud, mobile devices and big data, it is important to understand the different types of attackers and the techniques they use.

Speaker:
Kent C. Browne
Manager- Security Worldwide Advanced Technology (SWAT) Group -
Threat, Security Intelligence, Endpoint
IBM Security Systems
Security Center of Excellence (CoE)
X-Force X-Pert

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Online
Prerequisite(s):
none
Instructor:
tbd
Course Documents (if available):
Course Code: MRINFO
Section: 16W1
Location:
Dates: March 2
Tuition: $0.00
Days/Times: Wed
12:00 PM–12:45 PM CST



Online Registration Close Date:

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM the day before the posted close date.

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