We offer credit and noncredit learning opportunities in a variety of subjects, from more traditional disciplines such as literature and philosophy, to business-oriented courses, to master’s degrees. Our courses are conveniently located in-person at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center and NBC Tower in downtown Chicago, and are primarily in the evening and on weekends, to fit the schedule of working adults. We also offer online courses, for those not located in Chicago, or who wish to study from home.
This course will expose students to the tools needed for forecasting, cost analysis, procurement, and monitoring of funds.
This course teaches students key principles of Business Continuity, Contingency, Resilience and Sustainability(CCRS) and how to develop CCRS strategies using battle-tested frameworks and data-driven methodologies.
This course focuses on the psychological, social, and behavioral consequences of terrorist threats, natural disasters, and catastrophes, as well as preparation for and responses to these occurrences.
In this interactive course, a brief overview of trial types and design will be given (including a refresher on basic concepts of biostatistics), after which each section of a standard medical manuscript will be dissected and discussed from various aspects and in a considerable detail, using examples from published literature.
Use this one-on-one consultation to learn the skills necessary to enhance the clarity and effectiveness of your business and professional writing. Over eight weeks, you will receive written feedback on two five-page writing samples and revisions, and take part in four forty-five-minute, student-directed online consultation sessions.
Have you ever considered what the ancients had to say about diversity? Or how the value of diversity is reflected in literature throughout the ages?
The University of Chicago Writer’s Studio Online Submission Lab provides one-on-one writing guidance from expert instructors, writers, editors, and publishers.
Achieving business results in tomorrows challenging global project environment requires skills that go beyond the traditional management of deliverables, budgets, and resources.
This course provides an introduction to good clinical practice (GCP) in clinical research according to FDA regulations and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
This intensive 3-day course is an immersion into the project management concepts, techniques and knowledge areas as covered in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®), and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification examination administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning, the final core course in the program, introduces students to the theory and practice of machine learning. Students will learn how to implement the most popular machine-learning techniques in use today to discover patterns in their data and develop models to predict future outcomes.
In this two-quarter course, we will discuss Aristotle’s Politics and his Constitution of Athens. The Constitutionwill supply insight into Aristotle's study of actual constitutions in the Greek world, and their relations to the completed Politics.
This discussion course will focus on the relation between the U.S. Congress and the Presidency. Beginning with the colonial background, it will examine the constitutional framework and the evolution of legislative and executive power, using primary documents and contemporary secondary sources.
This course presents a chronological survey of the history of art through an examination of leading artists and thematic trends in artistic practice from 1975 to the present.
How do we understand the art that has come out of the great art revolutions of the late 19th and 20th centuries? Even a viewer who is equipped with basic principles for viewing art may be at a loss in addressing modern visual work.
This course examines art and architecture in Italy ca. 1400 to ca. 1600, a period noteworthy for celebrated artists including Donatello, Masaccio, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of medical copyediting. The class examines the mechanics of language and usage as well as editing concepts specific to medical manuscripts.
What is philosophy and what is it for? Modern philosophers have often devoted themselves to posing and solving abstract and difficult theoretical questions. But their modern focus on theory differs from ancient and medieval philosophers for whom philosophy was primarily a practical matter.
The Giza Pyramids are ubiquitous images of ancient Egypt’s greatness, sophistication, and power at the dawn of human history, but what came before, and what after? Why were they built and by whom? Behind every great image lies a message and a history; this course will pursue 4,000 years of ancient Egypt’s earliest first great dynasties.
Editing Electronically is a required course for students enrolled in the Editing Certificate. This course teaches students how to use Microsoft Word to make the editing process more efficient. Students will learn how to use common tools, such as redlining, more effectively.
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