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 aims at highlighting core capabilities, tools, and techniques within cybersecurity by understanding fundamental cybersecurity concepts and their applications.
This course will cover inter-operability, common communications, data standards, digital data formats, warning systems, geographic information technologies, and equipment and design standards.
This course will teach students better manage and prepare for emergencies through effective information management.
This course will focus on the epidemiologic, environmental, geopolitical, and emergency management principles unique to infectious disease emergency preparedness and response, including pandemic preparedness.
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.
In this course, students will learn to apply data analysis, data visualization and data storytelling methods to analyze and describe patterns, and to iteratively form and test hypotheses related to the business questions.
This required course teaches you the terminology, tools, and techniques of financial accounting and shows you the relationships among major types of financial statements: balance sheets, cash flow statements, and income and expense statements.
Powerful stories are emotional journeys with unforgettable characters who struggle and grow. We’ll focus on establishing internal, cohesive story logic and controlling audience experience with unanswered questions, surprises, and satisfying payoffs.
This course teaches students to apply the principles of Design Thinking to marketing plan development.
Sigmund Freud once described himself as an “archeologist of the human psyche.” He sought to identify psychic sites for “excavation, analysis, and interpretation.” Analogously, this summer's course will attempt to locate seminal focal points contributing to the creation and enjoyment of filmic expressions of that which we call “Human.” We wi
This course is a discussion of films that address social issues such as wealth, poverty, family, gender, ethnicity, etc. For the first and last class we would view one film prior to class.
The third great scripture of the Abrahamic tradition and the foundation of Islam, we will discuss the Qur'an from a secular, literary perspective to gain an initial understanding of it and its relationship to the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.
Basic Creative Writing at the University of Chicago Graham School is a broad and engaging introduction to fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Over eight weeks, students will combine study of canonical and contemporary writing with their own creative practice.
Skills and talent in writing and/or editing aren’t enough to succeed as a freelancer. This course highlights best practices in launching and building a successful freelance business within two years and gives you the knowledge and tools to avoid common mistakes.
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the process and procedures of monitoring a clinical trial as a clinical research associate working for a pharmaceutical or device manufacturer (known as the sponsor). The course is focused on trials conducted under U.S. FDA applications (INDs and IDEs).
While manuscript editors serve to enhance texts that have already been accepted for publication, the developmental editor can help mold an author’s approach to a work before a publisher’s review board decides whether to publish it.
Through the lens of some of Rome's best-known monuments by Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, Caravaggio, Bernini, and others, this course explores the Eternal City's art, architecture, and urbanism from the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries.
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