We offer credit and non-credit 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 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center 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 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.
This course is designed to provide information crucial to monitoring the health of the public and responding to outbreaks.
This course is designed to cover the basic principles of radiation biology as it pertains to radiation interactions with biological systems, the short and long term consequences, regulatory issues and the underlying science, nuclear and radiological accidents and health effects, radiological terrorism, and countermeasures.
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.
Do you need structure, deadlines, insight, and a creative community to produce your best work? This eight-week, multi-genre (fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry) online writing group is designed to provide that and more.
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 editing tools, such as redlining, more effectively.
Agile software development combines a group of methodologies, which are focused on iterative and incremental development. It is based on the premise that rapid delivery of working software greatly increases customer satisfaction. Small cross-functional teams are self-organizing and respond quickly to changing requirements.
Project management practice is influenced and shaped as much by collective wisdom, lessons learned, and the school of hard knocks as it is by its foundation of framework, principles, processes, and techniques.
Artists have had to exist within a wide array of socio-economic systems. In this one day seminar we will find out how artists try to survive in the post-industrial marketplace. Indeed, we will take an initial look at how art as an industry functions.
This course is designed to introduce regulatory writing as both a broad and specific skill set. Students will work to develop the tools necessary to identify, edit, and contribute components of a biomedical regulatory packet.
This course offers a close reading of Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas, an epistolary essay on the historical, social and cultural challenges that women face when attempting to contribute to the prevention of war.
Strategic Leaders in today’s complex organizations understand that harnessing the power of their team’s unique skills and talents is far more productive than honing in on individual contributions. In order to do this, effective leaders must have the ability to communicate effectively, build relationships, influence without authority, and demons
Data Understanding and Preparation, the first core course in the program, guides students through sourcing, preparing, and manipulating their data.
This course is designed to give students the foundation they need to create effective, accurate tables, graphs, and figures.
Mastery of book manuscript editing requires a thorough knowledge of style and editorial judgment. What are the demands of the reader? How does an editor choose one style over another?
Good project planning has long been shown to be one of the cornerstones of successful project performance. The challenges involved in the development of a sound project plan, however, are often overlooked.
Music in film, both specially composed and/or appropriated, often determines the character and emotional gravity of the greatest films. Some films, such as Taxi Driver, Vertigo, and 2001: A Space Odyssey are literally unthinkable without their scores.
This course takes a deeper dive into how developmental editing for fiction manuscripts differs from that of nonfiction manuscripts; it is not a course for beginners.
This course introduces students to the processes and procedures of monitoring a clinical trial from the perspective of the sponsor or contract research organization from the site-initiation visit to the closing out of a clinical study.
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