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.
Part of marketing in today's world requires a working knowledge of web analytics. This course offers the opportunity to learn the essentials and more. Find out how to track visitors to your web site: where they came from, what pages they view, how long they linger, what they buy, and whether they return.
This course teaches students to apply the principles of Design Thinking to marketing plan development.
Where does your writing come from? How can you access the deeper realms? In this class, we will experiment with different forms of meditation and visualization, in service of our writing. Meditation can help to calm anxieties and remove obstacles.
Writing about religion and other controversial subjects can seem like playing with fire. As University of Chicago professor Margaret M. Mitchell has said, that fire can be “a source of warmth and light”; but—if not conducted safely and smartly—it can also spread in unanticipated and sometimes dangerous ways.
The goal of this course is to offer you a methodology and tools for assessing and recovering troubled projects. Experienced project managers and teams are often brought onboard to recover troubled projects. The recovery process first starts with an assessment of the project's health using various tools.
This course gives participants a working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, the most comprehensive and widely used style guide.
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.
Students will deploy the skills they learned in Basic Manuscript Editing in longer and more complex editing assignments. In addition, students will be introduced to working with style sheets and formulating author queries. The class will also address the challenges inherent in ensuring consistency in a changing manuscript.
This elective course teaches knowledge and skills especially relevant to those pursuing careers in investing and portfolio management. But even for corporate managers, the course provides insight into how important corporate stakeholders, namely, shareholders and investors, get and respond to information about corporate financial performance.
This fast-paced introductory course ignites your enthusiasm for marketing and its blend of art and science that helps businesses and organizations achieve their goals.
Jump into a daily practice of poetry with an inspirational prompt for a new poem sent to you each day. In our virtual class sessions, we will discuss the craft of poetry and strategies for the writing process, particularly dealing with the blank page.
What makes a presentation effective? A strong narrative, compelling visuals, and an audience-focused approach work together to create a presentation your viewers won’t soon forget. In this workshop, we will focus on designing and delivering a presentation that is as engaging to create as it is watch.
In this two-day course, we'll work on drafts of synopses so they’re ready to go to an agent. Even if you're not ready to shop your novel around, this course will help you figure out major themes, plot lines, and how to compress your ideas into a winning description of your book.
Indelibly written characters allow us to see ourselves not just as we are, but as we might be at our heroic or anti-heroic best. Audiences thrill to identify with these higher versions of themselves who single-mindedly confront extraordinary obstacles to reach their heart’s desire while being driven by forces they barely understand.
Forget the dry, boring grammar lessons of your youth. Take this class and enter an enchanting world of punctuation unlike any you have ever considered. Do commas trip you up? Unsure about semi-colons? Come explore their usage and untapped power.
This course focuses on advanced strategic, operational, and project management topics in clinical research with an emphasis on increasing efficiency and quality at all levels of the process.
Acquisition editors must acquire, develop, and publish new books as well as revisions of current titles. They must also collaborate with a variety of people inside and outside the publishing company in addition to regularly traveling to conferences and universities to commission new authors and support sales and marketing staffs.
This seminar will examine the history of sculpture throughout Western art. The first half will focus on the development and lasting impact of classical figural sculpture, while the second half will explore radical changes to the medium during the late 19th and 20th centuries.
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:
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
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