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.
WORKS OF THE MIND LUNCHEONS
Join us for a simple lunch and a thought-provoking lecture given by a UChicago faculty member. Conveniently scheduled right after morning classes end, these luncheons are scheduled once per quarter and take place in the Gleacher Center. Works of the Mind Luncheons are open to all.
The Shari‘a represents the totality of religious, legal and moral guidelines, the will of God for human life as a whole. It serves as the guiding framework for Muslims in their quest for a harmonious life with the rest of the universe.
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?
Diversity in the U.S. and around the world is reaching a tipping point and marketers need to better understand and embrace different cultures to drive business growth, communicate effectively, and create an inclusive work culture.
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.
The main goal of this course is to increase participants’ skill in substantive editing—that is, editing that moves beyond mechanics to address aspects such as content, logic, and organization.
This course covers the process of coordinating and managing a clinical study from the perspective of the study site.
It’s easy to get lost when revising your manuscript for publishing consideration, but there’s good news: the synopsis, pitch, and query letter that accompany your submission can also serve as your GPS through the revision process! Fine-tune these tools in this hands-on workshop to take control and fine-tune your manuscript.
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.
Leaders exist at all levels of an organization, but what are the essential traits and behaviors of these individuals that foster high performance? This course provides the opportunity to explore the core skills and techniques that are crucial to effective leadership and management. In addition, you will delve into the personal journey of ident
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.
MEDLINE and Beyond will introduce you to practical techniques for improving your search skills related to looking for trustworthy medical, nursing and health care information online. How to use concepts such as the reference interview to shape your approach to a web search will be covered. We will explore different ways to craft a MEDLINE sear
Achieving business results in tomorrows challenging global project environment requires skills that go beyond the traditional management of deliverables, budgets, and resources.
A brand can be the foundation of successful marketing. Often, it is the most valuable asset of a business. But what is a brand and who defines it? This course challenges you to answer these questions and think deeply about the many facets and attributes of brands.
In Data Visualization and Storytelling, the second core course in the program, students learn about the roles visualization can play in making sense of their data and persuading others about what it means. They study how to conduct exploratory data analysis and locate patterns and trends in data by visualizing relationships within it.
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:
Just as in real life, characters are defined by their internal conflicts and their most crucial relationships. In this class, we’ll deploy internal character contradictions and shape-shifting antagonists to enrich your characters, theme, and story.
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.
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 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.
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