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 fast-paced introductory course ignites your enthusiasm for marketing and its blend of art and science that helps businesses and organizations achieve their goals.
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.
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.
A daylong seminar covering genre-changing works from 1642 to 1925 -- from Monteverdi's Poppea to Berg's Lulu.
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 two-day workshop focuses on developing transformational leaders (at all levels in an organization) who utilize as well as influence effective agile practices – combined, when necessary, with traditional project management practices – in order to enable their organizations to strategize and execute with flair and panache, to fully harness an
This course covers the process of coordinating and managing a clinical study from the perspective of the study site.
In this workshop, we'll learn how to craft scenes that contain all the elements that move your story forward. We'll discuss how richly drawn characters, strong sense of place, and effective dialogue can be amplified to create dramatic arc.
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?
This course provides an introduction to good clinical practice (GCP) in clinical research according to FDA regulations and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
Resource and budget constraints are ubiquitous on our projects. They often lead to schedule slippage and cost overrun. Research over the last three decades has consistently shown that at least one third of projects, regardless of the industry, do not complete on time or under budget.
This course aims at preparing students with moderate statistics experience to leverage those skills on the web. We will start with gaining a fundamental understanding of how the web works, enabling tracking of users and content. Also explored will be the user’s perspective, giving students a 360 view of the web experience.
This course is designed to give students the foundation they need to create effective, accurate tables, graphs, and figures.
This is a four-day program that will aid participants in gaining an understanding of the basics of quantum information science (QIS). Particular attention will be focused on QIS applications, such as quantum sensing, quantum communication, and quantum computing.
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.
This course gives participants a working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, the most comprehensive and widely used style guide.
This course is designed for those interested in starting a career as freelance medical writers and editors. It covers the foundations of how to envision, implement, and begin to expand a sustainable full-time or part-time freelancing business.
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 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 core 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.
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