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.
As professional project managers in today’s complex, dynamic, and global world we are constantly reminded that must strive to “meet and exceed” our customer’s expectations.
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
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 course is designed to give students the foundation they need to create effective, accurate tables, graphs, and figures.
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
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 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.
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 provides an overview of the drug development and clinical trials processes.
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.
In this course, students will learn how to interpret and report the most common statistical tests and procedures used in biomedical and epidemiological research.
This required course teaches principles and practices in corporate finance, with a particular emphasis on evaluating levels of risk and rates of return on corporate investments and resource allocations.
This course teaches students to apply the principles of Design Thinking to marketing plan development.
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).
This course covers the process of coordinating and managing a clinical study from the perspective of the study site.
This elective course provides an overview of topics in behavioral economics. It focuses on using the concepts studied to both understand and improve financial (and other) decisions. Areas covered include thought systems, learning, biases, overconfidence, choices, and practical applications in finance and business.
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