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.
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
This course is intended to address some of the more persistent and sometimes daunting difficulties that attend the effort to read classic texts of the Western cultural tradition.
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.
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 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 is designed to give students the foundation they need to create effective, accurate tables, graphs, and figures.
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
This course provides an overview of the drug development and clinical trials processes.
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.
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
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:
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 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 basic statistical concepts, such as hypothesis testing, the meaning of P value, and power determination.
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