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.
This required course teaches you the terminology, tools, and techniques of financial accounting and shows you the relationships among major types of financial statements: balance sheets, cash flow statements, and income and expense statements.
This course introduces basic statistical concepts, such as hypothesis testing, the meaning of P value, and power determination.
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.
Wouldn't it be great if we could achieve success in all our personal and professional endeavors? Wouldn't it be equally satisfying if we understood why others behave the way that they do? After all, we are brilliant individuals who possess intelligence and technical skills, right?
More than just an artistic style, “Orientalism” is a groundbreaking concept that revealed the deep influences that European scholarship and attitudes had on the making of the Middle East.
A dynamic team delivers breakthrough results well beyond what an individual can accomplish alone. Teamwork isn't easy. but when all members are contributing, the energy and productivity is contagious!
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 editing tools, such as redlining, more effectively.
In the Phaedo, Plato presents his friend and teacher Socrates on the cusp of death, waiting to fulfill – by hemlock – the sentence imposed upon him by the people of Athens. Socrates, with friends & acquaintances, ruminates on the soul, its possible immortality, as well as on the nature of what can be known and how we can know it.
“Season 2” of our Iliad seminar picks up near the end of book 4 with battle proper - between the Greeks and Trojans - (re-)engaged. Though Achilles remains withdrawn, other heroes & heroines, gods & goddesses vie with one another to shape events at Troy.
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.
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.
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.
This class is meant to introduce students to the great tradition of Western spirituality. For every figure discussed the instructor will provide relevant background information: historical context, theological currents and influences.
NEW in Autumn 2018: in addition to our in-person classes, this course can now be taken Online.
The Year 2 seminar is devoted to three great plays: Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, Euripides’ The Bacchae, and Shakespeare’s Anthony & Cleopatra. A close reading of Aristotle’s Poetics will enhance our understanding of the nature of tragedy as a dramatic genre.
In the Year 3 Seminar we will read some of the fundamental and groundbreaking works in the history of science. Each of these texts challenges the way we think about the structure and operation of the universe and our own place in it.