Critiquing, Negotiating and Advocating Policy in International Affairs

Schools of Public Engagement: International Affairs

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Critiquing & Advocating Policy

Fall 2020

Taught By: Barbara Adams

Section: A

CRN: 9095

Credits: 3

This course aims to build skills to be effective policy advocates, as professionals in international affairs, whether in government, NGO, think tank, international agency, media, business or any other organization. By the end of the course you will have learned how to undertake critical analysis and learned concrete skills for action. The course covers : (i) methods of critiquing policy design focusing particularly on identifying the winners and losers, and identifying the arguments for and against alternatives; (ii) strategies for negotiations including building alliances and support amongst stakeholders and skills in negotiations; (iii) approaches and tools advocacy campaigns to build public support and effect policy and behavior change by governments, corporations and other powerful organizations; and (iv) skills in writing policy briefs, op eds, crating social media messages, writing and delivering effective speeches and presentations.

This course fulfills the PIA I requirement in the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: International Affairs (NINT)

Campus: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:26am 8/8/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 8:00pm - 9:50pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/2/2020 - 12/16/2020