Critiquing & Negotiating Policy in International Affairs

Schools of Public Engagement: International Affairs

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Critiquing &Negotiating Policy

Fall 2022

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: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 7:14am EST 12/7/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 716

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/6/2022