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Designed for students and working professionals, our non-degree programs enable you to gain specific skills that can bridge gaps in your portfolio and accelerate your path to measurable social impact.
Programs range from four to seven weeks in length and cover topics such as R Programming, writing, and leadership.
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Develop and expand your data analytics skills in six weeks. For individuals from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, this program provides a foundation in quantitative tools and the application of rigorous analytics in policy.
Duration: Six (6) weeks
Data Analytics Credential
This seven-week summer program creates a unique learning experience for global students and young professionals, providing an opportunity to connect rigorous data analytics to cutting-edge policy research implementation.
Duration: Seven (7) weeks
Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program
Learn the cutting-edge theory and application of monetary and international finance policy from top faculty at UChicago and Peking University, together with global industry leaders.
Monetary Policy and International Finance
Using a blend of theory, cases, negotiation exercises, and facilitated discussion, develop your “interpersonal toolkit" exploring how to execute strategy through persuading other people to work with you towards your objectives and lead the change you aspire to create.
Duration: Six (6) weeks
Negotiation as a Leadership Skill
Through the flexible model delivered by the PKU-UChicago International Policy Action Lab, in four weeks you’ll learn the evidence-based approach of conducting international policy research from top scholars at Peking University and the University of Chicago.
Duration: Four (4) weeks
PKU–UChicago International Policy Action Lab
Work with expert writers and editors, and practice evidence-based persuasive writing to form policy arguments that have the power to change minds and incite action.
Writing Persuasive Public Policy
Through a series of panel discussions with top scholars and practitioners, explore the domestic and foreign policy implications of the 2020 US election cycle.
The Battles Ahead: Domestic and Global Implications of the 2020 US Election
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