Short Courses. Big Impact.


Recent Offerings

Policy in Numbers: Quant for Non-Quants

July 19-20, 2018

Negotiating for Success

August 9-10, 2018


Why Take A Short Course?

advance your career

Short courses are designed for hands-on learning, allowing participants to immediately put into practice what they have learned. Participants also earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units) and receive a McCourt School certificate of completion.

The Mccourt Difference

Courses are taught by full-time faculty from across our nationally ranked degree programs or by expert practitioners within their respective fields.

Faculty Expertise

small groups, meaningful interactions

Short-courses are open to public and last between one and five days. They are typically taught in small groups to create learning experiences that maximize meaningful interactions and an exchange of ideas.

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Course Themes

A broad range of Executive Institute short courses are offered each year typically addressing one or more of the themes below:

Courses offered expose and prepare participants with the essential technical and analytical skills necessary to analyze, evaluate, and monitor policies and programs.
  • Past courses have included:
    • Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Cutting Edge Techniques In Program Evaluation
    • International Program Evaluation for Managers
Courses offered expose and prepare participants with the technical and analytical skills necessary to describe, illustrate, condense, and evaluate data.
  • Past courses have included:
    • Creating Interactive Visualizations with Excel
    • Creating Interactive Visualizations with Tableau
    • Data Visualization for Policy Analysis
    • Designing and Developing Interactive Graphics
    • Introduction to Data Presentation and Visualization
Courses offered expose and prepare participants to a wide array of management and leadership skills necessary to lead their teams and within their organization.
  • Past courses have included:
    • Negotiating for Success
    • Conflict Management in the Workplace
    • Public Sector Management
    • Influencing, Persuasion, and Public Speaking
    • Effective Decision Making
Courses offered will provide participants with practical insights and exposure necessary to navigate the different layers that make up the DNA of Washington, DC.
  • Past courses have included:
    • Agency Rulemaking & Adjudication: How The Federal Government Does Business
    • How Washington Really Works
    • Joining the Political Blogosphere
    • Making An Impact in Washington
    • Policy, Politics & the Media
    • The Federal Budget in a Time of Madness
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Participants are responsible for reading and adhering to our McCourt policies before and during our Executive Institute short courses.

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