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Christopher M. Vance
PB AF 598
Seattle Campus

Administrative and Policy Skills Workshop

Teaches practical administrative, leadership, and analytic skills commonly required of managers and analysts in the public and nonprofit sectors. The workshops emphasize hands-on problem resolution, simulations, and actual practice. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This course is designed to give participants the same level of training political organizations and parties provide to candidates and entry level campaign managers and staff. The goal is that upon completion of the course, students will not only understand how campaigns function, they will actually be prepared to work on a campaign staff or manage a state legislative or small local election.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, guest speakers.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Participation. Completion of a mock campaign plan


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Christopher M. Vance
Date: 09/06/2013