Christopher M. Vance
PB AF 598
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.
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.
Class assignments and grading
Participation. Completion of a mock campaign plan