PAD 301

Research Methods and Analysis

4 Unit(s)

Provides students with the writing, analytical and research tools required of professional public managers. Emphasis is on the methods of problem identification, developing a research strategy and formal research proposal; identification of secondary sources essential to public policy and management research; use of the Internet as a research tool; appropriate research methodologies; and a special emphasis on improving their ability to write concisely and in a persuasive style. Training in the use of multi-media presentation methods will be provided as well.