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Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English, Arabic

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Course Roadmap

5 videos (Total 17 min), 2 readings
5 videos
Student Introduction for the Course Roadmap 50s
Module by Module Overview of Topics in the Course3m
The Approach of the Course2m
There are few "right" Answers 2m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Suggested Readings10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Public Policy Challenges in the 21st Century

5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Class Objective and Themes9m
GT 2030 Planning Exercise20m
Policy Change from Citizen Involvement7m
Gerry Warburg Post-lecture Discussion4m
1 practice exercise
Forecasting the Public Policy Challenges of 203020m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

The Media and Changing Nature of Politics

9 videos (Total 70 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Gerry Warburg Lecture Introduction to Dee Dee Myers5m
Dee Dee Myers Career Path from Mondale to Clinton and Beyond4m
Dee Dee Myers and the Evolution of Media in Politics8m
Dee Dee Myers and the Political Environment Today9m
Dee Dee Myers and Leadership Lessons Learned - Finding Common Ground, Listening and Creating Real Change8m
Dee Dee Myers Answers UVa Student Questions8m
Dee Dee Myers Continues to Answer UVa Student Questions12m
Gerry Warburg and Dee Dee Myers Post Lecture Discussion10m
1 practice exercise
Media and the Changing Nature of Politics20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Healthcare Systems and Insurance Markets

9 videos (Total 58 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Gerry Warburg introduction to Eric Patashnik and the Importance of Healthcare Policy6m
Eric Patashnik Discussing Imperfect Information and the Three Dilemmas of Medical Finance6m
Eric Patashnik Discusses Different Types of Healthcare Markets5m
Eric Patashnik Compares International Healthcare Responses to the United States9m
Eric Patashnik Provides an Overview of the Affordable Care Act10m
Eric Patashnik Answers UVa Student Questions5m
Eric Patashnik Continues to Answer UVa Student Questions8m
Gerry Warburg and Eric Patashnik Post Lecture Discussion4m
1 practice exercise
Healthcare Policy Challenges20m
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By TASep 27th 2019

To know the "Public Policy Challenges of the 21st Century" is more essential for the global people in this era. Thanks for the opportunity. I hope it will give a concise idea to learn on it...

By VAMay 3rd 2019

This was an excellent introduction. I wish there could have been a greater opportunity for personal engagement with faculty, but I understand the platform makes it very difficult.

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Professor Gerry Warburg

Professor of Public Policy, Assistant Dean for External Affairs
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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