Thematic Areas

1. Data Analysis and Quantitative Techniques for Public Policy

Course Workshop
Statistics – I R Programming
Statistics – II Data Sources and Indian Datasets

2. Philosophical and Cultural Foundations of Public Policy

Course
Political Philosophy of Public Policy
Society and Culture
Ethics of Public Policy

3. Systems and Design Thinking

Course Workshop
Design Thinking in Public Policy Design Thinking in Public Policy
Complexity

4. Fundamentals of Strategic Decision Making

Course Workshop
Critical Thinking and Reasoning Example of Games in Public Policy
Games and Strategies

5. Fundamentals of Governance and Markets

Course Workshop
Markets for Development Examples of Market and Government Failures
Fundamentals of Regulatory Frameworks in India

6. Economics and Heuristics for Development

Course
Understanding Behaviour
Economics of Policy Analysis
Public Policy and Development

7. Legal Decision making in Public Policy

Course Workshop
Laws and Policies of Modern India Case Studies of Laws and Policies of Modern India
Constitutional Law and Public Policy Contracts: Reading and Writing
Law and Economics

8. Civil Society and Change

Course Workshop
Politics, Civil Society, and Advocacy Case studies of successful collective action

9. Finance and Budgeting for Public Administration

Course Workshop
Public Finance in India Accounts and Balance Sheets
Budgeting
Project Finance
Public Procurement

10. Government, Politics and Policy Studies

Course
Indias Administistrative Setup
Politics of Public Policy

11. Leadership in Public Service

Workshop
Leadership
Negotiation, Pursuasion, Dissuasion
Delegation and Time Management
Grant Writing and Fundraising

12. Policy Communication

Course Workshop
Media, Public Opinion and Policy Mass Campaigns
Writing and Communication

13. Evaluation of Programs and Projects

Workshop
Studies in Evidence Based Policy Making
Impact Evaluation (Quantiative)
Impact Evaluation (Qualitative)
Impact Evaluation – Theory of Choice
Concurrent Monoitoring and Evaluation
Problems and Needs Assessment

14. Strategic Studies

Course
Foreign Policy
National Security

15. Applied Aspects of Public Policy, Management and Design

Course Workshop
Urban Governance Technology and Public Policy
Public Administration in Practice
Capstone
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