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PPG2012H: Achieving Policy Change from Outside Government

Course Description

PPG2012H focuses on the role of interest groups and advocacy in the public policy process.

This course seeks to achieve three primary objectives:

  1. Impart real-world knowledge on how to achieve policy objectives on behalf of non-governmental entities (corporations, non-profits, broader public sector, etc.);
  2. help students develop concrete skills (strategic and communications) necessary to influence government and achieve public policy objectives; and
  3. hone a theoretical understanding of pluralism, collective action, and interest group activity.

Term
Fall (2nd year)

Instructor
Josh Hjartarson