This Online course is designed to provide you with a combination of research, theory, and practice, and to enable you to participate critically and meaningfully in public policy analysis. It introduces basic policy principles and processes, including critical theories, tools, and applications. This course distinguishes three macro, micro, and content-oriented policy-making areas and provides a clear relationship between descriptive, analytical, and prescriptive policy analysis approaches. Its purpose is to help participants design clear, effective, and critical thinking about policy concepts and applications. Each module is presented in 4 weeks (12 sessions of 60 minutes) and has a value equal to 10 educational credits and has a self-sufficient end of course certificate.
The course consists of 3 modules and is offered in 12 weeks and will have 30 educational credits and the course’s final certificate.
This course provides a combination of research, theory, and practice that develops participants’ ability to critically and meaningfully analysis of public policy.
You will gain an understanding of the use of quantitative and qualitative tools and research methods as you become familiar with the key concepts of public policy.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for people working in the field of policy or public policy analysis. Policymakers and senior and middle managers, government agents, NGO experts, and individuals in public and private sector organizations, especially in Persian-speaking countries, who want to influence public policy will find this course very useful and effective.
Course date and duration
This is a 14 weeks online course delivered by communication experts in the form of seminars and workshops in Persian and English languages. Start Date: 12 َApril 2021
An Overview of the Public Policy Paradigm Perspective (Explore the foundations, approaches, and domains of public policy)
Concepts, and Methods of Policy Analysis (Strengthen the policy analysis capacity by three approaches of Descriptive, Analytical, and Prescriptive)
Public Policy in Practice (Explore the Public Policy Domains)
Workshops (one at the end of each month):
- Role-Playing Scenario in policymaking
- Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS)
- Computer-assisted quantitative data analysis software
Upon completion of the programme, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Oxford International Collaboration Centre (OICC).
Azad University (IR) in Oxford
Sharif Policy Research Institute (SPRI)
Institute for Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Iranian National Commission for UNESCO
The registration fee For Persian speakers living in Iran, Afghanistan or Tajikistan is £625 (200 Million Iranian Rial), and for Persian speakers who live in other countries equivalent to £825. Fees include course Materials, tuition, and certification. We would like to announce a 25% discount for group registration (+5 people).
Kindly send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the payment arrangements.
You can get more information by contacting the course co-ordinator, Dr Hamid Bohloli, at email@example.com.
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