The Center partners with area academic institutions to offer courses and seminars and provide guest lectures in collaborative policy.
- Graduate courses
- Certificate Program in Collaborative Governance
- Undergraduate courses
- Guest lectures
In close collaboration with the Center, the Department of Public Policy and Administration (DPPA) at California State University, Sacramento has developed a graduate specialization in the emerging field of collaborative governance.
Introduction to Collaborative Policy-Making (PPA 270) is next offered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration in Fall of 2009.
Taught by CCP Research Director William Leach, PPA 270 explores the theory of deliberative policy analysis and collaborative policy-making.
Practice of Collaborative Policy-Making (PPA 271) is next offered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration at California State University, Sacramento in Spring of 2010.
Taught by Center Senior Policy Advisor David Booher, PPA 271 focuses on strategies and methods of collaborative policy-making including meeting design and management, mutual gains negotiations, collaborative leadership, public participation, and network analysis and management.
Advanced Practice in Collaborative Governance (PPA 272) is next offered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration at California State University Sacramento in Fall 2009.
Taught by David Booher, PPA 272 is a practice driven, highly participatory course for professionals who require more advanced skills in collaborative methods. Topics include conflict analysis and assessment, analysis of advocacy speech, public participation, working with the media, and interagency networks. It focuses on active learning with practice in a wide variety of collaborative skills.
More information and the syllabi for these courses can be obtained at the Department's website. http://www.csus.edu/mppa/collaborative_certificate/
In February 2006, California State University, Sacramento formally approved the Graduate Certificate Program in Collaborative Governance. Details about the program, including enrollment information, are available at http://www.csus.edu/mppa/collaborative_certificate/
On March 20, 2006, the Certificate Program was officially announced in the Sacramento State Bulletin, available at http://www.csus.edu/bulletin/bulletin032006/bulletin032006collaborative.stm
In August 2006, the first students completed the Certificate Program.
PPA 150 Collaborative Problem Solving Practicum is next offered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration at California State University Sacramento in the Fall of 2006.
Taught by David Booher, PPA 150 builds skills in using collaboration for group problem solving. Topics include working with cultural diversity, principled negotiation, designing collaborative processes, and the role of collaboration in solving public problems. The approach is practical and interdisciplinary, using active learning exercises supplemented by discussion and lecture.
To inquire about guest lecture support on collaborative policy for your academic course contact the Center at (916) 445-2079 or contact us by clicking on the 'contact us' link.