Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs
(Faculty of Public Affairs)
Political Management (POLM) Courses
Introduction to Political Management
Introduction to the field of political management. The institutional, legislative and ethical context in which party strategists, campaign managers, pollsters, lobbyists and civil society operate. Related administrative and communications skills.
Precludes additional credit for COMM 3100 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing.
Lecture three hours a week.
Polling and Opinion Research
The different elements of opinion research such as opinion measurement, questionnaire design, interviewing, data analysis and interpretation, and how this helps understand the process by which citizens make decisions about political issues.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as POLM 5010, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminar three hours a week.
An exploration of the knowledge and skills necessary in political advocacy and public affairs: public policy knowledge, in-depth knowledge of the political system, strategic communications skills and particularly the ability to explain complex problems and solutions clearly and concisely.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as POLM 5012, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminar 3 hours per week
Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca
Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca