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IICS570: Public Affairs and Advocacy

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

February 11, 2019

Subject Level


Course Description

This course introduces students to the role that lobbying and advocacy play in influencing governmental decision-making. It explores both the theories and practice of lobbying with a focus on strategies and activities of effective public affairs and advocacy campaigns. It also provides both a clear understanding of the key government stakeholders and their role in policy decisions and the evolving frameworks that regulate a lobbyist’s activities. Prerequisite: PCOM 633 Strategic Communication Management.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 11, 2019 April 14, 2019 TBD Online
May 25, 2020 July 26, 2020 TBD Online