BUKD-X520 Washington Campus Public Policy Education
- 12 Weeks
One week intensive course guided by the rigorous academic standards set forth by the 16 graduate business schools represented in The Washington Campus consortium, the educational programs bring participants face-to-face with experienced policymakers, senior policy advisors, and experts in public relations and advocacy who explain how Washington really works, how decisions actually get made, and who controls each step of the process. The programs provide a comfortable, neutral environment where current and future business leaders, including those who work in the non-profit sector, in trade associations, and within the advocacy community, can meet and exchange information with each other and with past and current policymakers, through formal educational sessions as well as informal networking.
BUKD-X520 Global Immersion Courses
- 12 Weeks
Global immersion courses combine online learning with an in-person learning experience. Each term, Kelley Direct offers opportunities for students to travel internationally to gain real-world business experience, make connections, and develop an innovative mindset to help them become better executive decision makers in their work context.International trips typically last 7-10 days. In consulting-focused courses,students work during the online portions of the course to learn about the context of the country and market they are visiting, the scope of the project,and the needs of the client. In country, students meet with clients, visit client sites, and present deliverables to the client. For exploration-focused courses, students explore a key topic or set of themes, and conduct analysis or produce business plans focused on the country and market in which they are immersed.