Special Topics: Campaign MGMT
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This course teaches the skills involved in the management of successful national, state, and local political campaigns. It draws upon case studies of previous and current political campaigns, hands-on training by experts, and student placement in political campaigns. Students will explore the core functions of running a campaign including: Addressing legal issues and requirements, fundraising and budgeting, hiring staff, developing a campaign strategy, running a ground game, developing a media campaign and working with reporters, polling, defining campaign themes and issues, and working with political parties and other groups. Students will also learn how to design their own campaign strategies and structures. This is the class for those who want to work in politics as career or who want know more about how campaigns actually are managed. Prerequisite: PSCI 1110 or by Instructor Permission.
Schultz, David, "PSCI3980-01.Special Topics: Campaign MGMT.F16.Schultz,David" (2016). Syllabi. 11766.