SAIS Courses

Competitive Skills for the Policy Arena

This course will help students improve their writing and argument development skills, which will directly help them improve their ability to be successful in the policy arena. Students will be required to quickly analyze a series of both individual and group-based case studies and craft materials related to these case studies. Students are expected to swiftly become proficient in the drafting of concept papers, talking points, fact sheets, briefing materials, speeches and opeds, among others.  

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.