Quantitative Methods for Data Analysis

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Course Number: 
GAFL 612

Program: 

  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core

Semester: 

  • Fall 2020

Course Format

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus

On-campus meetings will be modified for fall 2020 in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.

On-Campus Day(s): 
Saturday
On-Campus Time(s): 

Fall 2019 on-campus meetings will be held on the following four (4) Saturdays all day from 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM (break for lunch from 1 - 2 PM): September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7. Class will meet weekly online  for one hour a week at a time to be determined.

On-Campus Location:

Online
Online Day(s): 
TBD
Online Time: 
TBD
Course Description: 

This course will help students learn how to make evidence-based decisions in a public sector context. The course will introduce important data analysis skills and help students evaluate the quality of studies undertaken to measure the impact of public policies and programs.

This is a required course for executive MPA students at the Fels Institute of Government. This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Also, please note there is an additional $150 online course fee.

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu