Introduction to Computers in Public Management OpenCourseWare: A Free Graduate Level Public Management Course by MIT

Published Jan 15, 2009

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'Introduction to Computers in Public Management II,' a free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), acquaints students with computer-based programs that are programs that are more frequently used in planning and development. This course is part of the graduate program in Urban Studies and Planning at the Cambridge, Massachusetts campus.

Introduction to Computers in Public Management II: Course Specifics

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Introduction to Computers in Public Management II: Course Description

This follow-up to 'Introduction to Computers in Public Management' offers numerous real-world examples and encourages hands-on learning to provide students with the basics of building and using databases. Students learn about data input, output, queries and the relational model of database design. By the end of the course, students can use demographic data to create maps that are accurate and easy to understand. MIT instructors Professor Lorlene Hoyt, Professor Joseph Ferriera and Thomas Grayson lead this course, and translations are available in Portuguese and Spanish are available.

Lecture notes, lab exercises, assignments, study materials and some readings are available for free online.

If you're interested in taking this course, visit the introduction to computers in public management course page.

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