Spring 2007 Course Description

Advanced Topics in Management

Section Title: Issues in Urban Management
Instructor(s): Toby Futrell
Course: P A 388L - Advanced Topics in Management
(previously Seminar on Topics in Public Management)
Unique Number: 63535
Day & Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Room: SRH 3.109
Waitlist Information:Kristen Hotopp,

This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: This course is designed to address current issues in urban management, particularly those issues pertaining to the business of medium and large scale municipalities, and to develop and refine the students' professional and leadership skills in conjunction with the subject matter. Topics to be covered will include the following:

Resources to be used in the seminar will include assigned readings which will be on reserve in the LBJ School Library, guest speakers with professional expertise in the topical area being covered, and handout materials provided by the speakers. In addition, students will be expected to prepare professional memoranda and to make brief professional presentations.

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