Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
Lectures principales demandées : Dictionnaire pratique du droit humanitaire, Francoise BouchetSaulnier, éd. La Découverte.
tal_transformation_of_business.pdf ; http://www. mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/ essays_in_digital_transformation.
“D4D” - DIGITAL FOR DEVELOPMENT : HANDS-ON PROJECTS TO FOSTER DEVELOPMENT THROUGH IT
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
EVALUATING PUBLIC POLICIES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Mathieu CAPDEVILA, Gabriel PIERARD (Senior Manager). Prerequisite : Knowledge of European Union institutions, history, key policies and major programmes. Ability to work in English (including drafting). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : - One ﬁve-minutes individual oral presentation on an EU policy topic (one per student during the semester, over 10 classes – i.e. all classes except the 1st and the 12th) - 15% of total class grade ; - One written group case study : putting together an evaluation proposal in response to an EU Commission call for tender (groups of 3 to 5 students) - 40% of total class grade ; - One group presentation of works on the evaluation proposal case study (same groups as above) - 15% of total class grade ; - One short individual exercise (regulatory impact assessment) - 15% of total class grade ; - Debates with guests' lecturers - 5% of total class grade. Workload : Reasonable workload. Pedagogical method : The seminar will be held across 12 sessions including : - Systematically presentations by the teachers, and class materials provided by the teachers ; - Systematically, two individual oral presentations (ﬁve-minutes) by two students ; - Occasionally, presentations by guests lecturers ; - The presentation of group works on the practical case studies by students (last class). Course Description : Evaluation is an approach that aims at systematically collecting information about public policies and programmes and notably their results, in order to help policymakers
Teachers : Nicolas PEJOUT (Directeur de la Formation Continue à Sciences Po). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Students will be organized in teams. Each team will work on a speciﬁc project, will challenge other teams and will be challenged in a peer-review framework. Regular updates will be set up with the teacher. Workload : Each team is expected to work about 3 hours a week to share results during each session. Pedagogical method : This workshop is based on constant interaction, peer-review, test and learn ; it will use a design thinking approach so that teams can come up with prototypes at the end of the semester. Team work is essential, to make sure this course uses open innovation at its best. Course Description : The 2016 World Development Report (Work Bank) will ask whether the Internet is a force for development. The Internet, Big Data, cloud computing, m-payment, etc., all digital trends will have an impact on development. But how ? Students taking this course will work on projects from A to Z, in groups, trying to invent and develop D4D innovations with an entrepreneurial spirit. They will use the design thinking approach and will present their proposals to potential partners (ﬁrms and international organisations). Required reading : http://www.unglobalpulse. org/sites/default/files/BigDataforDevelopment-UNGlobalPulseJune2012.pdf ; http:// siteresources.worldbank.org/extinformationandcommunicationandtechnologies/Resources/ WBG_ICT_Strategy-2012.pdf ; https ://hbr. org/resources/pdfs/comm/microsoft/the_digi1238