Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
i.e. causes actual improvements in welfare outcomes. The goal of this course is to provide a detailed understanding of impact evaluations in practice. Many of the topics, such as measuring outcomes and dealing with threats to the validity of an evaluation, are relevant for all methodologies. Students will be provided with tools to determine the strength of current evaluations and critically raise interesting questions, both from a theoretical and practical view. The course will present material through interactive lectures and case studies using examples from completed or ongoing ﬁeld experiments. Required reading : Gertler, P.J., S. Martinez, P, Premand, L.B. Rawlings, C.M.J. Vermeersch. 2011. Impact Evaluation in Practice. World Bank : Washington, D.C. ; Khander, S.R., G.B. Koolwal and H.A. Samad. 2010. Handbook on Impact Evaluation : Quantitative Methods and Practices. World Bank : Washington, D.C.
will be applied by students during the class via practical exercises, simulations and presentations in front of their peers. The course will also include videos to illustrate real-life examples of impactful speeches. Course Description : This course aims to support students in their path to becoming inspiring and impactful speakers. To do so, they will be invited to work on public speaking key concepts and techniques as a way to (re)connect with their unique personal style and resources. Public speaking refers to the art of informing, inﬂuencing and inspiring audiences. The course will therefore cover critical elements concerning verbal and non-verbal communication, such as key steps for building a winning speech or techniques for maximizing one's own communication impact. Also, a part of the course will concentrate on storytelling, a very powerful communication technique which leverages on the magic of stories to create a unique connection with audiences. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
IMPACTFUL PUBLIC SPEAKING
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 12 Language of tuition : English Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 12 Language of tuition : English
IMPLEMENTING HOUSING POLICIES
Teachers : Matthieu COQUEL (France Head of Talent Attraction & Acquisition, groupe Renault), Pedro GONZALO (Programme Director - Corporate University, Société Générale). Prerequisite : Students are asked to prepare a 4-5 minutes speech selling an idea, statement or cause they would like to share (it can be linked to academic/professional background or to personal interests and hobbies). This speech will be reworked during the class and students will be asked to present it in front of their peers. Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : Course grade based on participation in class (active involvement in the course, contribution to class discussions and feedbacks to peers, relevance of the inputs, speech preparation) Workload : 6 sessions of 2 hours (2 ECTS). Pedagogical Method : While drawing on some key theoretical concepts and ideas, this course will be highly interactive, applicable and experiential. Indeed, all theoretical elements presented 1412
Teachers : Pauline DUMONTIER (Social Project Manager, Emmaüs Habitat). Prerequisite : None Pedagogical Format : Workshop Course validation : Conducting a meeting : 50% collective note. Call for tender : 50% collective note. Pedagogical Method : 4 sessions of 3 hours. Course Description : This workshop emphasizes the social, economic and environmental stakes of housing policies and their implementation. Large metropolises face strategic housing issues, which depend on their history, social structure, population growth, and existing economic and housing market dynamics. Policy makers have to take all those elements into account in order to properly meet people's essential housing needs and to ensure a sustainable and integrative urban growth. Group discussions will highlight the difﬁculties of meeting the following challenges : housing the