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    Course: Advanced Labor Leadership: Labor History and Economics

    Through an expansive overview, you will gain a greater understanding of the history of the United States labor movement. This includes learning about the history of U.S. labor markets, labor leaders, mass movements, the strengths and weaknesses, and mistakes and triumphs of unions and other labor focused organizations. Intertwined with this history, you will be introduced to economic trends and policies, from the federal deficit to the minimum wage law, to see how national and international economics affects workers.

    Programs Associated with this Course
    • Certificate in DePaul Labor Leadership Certificate Program
    Who Should Attend

    This certificate program is intended for union, worker center and community-based organization members, staff, activists, and Executive Board officers. You are welcome to enroll at any level: Beginner (Working knowledge of topics), Competent (Good working and background knowledge of topics), or Proficient (Depth of understanding of topics).

    Benefits

    Upon completion of all six courses, you will:

    • Build on existing labor knowledge and skills
    • Gain a deeper understanding of labor issues and economic justice
    • Prepare to take on new levels of leadership in unions, worker centers and community-based organizations
    • Earn a Certificate of Achievement from DePaul University

    Professional Affiliations

    The Labor Leadership Certificate Program is presented in partnership with the Labor Education Center.

    FAQ

    Is there a required textbook?
    No, no textbooks are required for this program. Reading materials will be provided in class.

    Do I get DePaul credit for this class?
    No, but some DePaul CPE courses have been approved for continuing education units (CEUs). These classes are professional education classes with different requirements than courses taken for academic credit.

    Is this class offered in-class or online?
    This certificate program is offered both in-class and online.

    Will I have to write papers and take exams?
    There will be short papers and exams in some of the courses.

    For More Information, Contact:

    Jessica Cook-Qurayshi

    Email: JCOOK18@depaul.edu
    Phone:


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