IICS570: Public Affairs and Advocacy

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

May 24, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

This course introduces students to the role that lobbying and advocacy play in influencing governmental decision-making. It explores both the theories and practice of lobbying with a focus on strategies and activities of effective public affairs and advocacy campaigns. It also provides both a clear understanding of the key government stakeholders and their role in policy decisions and the evolving frameworks that regulate a lobbyist’s activities. Prerequisite: PCOM 633 Strategic Communication Management.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
May 24, 2021 July 25, 2021 $2248.83 Online
May 23, 2022 July 24, 2022 TBD Online