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Harvard School of Public Health

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Winter 2007

Pojasek, Robert

Dr. R. Pojasek, Dr. J. Spengler
5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007
Lectures, seminars, case studies. One day lecture; half day seminar and work on the case study (six hours during each week.)

Students will learn the skill of using problem solving tools for dealing with environment, health and safety problems and managing the associated environmental risks. A number of tools are presented within a systems approach. These tools are widely used by industries and governmental organizations throughout the world. The student should be prepared to use these skills in team environments once they graduate from Harvard. Means of measuring progress and managing programs using the systems approach will be presented and discussed.
Course Activities: A term paper will be completed by small groups on an actual project on a Harvard campus or local institution. This will reinforce the skills gained in class. Course will meet Tuesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 from 9 am to 4 pm and Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 from 9 am to 3 pm.
Course Note: Ordinal grading only.

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