Price School, Zerunyan endeavor to establish PhD policy, management program in Armenia

The USC Price School of Public Policy is pursuing a plan to establish a special doctoral program in public policy and management in Armenia, designed to build the academic infrastructure to address the significant public management needs of this growing country and region.

Bedrosian Center helps CA Latino Caucus officials enhance leadership capacity

The USC Price School of Public Policy hosted more than 20 public officials from the League of California Cities Latino Caucus, who took part in the Bedrosian Center on Governance’s Local Leaders Executive Education Forum on Sept. 22 and 23. The participants, many of whom are mayors or councilmembers of cities across California, heard presentations…

Zerunyan offers lessons in governance, leadership to Armenia’s Defense Ministry

USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Frank Zerunyan returned to Armenia for the third consecutive year to provide his expertise in governance to senior officials of the relatively new democracy. Governance skills related to leadership and negotiation are much needed in former Soviet Union countries that are still transitioning from a time when everything…

USC Bedrosian Center Seeks to Help Improve Armenian Public Administration

The University of Southern California Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise has formed a unique relationship with Armenian educators and leaders seeking a deeper understanding of democratic and decentralized governance in the post-Soviet era of their young republic. The effort is spearheaded by Frank Vram Zerunyan, a professor of the practice of governance…

Zerunyan helps shape public leadership from South Africa to Armenia

USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Frank Zerunyan furthered his efforts to impart lessons in effective governance and public-sector leadership across the globe with recent speaking engagements and workshops in the nations of South Africa, Armenia and Georgia.   Local lessons, global impact In May, Zerunyan, director of executive education at the USC Bedrosian…

Utilities and Climate Change: Metropolitan Water District (Highlights)

Highlights from the Executive Education Lunch Forum on Climate Change Strategic Mandates. Watch the full version here.

Climate Change Strategic Mandates – What do we expect from our Utilities?

  • Professor Daniel Mazmanian, Ph.D. (moderator)
  • Gary Stern, Ph.D. : Sr. Director of Regulatory Policy at Southern California Edison
  • Ken Chawkins, Ph.D.  : Manager of Public Policy at Southern California Gas Company
  • Grace Chan, M.S.  :Manager, Resource Planning & Development at MWD

The Executive Education Forum for Policy and Administration at USC Price School (EXED) offers a broad base of specialized non-degree certificates for local and global leaders.

EXED is a suite of intensive programs targeting public sector and other senior, mid-level, and emerging leaders, and is designed to deepen their understanding of substantive policy issues, augment their ability to leverage and increase existing public sector capacity, and foster leadership all with the purpose of improving public and nonprofit administration and solving public problems. These programs together help build the capacity to implement effective policy, which is central to the goal of the Bedrosian Center.

EXED achieves this by bringing together the world-renowned faculty of USC Price School, experienced practitioners and a dynamic curriculum to teach and reach across sectoral boundaries.

Utilities and Climate Change: Southern California Gas Company (Highlights)

Highlights from the Executive Education Lunch Forum on Climate Change Strategic Mandates. Watch the full version here.

Climate Change Strategic Mandates – What do we expect from our Utilities?

  • Professor Daniel Mazmanian, Ph.D. (moderator)
  • Gary Stern, Ph.D. : Sr. Director of Regulatory Policy at Southern California Edison
  • Ken Chawkins, Ph.D.  : Manager of Public Policy at Southern California Gas Company
  • Grace Chan, M.S.  :Manager, Resource Planning & Development at MWD

The Executive Education Forum for Policy and Administration at USC Price School (EXED) offers a broad base of specialized non-degree certificates for local and global leaders.

EXED is a suite of intensive programs targeting public sector and other senior, mid-level, and emerging leaders, and is designed to deepen their understanding of substantive policy issues, augment their ability to leverage and increase existing public sector capacity, and foster leadership all with the purpose of improving public and nonprofit administration and solving public problems. These programs together help build the capacity to implement effective policy, which is central to the goal of the Bedrosian Center.

EXED achieves this by bringing together the world-renowned faculty of USC Price School, experienced practitioners and a dynamic curriculum to teach and reach across sectoral boundaries.

Utilities and Climate Change: Southern California Edison (Highlights)

Excerpt from the Executive Education Lunch Forum : Utilities and Climate Change Strategies

The Executive Education Forum for Policy and Administration at USC Price School (EXED) offers a broad base of specialized non-degree certificates for local and global leaders. This forum panel discussion asks what do we expect from our utilities in the face of climate change? This video features highlights from Southern California Edison’s Director of Regulatory Policy, Gary Stern.

Utilities and Climate Change Strategies (Full Video)

Executive Education Lunch Forum : Utilities and Climate Change Strategies

• Professor Daniel Mazmanian, Ph.D. (moderator)
• Gary Stern, Ph.D., Sr. Director of Regulatory Policy at Southern California Edison
• Ken Chawkins, Ph.D. , Manager of Public Policy at Southern California Gas Company
• Grace Chan, M.S., Manager, Resource Planning & Development at MWD

The Executive Education Forum for Policy and Administration at USC Price School (EXED) offers a broad base of specialized non-degree certificates for local and global leaders. This forum panel discussion asks what do we expect from our utilities in hte face of climate change?