CPPR Academy offers training and professional development opportunities by means of internships, short-term courses and workshops for students and mid-career professionals seeking to traverse the public policy space. Our immersive programmes are curated to stimulate bright minds in political discourse who can engender significant social impact. All CPPR Academy programmes impart training in theory and praxis, with evidence-based research supported by debates and case studies.


Objectives


  • To provide high quality and affordable training, research and knowledge resources
  • To curate unique and specific courses designed to explore contemporary issues and meet industrial demand
  • To develop a rich and dynamic network of mentors, students and partner organisations
  • To create an engaging learning environment characterised by a holistic approach towards understanding niche areas in research and policy, strategic studies, political economy, law and social issues
  • To equip public policy enthusiasts with skills to effectively perform in complex policy environments
  • To adopt an interdisciplinary approach to enable participants to coherently address current political, economic and social challenges.


Policy matters now more than ever. CPPR Academy is dedicated to provide individuals with exposure to the real-world policy making process, empowering them to use their passion to become agents of change.The Academy offers the following programmes:
Other Academy Activities
Start-up Entrepreneurship 101
Explore your entrepreneurial psyche with CPPR’s virtual bootcamp on Start-up Culture & Entrepreneurship. The six hour online training programme offered a concentrated learning experience on the ideation and creation of a for-profit or social endeavor. Through this virtual bootcamp, participants learnt the strategic approach required to establish a business in the real-time regulatory ecosystem of Kerala and foresee the policy-related dimensions. Participants learnt how to assess the business and market allure for their venture idea, understand the critical road maps and procedures, focus on client acquiring techniques for early foothold and learnt to create full budget summaries from the best resource people in the subject area. The virtual bootcamp was concluded with an Elevator Pitch Competition; all participants of the bootcamp were challenged to give their best Elevator Pitch; from the entire cohort 8 were shortlisted to compete in the final round.
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Semester at Sea (SAS) programme
CPPR hosts students of SAS, a unique, multiple country study-abroad programme which is conducted aboard a ship that docks at several locations during the course period. During their time in Kochi, CPPR co-hosts a module with SAS. The University of Virginia is the programme’s academic sponsor.
To read more about the previous Semester at Sea hosted by CPPR, click the links below

    Semester at Sea-2016 || Semester at Sea-2015 || Semester at Sea-2014
    Semester at Sea-2013 || Semester at Sea-2012 || Semester at Sea-2010
CPPR’s Finishing School for Law
The programme aims to instil in freshly graduated law students the confidence and courage they need to start a new career. In its third installment, the Finishing School aims to polish students up on the finer points of social life which is just as important as the academic rigour they are put through in law school—from mastering the right handshake to speaking confidently in public.
More from CPPR Academy
January 22, 2019

CPPR Summer Internships 2019

A highly rigorous and competitive programme which spans 45 – 180 days. During this period, interns get an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training by working on live projects under CPPR. Go to the Internships page | Click here for the […]
March 20, 2018

CPPR Hosts a Delegation of 14 US University Representatives

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a delegation of 14 representatives from universities across the US at its office on March 15, 2018. The delegation was in India under the auspices of the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Program (FN-IEA), […]
December 1, 2017

BLOCKATHON FOR CHANGE

CPPR is collaborating with the US Consulate, Chennai, Maker Village and Kerala Start-up Mission for ‘Blockathon for Change’, a hackathon using the blockchain technology to solve the issues faced by migrant labourers. Winners will get cash prizes of Rs. 1.75 […]
October 26, 2017

Interactive Session with Students of Floating Campus

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted students of Semester at Sea today at its office. Thirty students of ‘International Issues in Recreation and Tourism’ course lead by Prof Soo Kyang attended the session. The interactive session with the students was […]
April 1, 2017

Watch Live Streaming of Book Discussion: The Lawc

    CPPR is organising a discussion of the French classic, ‘The Law’, the most popular work of French economist, statesman and author, Frederic Bastiat. Watch this space for the live streaming of the event on April 1, 2017; 6.00 […]
February 15, 2017

Workshop on the Novel Methods of Dispute Resolution: The Road Ahead

ADR Centre, the dispute resolution wing of Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, conducted a two-day certified training programme on Commercial Dispute Resolution in the South Indian cities of Bengaluru (January 20 & 21, 2017), Chennai (January 23 & […]
January 30, 2017

Commercial Dispute Resolution Workshop for Professionals

The two-day workshop on ‘Commercial Dispute Resolution’ kickstarts today at 9:30 am at Senate Hall, Hotel Avenue Regent, Kochi. Aneish Rajan IRS, Deputy Commissioner, Customs, will give the inaugural address. K Sathyan, Member Secretary and District Judge, Kerala Legal Service Authority will deliver keynote […]
January 27, 2017

Watch Live Streaming of the Talk on ‘The Role of Courts and Governments in Promoting Mediation’

CPPR organises a talk on ‘The Role of Courts and Governments in Promoting Mediation’ by Paul Randolph (Barrister/Mediator at the Field Court Chambers, United Kingdom) and Spenser Hilliard (Mediator at the Field Court Chambers, United Kingdom) on January 27, 2017 at the CPPR Office in […]
January 20, 2017

Commercial Dispute Resolution Workshop for Professionals at Bengaluru

The two-day workshop on ‘Commercial Dispute Resolution’ kick-starts today at 9 am in Utsav Hall, Hotel Le Meridien, Bengaluru. Dr Justice N Kumar (Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka) will inaugurate the event. Dominic McAllister, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy […]

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