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 13, 2017

Two-day Certificate Training Workshop on Commercial Dispute Resolution

ADR Centre, the dispute resolution wing of Centre for Public Policy Research is organising a unique two-day training programme for professionals on Commercial Dispute Resolution. The programme, supported by the British Deputy High Commission, will be conducted by experienced trainers from the […]
November 11, 2016

Interaction with Students on: “The Changing Dynamics of Keralas Consumer Economy”

Dr. Lekshmi R Nair, Centre Manager, CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies interacting with the students of St Paul’s College, Ernakulam, on “The Changing Dynamics of Keralas Consumer Economy”. The session was on 3rd November, 2016; at St Paul’s College Ernakulam.
November 11, 2016

Interaction with Students on: “Inflation Targeting: A New Era in India’s Monetary Policy”

  Deepthi Mary Mathew, Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies interacting with the students of St. Alberts’s College, Ernakulam, on “Inflation Targeting: A New Era in India’s Monetary Policy”. The session was on 4th November, 2016; at St Albert’s College […]
October 31, 2016

Interaction with Students on: “Effective Public Policies for Effective Governance”

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Research had an interactive session with Post Graduate students of Economics Department of St Albert’s College, Ernakulam, on “Effective Public Policy for Effective Governance”. The session was on 28 October, 2016 […]
October 26, 2016

“Obama’s Foreign Policy”: A talk by Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies

As the 2016 US Presidential Election campaign heads into its final weeks, CPPR took this opportunity to engage the student community in Kochi. Vinny Davis, Managing Associate, CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies delivered a lecture on Obama’s foreign policy […]
October 25, 2016

CPPR-Global Policy School 2017

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) invites applications for its prestigious Global Policy School 2017. It offers a five-day intensive training programme in methods of public policy research to aspiring policy researchers. What the Course Offers Introduction to Public Policy Public Policy Research […]
June 21, 2016

Brief note on Presentation by United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), Chennai

CPPR was privileged to host Ms Lalitha Nageswari , Program Manager – USIEF and Ms Suranjana Das , Public Relations Officer- USIEF at CPPR office on June 16, 2016. The interactive session was attended by students and academicians from city […]
June 17, 2016

CPPR imparts training for Councillors on Effective Decentralised Governance through Participatory Engagement

A Workshop for Councillors of Cochin Corporation was organised by Centre for Public Policy Research on “Effective Decentralised governance through participatory approach” on 14th June 2016, Tuesday at Town Hall. The aim of the workshop was to orient the councillors […]
June 16, 2016

Applications are Invited for Internship Opportunity at CPPR

Centre for Public Policy Research offering internship opportunity based in Kochi under following categories   1. Academic Assistant (intern) Min Qualification Required: Bachelors in Economics or finance Job Description: Assist in data collection and analysis. Read and interpret data from […]

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