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.
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Shortlisted Candidates of CPPR – ATLAS Public Policy Workshop

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CPPR – ATLAS PUBLIC POLICY CHALLENGE

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Registration Open for CPPR – ATLAS PUBLIC POLICY CHALLENGE

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CPPR – Atlas Policy School: The ideal destination for aspiring Policy Researchers!

The 4th edition of CPPR – Atlas Policy School which concluded on June 27th, 2015 had 12 aspiring policy researchers from 11 countries converging during the monsoon of Kochi, Kerala, India. Policy School 2015 focused on a data centric approach […]
June 11, 2015

How and what of Policy Research? CPPR-ATLAS Policy School starts today!!

Policy School 2015 organised by Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) is set to start today. This year 12 participants from 10 countries will be undergoing a two-week intensive training in methods of Public Policy Research, […]
February 27, 2015

Semester at Sea is back!!

Semester at Sea the prestigious and unique course designed for students from various streams and nationalities with sessions inside a ship is coming to Kochi and CPPR is hosting them again. Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad […]
January 8, 2015

Applications Open for CPPR-ATLAS Policy School

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CPPR- Study India Programme (SIP)

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