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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March 17, 2014

Semester at Sea comes to Kochi

 Centre for Public Policy Research hosted “Semester At Sea” students for the fourth time. Four different sessions of lectures for three batches were held on 9th and 14th of March 2014. Almost 80 students guided by Prof. Henchman, Prof. Chandrasekhar […]
January 28, 2014

CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014 on Public Policy Research Methods concludes

“This was a great human and research experience “quoted one of the research participants at the recently concluded CPPR -ATLAS Winter School 2014. Indeed,the much awaited third edition of CPPR –ATLAS Winter School 2014: Public Policy Research Methods was overwhelmed […]
January 16, 2014

Winter School 2014: Week 1 Updates

Winter School 2014 commenced with the Inaugural function on 10th January. Dr D. Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR welcomed the 12 participants from 11 countries to Kochi for attending the CPPR-Atlas Winter School on Public Policy Research Methods. The Keynote address […]
January 9, 2014

Mr C.J Mathew,Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise at Government of India to inaugurate CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014

Winter School on Public Policy Research Methods, the prestigious programme of Centre for Public Policy Research is on to its third edition on 10th January 2014. We have the privilege of having Mr C.J Mathew, Commissioner of Customs & Central […]

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