The Identifying Community Needs for Public Library Management course is part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate from University of Michigan - MichiganX.
Public libraries are becoming dynamic hubs for learning, civic engagement, and community.
This course will discuss strategies for gathering statistical and descriptive data about public library communities. Learners will identify local partners in education, social services, government agencies, and more.
While conducting real-world investigations, learners will gain deeper insight into the wants and needs of community organizations. This will empower learners to make better management decisions to address those needs, even in libraries with limited budgets.
What you'll learn:
- How to find demographic and persona data from online sources;
- To conduct environmental scans;
- How to lead focus groups and interviews;
- How to analyze data to find patterns, overlaps, and gaps in available community services;
- To synthesize your findings in a report.
- 1 months
- 4 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesLibrary Science Management Studies View 288 other Short Courses in Management Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Level: Introductory
- Prerequisites: Access to a public library community
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 1 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 1 months.
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