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Communicative Planning for Urban Mobility
Discover the importance of collaborative (communicative) planning
Urban planning includes a complex stakeholder network, presenting many difficulties for urban mobility and transportation professionals.
This four-week course will help you explore different approaches, cases, and applications of collaborative planning as a solution to solve challenges.
What’s more, you’ll learn how to answer the many questions raised when trying to implement this strategy.
By the end of this engaging online course, you’ll understand how successful and sustainable urban mobility planning depends on the collaboration between citizens and communities, city officials, private businesses, and other stakeholders.
Increase your confidence operating in a VUCA world
To deepen your understanding of the complexity and context of the operational environment that planners work in, you’ll learn about policymaking and its impact on urban mobility planning.
This knowledge will help you gain the skills and confidence to operate effectively in a VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world.
Learn how to select the right tools for urban and transportation planning
Throughout the course, you’ll discover different ways to engage with all stakeholders.
You’ll learn how to select the right communicative and participatory planning tools and how to apply them in planning processes. You’ll also identify the best practices for social media engagement from a planning point of view.
Through this examination, you’ll be able to reflect on your own work and understand how to apply these tools to your project.
By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills to make your engagement process smoother and understand how to spread this knowledge among your team for more effective practices.
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Interpret the complexity and context of the operational environment that planners work in
- Assess policy making and its impact on urban mobility planning
- Collect confidence while working in a VUCA world
- Identify the planning challenge and learn to select the right tool to tackle it
- Identify the right ways to engage in social media from a planning point of view
- Reflect on your own work and identify pain points in communicative planning practices
- Apply communicative and participatory planning tools to your own projects and make your engagement processes smoother and more successful
- Report your learnings to your team and reflect together
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for urban mobility and transportation professionals, and urban planners.
It will also be useful for other professionals in the public and private sectors working in urban mobility and transportation.
Who developed the course?
EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Since January 2019 we have been working to encourage positive changes in the way people move around cities in order to make them more liveable places. We aim to become the largest European initiative transforming urban mobility. Co-funding of up to € 400 million (2020-2026) from the EIT, a body of the European Union, will help make this happen.
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