EIT Communicative Planning for Urban Mobility MOOC
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Target group and prerequisites
Urban planning includes a complex stakeholder network, which presents 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 way of solving these challenges.
Furthermore, you will learn how to answer the many questions raised when trying to implement this type of strategy.
By the end of this engaging online course, you will understand how successful and sustainable urban mobility planning depends on the collaboration between citizens and communities, city officials, private businesses, and other stakeholders.
To deepen your understanding of the complexity and context of the operational environment that planners work in, you will 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.
During the course, you will discover different ways to engage with all stakeholders.
You will learn how to select the right communications and participatory planning tools for urban and transportation planning and how to apply them in planning processes. You will also identify the best practices for social media engagement from a planning point of view.
Through this examination, you will 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 will have the skills needed to make your engagement process smoother and will understand how to spread this knowledge among your team for more effective practices.
- Collaborative planning processes
- Participatory planning processes
- Citizen engagement
- Urban Mobility
- Social media in urban planning