The Action planning Workshop incorporates the concepts learned during the Urban Governance, Policy, Planning and Public Private Partnerships (UGPPP) module in a practical, one-week exercise.
After the module students should be able to:
- Describe the Action Planning process and provide practical examples of each of its steps
- Work with and apply key tools for decision making, as part of the Action Planning process
- Develop an integrated Action Plan, working in a multidisciplinary group
- Simulate the organisation and implementation of a participatory planning process
- Present and communicate the Action Plan to an audience of professionals and the community.
The 5 day Action Planning workshop is a one week, practical exercise that simulates the reality of a using a multi-stakeholder, integrated approach to developing a strategy and action plan for a neighborhood.
- Structured in steps and students use specific planning tools, applying these to a case study.
- Planning cycle, starting with problem identification and concluding with the development of a strategy and implementation plan, forms the basis for Action Planning.
- Students work with a case study that highlights a series of complex issues in different urban sectors.
- Each case is different but sectors may include: space and place, land and housing, economy and well-being, environment and climate change, large scale /social infrastructure and basic services
- Final strategy must also balance the different needs and interests of various actors and stakeholders.
Action Planning Workshop
Carley Pennink; Alexander Jachnow
Short lectures; Group work; Discussions and collaboration; Presentation of final strategy in plenary
Group work 100%