This urban policy course offers professionals the latest knowledge on 21st century urban policy trends. You will grapple with wicked issues fundamental to government, business and society including population growth and decline, infrastructure development and financing, housing supply, workforce skills and economic development. The aim of the course is to equip participants with the insights, methods and skills to engage with, influence and devise complex urban policies concerned with achieving economic growth, social equality and environmental enhancement.
The course will provide you with an advanced and stimulating introduction to contemporary urban policy issues from multiple different perspectives including political, bureaucratic, business and community. You will also acquire a deeper appreciation of the interconnections between multiple scales of policy and governance transecting neighbourhood, municipal, metropolitan, regional, state and federal levels. Participants will learn to diagnose urban problems, to devise urban visions/strategies, to secure support for policy proposals, and to collaborate in urban partnerships.
|Venue||UTS City Campus|
|Cost||$1,300 (GST Free)|
Who is this course for?
This urban policy course is designed for government, business and/or community sectors and is aimed for those with a policy-based background and those without direct policy experience.
About the presenter
Professor Lee Pugalis is an international urban scholar, whose research traverses local and regional economic development, urban regeneration, and strategic planning. He has a particular interest in metropolitan governance and urban entrepreneurship. Lee is a chartered town planner and economic development officer who gained undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral qualifications from Newcastle University in England.
In-house training solutions
This urban policy course can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.
Need more information?
- For course related enquiries and future dates email us or call +61 (02) 9514 7884.
- For enquiries regarding enrolments or payment email us here or call +61 (02) 9514 2913.
This short course is presented by the university's Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Learn more about the Institute's research, industry collaboration, postgraduate programs and short courses.