Urban Environmental Planning and Management

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Agriculture, Resources & Environment
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants: Urban development project officials, urban environmental planners, city/municipality’s officials, environmental planner, policy and plan analyst and NGOs engaged in urban development projects.

Course Brief:
This course aims to enable participants to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills in analyzing urban environmental problems and impacts. It also enables participants to strategically identify appropriate corrective measures to minimize adverse effects and overcome problems caused by rapid urbanization. The course content covers emerging issues in urban environmental planning and management, integrated urban waste management, and strategic urban environmental management.

The course includes case studies on urban waste minimization and technology alternatives, public participation in urban waste management. Study visit are organized to solid waste bank and recycle plants, urban wastewater treatment plants, sanitary landfills, and city beautification and clean city campaigns.

Course Contents:

  • Urban Environmental Planning and Management: Overview
    Concept of urban environmental planning, urbanization and environmental impacts, good governance and urban environment improvement, land use zoning, litigation measures for urban environmental management.
  • Integrated Urban Waste Management
    Urban waste control and minimization, solid waste management, wastewater management, technology choices for urban waste management, urban waste minimization measures.
  • Strategic Urban Environmental Management
    Strategic urban environmental management and performance measurement, environmental and social impact assessment for urban waste management, urban environment upgrading strategies, public participation in urban waste management.
  • Cases Studies and Study Visits