UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development

Online Foundations of Cultural Planning Course - REGISTRATION
December 14, 2014 - 3:30pm - January 19, 2015 - 11:59pm
Online Course

Trace the history of the concept and practice of cultural planning from the origins of the Town and Country Planning Movement to its present-day application and development in North America, Australasia, Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the history and principles of cultural planning and their relationship to current practice, policy and programs;
- Identify and understand the relationship between cultural planning and other types of planning – urban and regional, social, economic, environmental;
- Develop strategic, integrated and comprehensive approach to cultural resources, policy, and planning at community, urban or regional levels;
- Situate cultural planning – and cultural plans – in a wider policy landscape and make the necessary connections to various policy and planning agendas including social cohesion and inclusion, cultural diversity, quality of amenity and place, local and regional economic development and well-being; and
-Understand the mapping, research and consultation needs of cultural planning to be both sustainable and inclusive.

Note: This course is approved by the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) for Organized Learning Units.

Instructor: Robert Palmer

Standard Fee: C$800

Registration closes Jan 19, 2015

This course can be taken individually for professional development, or applid towards the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning - an internaitonal professional learning program delivered 100% online. For more information and to register, please visit https://cstudies.ubc.ca/courses/foundations-cultural-planning/uc002