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Recommended Online Training Platforms

The ability of urban practitioners to understand complex urban problems and design solutions to resolve them, while leaving no one and no place behind is essential for the successful localisation of global agendas. Thus, capacity building on an individual level is key to foster integrated and resilient urban development and governance. In this tool you will find a non-exhaustive compilation of online training platforms for urban practitioners, planners and policy makers.  

Goal

Provide an overview of different face to face, online, self-paced courses for capacity development of urban practitioners.

Tasks

Self-paced online courses offer a flexible form of continuing education. Take a look at the compilation of various platforms and offerings with your colleagues and consider which courses address knowledge gaps that might be relevant for your field of action. 

Note

As this list is non-extensive, additional hints are welcome. 

Timeframe

The courses last from a few hours to two to three hours a week, over a period of 4 to 6 weeks.

Output

Overview of the wide range of courses offered by various platforms.

References

Various as listed in compilation.