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Ethics: Balancing a Business Friendly Planning Environment

Over the past few decades and increasingly over the past several years, the private sector, led by developers, has increasingly courted, conflicted and collaborated with planning departments amid shrinking budgets. As business interests engage and influence public agencies and planning strategy, the role of ethics is of increasing importance for the practicing planner. This is the first of a two-part series that evaluates and analyses the role of planners, from public window staff to department heads, in an increasingly business-friendly environment.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (59 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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  • 1. Introduction (11 mins)
  • 2. Flexibility (5 mins)
  • 3. Streamlining (9 mins)
  • 4. Customer Service (11 mins)
  • 5. Service Strategies (10 mins)
  • 6. Takeaways and Q&A (11 mins)

Course Description

Over the past few decades and increasingly over the past several years, the private sector, led by developers, has courted, conflicted and collaborated with planning departments amid shrinking budgets. As business interests engage and influence public agencies and planning strategy, the role of ethics is of growing importance for the practicing planner. This is the first of a two-part series that evaluates and analyses the role of planners, from public window staff to department heads, in an increasingly business-friendly environment.

 

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Economic Development
  • Ethics
  • Law and Policy

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit, including 1 ethics credit. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point, including Ethics

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Carol D. Barrett

Carol D. Barrett

Ms. Barrett is a highly acclaimed expert in planning ethics.

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