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Planning and Promoting Your Community Engagement Process

This course provides you with a step-by-step process for designing an effective public engagement process.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (78 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (3 mins)
  • 2. Developing an Effective Engagement Plan (Part 1) (7 mins)
  • 3. Developing an Effective Engagement Plan (Part 2) (8 mins)
  • 4. How to Promote Public Participation (Part 1) (12 mins)
  • 5. How to Promote Public Participation (Part 2) (8 mins)
  • 6. Developing a Compelling Brand and Calls-to-Action for Your Project (12 mins)
  • 7. Leveraging Social Networks to Increase Engagement (12 mins)
  • 8. Strategies for Engaging Disadvantaged and Vulnerable People (14 mins)

Course Description

Community engagement is one of the most complex skills required of planners. To succeed requires creativity, technical skill, diplomacy, patience, and, at times, the mind of an advertising master. This course provides you with a step-by-step process for designing an effective public engagement process as well as strategies for promoting participation. The course includes an outline to help you create powerful calls to action, develop an effective brand to get your project noticed, and leverage social networks to get the word out cost-effectively. 

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Communications & Media
  • Social Media

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.25 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Dave Biggs

Dave Biggs

Dave Biggs is an internationally-recognized speaker, author and public engagement strategist focusing on best practices to supercharge community participation for planning projects.

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