Community Engagement for Planners

Community engagement is a required and often pivotal component of every planning project. When done well it can lead to dramatic improvements in the plans you create, more community support, and more cost-effective and smoother implementation. This track will provide you with an up-to-date understanding of the techniques, strategies and tools available to planners to develop and implement successful community engagement to meet the need of your projects.

Best Practices for Community Engagement

This course provides you with solid understanding of the benefits to community engagement, the psychology of public participants, an overview of the tools and tactics to choose from and advice on the creation of a public engagement plan to meet the needs of your projects.

Planning and Promoting Your Community Engagement Process

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

MetroQuest Public Involvement Software: In Practice and In Action

This course provides an introduction to working with MetroQuest, what it helps planners achieve, and some of its most important features and capabilities. The course also presents a series of case studies to demonstrate the results MetroQuest has achieved for a wide range of planning projects.  

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