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SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMMES (SLPs)

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT (USM)

The professional course on Urban Sustainable management offer a consortium of advanced NQF level 8 and seeks to plug the gaps by providing the knowledge and skills to professionals from a variety of disciplines within the built environment. The course comes in twelve (contributing 12 credits) modules addressing critical learning outcomes in a manner that supports SACPLAN exit-level outcomes. To complete, 120 hours is allocated for contact lectures, independent reading; interacting with learning materials and online activities such as video lectures; preparation for and completion of assignments, and other assessments.

Programme Facilitator: Mr Andisa A. Mufungizi (amufungizi@uj.ac.za )

GIS APPLICATIONS IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (GIS011)

The online learning programme intends to provide skill-oriented learning in GIS applications in the built environment field. The course will also expose the participants to free and open-source software, open standards and open data enabling them to implement the solutions discussed in the course at their own organizations.

The course builds on the introduction/ overview of GIS sector and related technologies, global perspectives, theoretical concepts on spatial data and analysis and covers in-depth hands-on session on the relevant urban and regional planning domain sectors such as solid waste management, crime prevention and safety, spatial planning, land use management, transportation, and urban infrastructure/ utilities.

Programme Facilitator: Mr Aurobindo Ogra (aogra@uj.ac.za )

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