The international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is offering a new session of the online professional development course: Creative Placemaking by Pru Robey, Vice-President and Creative Placemaking Lab Director at Artscape, starting February 22. This course can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning – an international professional learning program delivered 100% online.
Feb 22-Apr 24, 2016. 100% Online
Instructor: Pru Robey, Vice-President and Creative Placemaking Lab Director, Artscape
Registration closes Feb 8
Acquire the knowledge, skills and inspiration required to investigate, develop and implement creative placemaking projects in your community, including: the development of cultural districts and creative industry clusters, public art, cultural flagship development and artists’ space projects, and festivals and events. This course includes online discussions, case studies and opportunities to engage and network with other professionals in an interactive online learning environment.
INSTRUCTOR: Pru Robey is Vice-President and Creative Placemaking Lab Director at Artscape, a not-for-profit organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities, where she advises communities on strategies to support city-building through the arts.
Other online professional development courses and workshops on offer include: Building Community-Based Resilience through Innovations in Community Engagement and Innovation Networks (Mar 9-30), Creative Economy and Cultural Planning – The Smaller City Perspective (Feb 15-Mar 1), Strategic Cultural Tourism Planning (Feb 15-29), Historic Preservation and the Cities of Tomorrow (Mar 3-17), and more.
About the UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development
A legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is an international centre dedicated to the creation and strengthening of a global community of professionals advancing cultural development as a vital component of successful communities and sustainable growth. Our online professional development courses and workshops are taught by international leaders in their fields, and designed to meet the needs of professionals working in all levels of government, arts and cultural organizations, and cultural industries.
For more information about the program and other online professional development opportunities offered, visit https://cstudies.ubc.ca/study-topic/cultural-planning-development
Kerri Arthurs PhD (candidate)
Program Leader | Continuing Studies | Centre for Cultural Planning and Development
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
410 – 5950 University Boulevard | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3
Phone 604 822 1459