This course is an introduction to the steps within a typical local government planning process and a description of the important techniques that are used at different stages of the planning process. Please note that the American Planning Association identifies and formally recognizes excellent planning projects on an annual basis -these plans may be referred to and serve as a benchmark for any plan or process - please see these at: http://www.planning.org/awards/index.htm
- Project Definition
- Public Participation
The course contains numerous multiple choice exams, interactive exercises, and is completed with a multiple choice final exam.