The international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development, are offering a new session of online professional development courses and workshops, starting September 2015 with opportunities to learn from international experts and expand your professional practice. These courses and workshops can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning – an international professional learning programme delivered 100% online.
Registration is now open for the following online courses, starting September 28:
- Creating Strategic Plans by Sue Harvey, Vancouver, Canada
- Creative Placemaking by Pru Robey, Artscape, Toronto, Canada
- Festivals, Events and Eventful Communities by Robert Palmer, Edinburgh, UK
Registration is now open for the following online workshops:
- Cultural Planning and Processes of Urban Change (Sept 9-21) by Professor Franco Bianchini, Leeds, UK
- Resourceful Design Innovation by Re-Imagining Existing Urban Assets (Sept 10-24) by Scott Burnham, Boston, USA
- NEW! Arts and Social Change (Sept 29-Oct 13) by Caron Atlas and Gonzalo Casals, New York, USA
- NEW! Digital Culture and Cultural Policy (Oct 13-27) by Dr. Aleksandra Uzelac, Zagreb, Croatia
- NEW! Public Engagement in Art Museums (Oct 21-Nov 4) by Allison Agsten, Los Angeles, USA
- Cultural Entrepreneurship (Nov 19-Dec 3) by Dr. Lidia Varbanova, Montreal, Canada
- Cultural Planning – An International Perspective (Nov 24-Dec 8) by Dr. Lidia Varbanova, Montreal, Canada
The UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is a legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the and 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 series of online professional development courses and workshops are taught by international leaders in their fields, and designed to meet the education and training needs of professionals and administrators working in all levels of government, arts and cultural organisations, and cultural industries.
For more information about the program and other professional development opportunities offered by the UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development are online or you can join their subscription list for programme updates.