Date Venue Fee
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
02 Dec - 06 Dec 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
30 Jun - 04 Jul 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
29 Sep - 03 Oct 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
01 Dec - 05 Dec 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
About the Course

Sustainable urban development is a critical focus in the modern era, addressing the complex interplay between urbanisation, environmental stewardship, and social equity. With cities growing at an unprecedented rate, the need for integrated approaches to urban planning and development that prioritise sustainability is more urgent than ever. This 5-day interactive Sustainable Urban Development training course is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to drive sustainable practices in urban settings, aiming to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles, frameworks, and strategies essential for fostering sustainable urban environments.

Delegates will explore the multifaceted aspects of sustainable urban development, exploring how to balance economic growth, social inclusiveness, and environmental protection. Examining current policies, innovative technologies, and best practices worldwide will give them insights into creating resilient urban areas that can withstand and adapt to various challenges. It emphasizes practical solutions and actionable strategies, empowering delegates to implement sustainable practices in their professional roles and communities.

Through interactive sessions, group discussions, and expert presentations, delegates will engage with key concepts and real-world applications of sustainable urban development. The training program nurtures a collaborative learning environment, encouraging the exchange of ideas and experiences among professionals from diverse backgrounds where delegates will be equipped with a holistic understanding of sustainable urban development and be prepared to contribute to creating livable, equitable, and environmentally sound urban spaces.

Core Objectives

The delegates will achieve the following objectives:

  • Identify key principles and frameworks of sustainable urban development
  • Explain the importance of integrating sustainability into urban planning and policy-making
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply sustainable practices in urban development projects
  • Analyse the interconnections between environmental, economic, and social aspects of urban sustainability
  • Develop comprehensive strategies for implementing sustainable urban development initiatives
  • Assess the effectiveness of various sustainable urban development policies and practices
  • Design innovative solutions to address urban sustainability challenges in diverse contexts
Training Approach

This training course employs a blend of interactive lectures, case studies, and group discussions to facilitate active learning and practical application of sustainable urban development concepts. Delegates engage in hands-on exercises to analyse real-world scenarios, nurturing critical thinking and problem-solving skills for addressing urban sustainability challenges.

The Attendees

Delegates in this training program include professionals from diverse fields such as urban planning, engineering, architecture, government administration, sustainability management, and NGOs focused on urban issues.

It will be valuable to the professionals but not limited to the following:

  • Urban Planners
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Architects
  • Government Officials in Urban Development
  • Sustainability Managers
  • NGO Professionals Working on Urban Issues
  • Community Development Officers
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: PRINCIPLES AND FRAMEWORKS OF SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT

  • Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
  • Urban Sustainability Policies and Regulations
  • Environmental Impact Assessments in Urban Areas
  • Land Use and Resource Management
  • Integrating Sustainability into Urban Governance
  • Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainability
  • International Standards and Best Practices 

DAY TWO: SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY

  • Sustainable Transportation Planning
  • Public Transit Systems and Policies
  • Non-Motorised Transport Solutions
  • Reducing Urban Traffic Congestion
  • Policies for Electric and Low-Emission Vehicles
  • Infrastructure for Sustainable Mobility
  • Promoting Active Transport

DAY THREE: SUSTAINABLE URBAN HOUSING AND BUILDINGS

  • Green Building Standards and Certifications
  • Affordable and Sustainable Housing Solutions
  • Energy-Efficient Building Design
  • Retrofitting Existing Buildings for Sustainability
  • Urban Density and Sustainable Housing Policies
  • Sustainable Construction Materials and Techniques
  • Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Housing

DAY 4: URBAN GREEN SPACES AND ECOSYSTEMS

  • Planning and Designing Urban Green Spaces
  • Urban Biodiversity and Habitat Conservation
  • Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services
  • Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens
  • Water Management in Urban Green Spaces
  • Policies for Urban Parks and Recreation Areas
  • Climate Adaptation through Green Spaces 

DAY FIVE: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

  • Participatory Urban Planning and Decision Making
  • Social Equity in Sustainable Urban Development
  • Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments
  • Policies for Inclusive Urban Communities
  • Education and Awareness for Urban Sustainability
  • Strengthening Social Networks and Community Resilience
  • Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Urban Development