Rutgers University Offers Online Continuing Education for Professionals in Planning

Rutgers University Offers Online Continuing Education for Professionals in Planning

Rutgers University, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy


Planners should know better. That's why the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers University is offering online professional development courses in planning law, leadership, management, urban design and placemaking, and redevelopment.

Bloustein Online Continuing Education for Planners works to strengthen the professional capacity of planners and instructors and further the School's public service mission.
Nine courses will be offered between April and August 2005. Each five-week course is taught at a graduate level by an expert in the subject. Students can participate at their convenience from any computer with an Internet connection. There are no scheduled class meetings.

The following courses are scheduled for the spring and summer:
•Land Use Laws in New Jersey April 18 to May 20
•Leadership Skills for Planners April 18 to May 20
•Neighborhood and Brownfield Redevelopment April 18 to May 20
Registration for April courses open now to April 22.

•Current Trends in Land Use Law June 1 to July 6
•Alliance and Partnership Building June 1 to July 6
•Urban Design June 1 to July 6
Registration for June courses open now to June 5.

•Redevelopment Law and Legal Issues July 11 to August 15
•Strategic Planning and Implementation July 11 to August 15
•Transportation Planning for Placemaking July 11 to August 15
Registration for July courses open now to July 15.

In every class, participants can discuss issues, address problems, and share ideas. Those who complete a track of courses will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Bloustein School. Everyone who registers can join the BOCEP Community of Practice.

Each course costs $250. Planetizen subscribers get a discount of $50 per class. Discounts of $100 per class are available to Bloustein alumni and members of Planners Network, the New York Metro or New Jersey chapters of the American Planning Association, New Jersey Planning Officials, Planners Network. Members of APA's Diversity Summit listserv or the Planners for Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Committee also get $100 discounts per class. To get the Planetizen discount, please use Promotion code: PN505.

Related Link: Bloustein Online Continuing Education for Planners

For more information contact:

Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP
Rutgers University, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue, #278
New Brunswick
NJ 08901
United States

Phone: 732-932-3822, x711
Fax: 732-932-1107
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.policy.rutgers.edu/bocep

Posted April 10, 2005



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