BOCEP Offers Rich Mix Of Courses In Community And Economic Development

BOCEP Offers Rich Mix Of Courses In Community And Economic Development

Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

In May and June, the Bloustein Online Continuing Education Program is offering a wide variety of courses in community development, economic development, environmental planning and leadership.

Beginning in mid-May, we are offering:
*Affordable Housing Strategies
*Arts & Cultural Development: Gaining the Benefits of the Creative Economy
*Cultural Competency: Skills for Working in Diverse Communities
*Youth Participation: Giving Young People a Seat at the Planning Table
*Developer's Toolbox: Retail Market Analysis
*Introduction to Environmental Planning

To learn more about any of these courses, please go to the BOCEP website:

BOCEP courses offer high quality, interactive, convenient and affordable training and development. We have served more than 300 professionals in urban planning and related professions. More than 90% of those surveyed said they would recommend BOCEP to their colleagues. The courses are taught by experienced practitioners and you get to share ideas and comments with mid- and senior-level professionals from around the United States. There are no scheduled meetings – you participate in your class at your convenience from almost any computer with an Internet connection. Classes cost $160 to $260, depending on the level of discount you can receive. Planetizen subscribers pay only $235. (Use discount code 6874f) Join the BOCEP email list and you may be eligible for even bigger discounts.

BOCEP courses run for 5 ½ weeks. This is designed to give you the time to practice what you learned and talk about it with your classmates. All BOCEP courses are worth 14 CPD credits from the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Here's what some recent students have said about their BOCEP course:
"I enjoyed the interaction with the instructor and (seeing) the opinions of the other class members)"
"The material and the outline of the class were well thought out."
"The materials were readily available. No problems with online connections or viewing documents."
"This (the discussion board) provided a valuable perspective on others' insights and experiences to round out the intellectual understandings from the readings. It was also very valuable to receive the instructor's comments and feedback to our comments."

Related Link: Bloustein Online Continuing Education Program

For more information contact:

Leonardo Vazquez
Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue, #245
New Brunswick
NJ 08901
United States

Phone: 732-932-3822, x711
Fax: 732-932-1107
Email: [email protected]

Posted April 4, 2007

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