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Approx. 26 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese (European)
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  • Analysts (General)
  • Data Scientists
  • Data Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Professors

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

Suggested: 5-6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese (European)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part I)

7 videos (Total 68 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Urbanization in Africa (Part 1)13m
Urbanization in Africa (Part 2)6m
African Cities (Part 1)8m
African Cities (Part 2)10m
What is Urban Planning (Part 1)11m
What is Urban Planning (Part 2)12m
5 readings
On the programme this week1m
State of African Cities (Urban Transition)1h
Bibliography10m
Compulsory reading45m
Compulsory reading30m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #120m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part 2)

5 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Issues and Challenges (Part 2)13m
Which Model For Which City? (Part 1)11m
Which Model for Which City? (Part 2)13m
The Forms of Urbanization4m
3 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading30m
Compulsory reading10m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #216m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Urban Themes

5 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Sustainable Urban Development10m
Climate Change12m
Urban Environment4m
Transportation and Mobility10m
4 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading on global cities25m
Compulsory reading on climate change20m
Compulsory reading on mobility45m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #326m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Urban Functions

4 videos (Total 61 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Land Issues8m
Public Spaces12m
Habitat18m
3 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading1h
Compulsory reading30m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #420m

Instructor

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Jérôme Chenal

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Faculté de l'Environnement Naturel, Architectural et Construit - ENAC

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