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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Block 1 - Introduction to Urban Infrastructures - Introduction to MUI MOOC

6 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
1-2 Key Challenges to Urban Infrastructures9m
1-3 The main urban infrastructure systems10m
1-4 The main dimensions of urban infrastructures16m
1-5 Interview with Mr.Vincent Lusser - Geneva16m
1-6 Analytical perspective for approaching urban infrastructures8m
2 readings
Introduction to the MUI MOOC10m
Reading 1 - Introduction to urban infrastructures10m
2 practice exercises
What did I learn in Block 1?20m
Short answer assignment 124m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Block 2 - Introduction to Principles of Urban Infrastructure Management

6 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
2-2 Managing stakeholders and related performance objectives12m
2-3 The main dimensions for urban infrastructure managers12m
2-4 Schools of thought in managing urban infrastructure systems18m
2-5 Interview with Mr. Christoph Rothballer - BCG15m
2-6 Role of the ICTs in urban infrastructures7m
1 reading
Reading 2 - Foundations of urban infrastructure management10m
2 practice exercises
What did I learn in Block 2?20m
Short answer assignment 222m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Block 3 - Introduction to Urban Energy Management

5 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
3-2 Understanding urban electricity systems9m
3-3 Managing the urban electricity system11m
3-4 Challenges and opportunities in urban energy systems11m
3-5 Managing Urban Energy Systems - Interview with an Expert from the Veolia group13m
1 reading
Reading 3 - Management of Urban Electricity Systems10m
2 practice exercises
What did I learn in Block 3?20m
Short answer assignment 322m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Block 4 - Introduction to Urban Transport Management

6 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
4-2 Managing the urban transportation system18m
4-3 Lecture by Prof. Robert E. Paaswell - CUNY7m
4-4 Interview with Mr. Beat Muller - CarPostal7m
4-5 Broader challenges and new opportunities11m
4-6 Conclusion of the MUI MOOC1m
1 reading
Reading 4 - Urban transportation systems10m
2 practice exercises
What did I learn in Block 4?20m
Short answer assignment 422m
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Top reviews from Management of Urban Infrastructures – part 1

By STFeb 23rd 2017

Very informative, well planed and presented, learned a lot and piqued and interest to continue with part 2. Thank you to the lectures and all that were involved in this course for the hard work.

By GRJul 28th 2019

This course gives you a deep insight into Urban Infrastructure system and its management. The key challenges to operate any city are being discussed in detail. So overall good experience.

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Matthias Finger

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EPFL, ITPP, MIR, IGLUS Lab

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