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About the Course

Learn about Smart Cities within the context of management of urban infrastructures. The introduction of Smart urban technologies into legacy infrastructures has resulted in numerous challenges and opportunities for contemporary cities and will continue to do so. This course will help you to understand how to make the best of these smart technologies in your cities’ legacy infrastructures. Over the past few years, advances in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have significantly challenged the traditionally stable land scape of urban infrastructure service provision. This has resulted in increasing interest from both technology vendors and public authorities in the transition of cities towards so-called “Smart Cities”. Although such “Smart technologies” can provide immense opportunities for citizens and service providers alike, the ICTs often act as disruptive innovators of urban infrastructure service provision. In this MOOC, you will gain a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with the Smart urban infrastructures, namely Smart urban transportation and Smart urban energy systems. Over the journey of this 5-week online course you will learn about the most important principles for the management of Smart urban infrastructures as well as the applications of these principles in the transportation and energy sectors. This course does not have any prerequisites. However, to take the most away from of this MOOC, we strongly encourage you to enroll in our other MOOC on the Management of Urban Infrastructures, which has been widely praised by learners. Through this course, you will: - Gain a deep understanding of the nature of disruptive innovations (smart technologies) in urban infrastructure systems; - Learn about state-of-the-art strategies for effectively managing the transition from legacy infrastructures to smart urban systems; - Study the management of the transition phase from legacy infrastructure systems to smart cities by supporting innovations while avoiding early lock-in; and - Understand potential applications of the materials learned in this course within the context of the management of smart urban transportation systems as well as smart urban energy systems....

Top reviews


Sep 14, 2020

Quite informative. Loved the way of instructions. It's a very simple English accent and I was able to grasp it even without subtitle. The handouts/reading material is more helpful to work on quizzes.


Nov 23, 2019

Very detailed and to the point course related to the smart city projects. Transition from ordinary urbanization to smart urbanization is accurately explained. Thank you sir for this course.

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By Gianluca P

Apr 23, 2017

Very good course.

By Arielle M

Jun 4, 2019

Very good MOOC!!

By Roberto D S

Jul 14, 2022

r​eally usefull


May 13, 2022

great learning.

By Fabiola E

Jun 7, 2021


By Stefany E C E

Apr 15, 2021


By Mckenson A E

Jan 1, 2021

Awesome course!

By gülten

Nov 5, 2019

very very good

By Richard F V R

Apr 2, 2021

Good course!

By Marin G

Nov 24, 2019

Great course

By Vaishalik J

Jan 31, 2019

Great course

By Carlos D C L

Jun 2, 2021

Good course

By Shivani B

Jun 8, 2020

Nice course

By Mehdi j

Dec 28, 2019


By Mohamed A C

Nov 17, 2018

un bon Mooc

By Evan A C

May 13, 2021

I love it!

By Kenneth A

Nov 19, 2020

Very Good!

By Vanessa P

May 12, 2020


By José A B M

Apr 17, 2020


By lahlou s

Nov 30, 2019

très bien

By Aakash B

Aug 21, 2021



Jul 9, 2021

muy linda


Mar 30, 2021

very good

By Raghad A A

Mar 27, 2021

Very good

By hussien o

Sep 30, 2020