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PLACE LEADERSHIP TRAINING
A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN

Place Leaders Asia Pacific
&

The University of Notre Dame Australia
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INDUSTRY DEVELOPED - UNIVERSITY DELIVERED

PLACE LEADERSHIP
SHORT COURSE SERIES

Australia’s first post graduate short course series in Place Leadership.  
Delivering high quality masters-level learning experiences for industry and place-sector Professionals.

SHORT COURSE OVERVIEW 

The Place Leadership short course training series consists of 10 industry-partnered modules delivered on-line with a live facilitator, in maximum class sizes of 25.

The 10 modules run in a sequential order throughout two academic years and students may enrol in as little or as many courses as they choose.
 
Each module runs over a 3-week period and has a volume of learning of approximately 30 hours, which includes 6 contact hours with a live facilitator in class, reading and assessment time.
 
Individual grades for each module completed will be delivered by The University of Notre Dame Australia and a Certificate of Completion will be delivered from Place Leaders Asia Pacific once all 10 modules are complete. 

The Place Leadership short course series will be offered to both a National and International audience.

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WHO IS THIS FOR

The short course series is designed to support a range of place-sector professionals building on existing experience and those professionals looking to move into a career in place.

The short course series suits those with an undergraduate degree (or higher), who are working in a place-sector discipline, such as: a place manager, urban designer, architect/building designer, community engagement officer, urban or regional planner, engineer, property consultant, arts and cultural manager, councillor or those in a senior leadership position.

For those without university qualifications, you must have worked for a minimum of two years in a place-sector discipline.

This course is not designed for university graduates with no relevant work or volunteer experience.

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME AUSTRALIA

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private national University, extending from the West Coast of Australia in the beautiful and historic City of Fremantle, to the North-West town of Broome and across the continent to the heart of Sydney. The University’s student experience, employment and graduate outcomes are among the very best in Australia.


As a student, the University will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and professional skills which empowers you to realise your potential, build interconnectedness with people and willingly serve the community through active participation, engagement and reflection.

 

WHY LEARN WITH US

High-Quality Participants

Connect with and learn from a diverse group of selected industry experts who are working in the place sector and are ready to share their knowledge, insights and lessons learned from professional experiences.

Partnership Support

Through our partnership as an online student you will have:


Access to Australia’s largest place network and Place Leaders Industry Case studies. 


Access to The University of Notre Dame’s wide range of online library resources and other platforms like Blackboard, Collaborate Ultra, Zoom, and Office365.


Access to LinkedIn learning, allowing you to further enhance your skillset through access to thousands of short courses designed for personal e-learning.  


The opportunity to expand on your training and progress on to further postgraduate studies with the University in coursework or research

 

MODULE OVERVIEW

01.

Design-Led Place Approaches

This module reviews design-led approaches to enabling place-based change. Design-led approaches differ in aims, process and scale. The module compares design-led approaches for various contexts.

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02.

Engagement and Place

This module explores the process and value of community engagement for place-based projects. Foundational concepts of engagement are introduced. Case studies inform specific engagement plans.

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03.

Indigenous Perspectives and Place

This module engages with and deepens understandings of Indigenous perspectives on place. Recognising Indigenous connection to place is fundamental for place practitioners worldwide. This module focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander connections to place.

Portrait in Nature

04.

Leadership and Place

This module focuses on approaches to place leadership in place-based projects. Different models of leadership suit different situations and stakeholders. Models of leadership are interrogated to assess their suitability in a variety of contexts.

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05.

Measuring and Monitoring Place

This module explores the reasons and methods to monitor place-based projects. Specific approaches to tracking actions and progress towards key place aims are considered in the context of specific scenarios.

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06.

Place Concepts

This module engages with fundamental ideas about places, how they are produced, and why people value them. The module draws from scholarly papers and Australian industry leaders’ perspectives to explore fundamental concepts.

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07.

Place Economics

This module examines costs and benefits within the economics of place. Fundamentals of place economics are introduced as well as some contemporary practices for valuing place.

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08.

Place Management in Government

This module examines the responsibilities, capabilities and approaches of government in managing places. Grounded case studies provide opportunities to look in-depth at government-led approaches.

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09.

Place Resilience

This module reflects on the contribution of nature to place identity and resilience.

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10.

Policy and Place

This module examines the role of policy and strategic planning in implementing place goals. Approaches to place exist across a continuum. The module focuses on top-down approaches.

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KEY DATES

Semester 1

PLAC5005 Place Concepts: Start 4 April – Classes 6 April, 13 April, 27 April.

PLAC5007 Place Management in Government: Start 2 May – Classes 4 May, 11 May, 18 May.

PLAC5001 Engagement and Place: Start 23 May – Classes 25 May, 8 June, 15 June.

PLAC5000 Design-led Place Approaches: Start 20 June – Classes 22 June, 29 June, 6 July.

Semester 2

PLAC5009 Policy and Place: Classes 14 September, 28 September, 5 October.

PLAC5003 Leadership and Place: Classes 26 October, 9 November, 16 November.

Semester 1 2023

PLAC5004 Measuring and Monitoring Place: Classes TBA.

PLAC5008 Place Resilience: Classes TBA.

PLAC5002 Indigenous Perspectives and Place: Classes TBA. 

PLAC5006 Place Economics: Classes TBA.

 

PRICES

MODULE
TUITION FEE (AUD)
PLA MEMBER FEE (INC. GST) (AUD)
Design-led Place Approaches
$990
$891
Engagement and Place
$990
$891
Indigenous Perspectives and Place
$990
$891
Leadership and Place
$990
$891
Measuring and Monitoring Place
$990
$891
Place Concepts
$990
$891
Place Economics
$990
$891
Place Management in Government
$990
$891
Place Resilience
$990
$891
Policy and Place
$990
$891
 

HOW TO ENROL

 

A partnership between 

Place Leaders Asia Pacific &

The University of Notre Dame Australia

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