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Магистерская программа «Городское развитие и управление»

Innovations in the Management of the Urban Environment

2022/2023
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course explores issues in the development and application of innovative technologies and approaches in the management of the contemporary city. The aim of the course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of what public innovation is, who manage it in the city, for whom and how. The course is inter-disciplinary in nature and is intended to develop knowledge and skills related to successful urban governance in the digital world. It covers many of the cutting edge services, solutions and products that help to reframe the contemporary urban management for the city and citizens’ sake. The course consists of three parts. The first part presents the theoretical framework of innovation in the contemporary urban management. It stresses the importance of transition from public administration to the management of the urban environment, and shows the role of governance innovation in this process. The second part focuses on the analysis of the new services, products or approaches that are used in the cities worldwide to improve outcomes for the urban environment. Special attention is paid to innovative ideas and approaches in the public sector and urban governance. A particular focus is made on the challenges of innovations and on the ways to develop institutional conditions within the public sector that can stimulate the implementation and diffusion of innovations in the city. Students learn to understand the innovative ways to manage key areas of urban environment, such as urban energy planning and governance; urban design and planning; housing innovations; public transport and urban mobility. The third part discusses how to manage people, budgets, processes and other resources to improve outcomes for the city. This part provides students with comprehensive tools, methods, processes and structures of resource flexibility for more innovation in the urban environment. Students examine the role of urban analytics for management of the urban environment; discuss the prospective skills of urban managers in the contemporary world. A particular focus is made on the importance of citizen engagement and building the city community to improve the design, management and public programs for innovations.