Smart Cities use innovative technologies and services in order to guarantee a sustainable development of the city, a liveable environment and a high quality of life for the citizens. In this context, the Smart Society Professional Academy offers technical, organisational and project-specific courses to help professionals from cities and the industry to realise smart city projects efficiently.
Learn from experts, visit different places of excellence and gain effective methodological skills and training by working together with other practitioners from industry and municipalities.
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The courses provide participants with insights on both cross-sectional topics, such as social inclusion, environmental benefits and economic opportunities of Smart Cities, as well as covering in-depth insight in a relevant specialization field:
Each 6-month course consists of circa 20 modules of which one is taught every week in distance learning formats. All modules conclude with a live webinar including presentations and Q&A-sessions with practitioners and experts. The workload during the course is approximately one day per week and can be planned according to your work and life schedule. In addition to the online-modules 9 days of on-site workshops will be conducted in 3 different European forerunner cities.
A certified »Smart City Manager« must have:
• an occupation of at least three years in the field of urban development, city administration or within the smart city market.
• an occupation of at least three years in the field of the qualification profiles (Urban Space, Urban Movement, etc.)
prove that he or she has relevant knowledge or position in the fields mentioned above. In this case, decisions on approval will be made by the expert committee on a case by case basis.