The City Program

Continuing education on urban issues

The City Program offers continuing education courses, seminars, workshops, and public lectures on a wide range of urban issues for organizations in the public and private sectors. Topics include the following:

  • Urban design
  • Sustainable community development
  • Planning
  • Transportation
  • Architecture
  • Heritage conservation
  • Land-use economics
  • Real estate development

We design these programs in close collaboration with each client, drawing on university and community resources.

Learn from leading urban design and sustainability practitioners

We choose our program instructors from among leading practitioners and faculty members. Our courses consist of lectures, panel discussions, case study presentations, and hands-on, interactive participant exercises. Our programs are available in Vancouver, other parts of British Columbia, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, and beyond.

Customized training to meet your needs

Most customized training programs involve one- or two-day workshops or evening lectures. We can tailor course schedules and venues to meet the needs of your organization, staff, or clients.

Please contact us for information on contract training.