Decentralization and Urban Infrastructure Management

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Course Format
Dates and Fees
Course Overview

Decentralization and Urban Infrastructure Management training course focuses on the complexity of the socio-technical systems that provide basic services to more than 50% of the world’s population. As the urban population continues to increase, the role played by urban infrastructures in the delivery of services (such as energy, transport, and water) becomes crucial. And in the view of the current crisis of energy supply, which was man-made, the management and governance of such complex socio-technical systems becomes vital to ensuring their performance.

This training course is dedicated to deliver information to the delegates about the main challenges as well as the main schools of thought in managing and governing urban infrastructures, which are currently prevalent in modern world. Decentralization and Urban Infrastructure management should provide an optimal and coherent approach to managing and expanding your urban infrastructure over the long term. It allows urban infrastructure managers to optimize investment and returns while supporting decision-makers in reconciling short-term pressures and long-term priorities.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training course you will:  

  • Define the new roles of executive assistants and administrators.
  • Use technology to get more done and to stay connected with the office and their boss.
  • File, document, sort, index and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.
  • Identify quality standards for servicing internal and external customers and appreciate the impact of office design on the overall performance.
  • Demonstrate better command of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Who Should Attend?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will especially benefit:

  • Researchers, students and practitioners in urban management
  • Professionals in urban planning
  • Architects involved in urban design
  • Project managers
  • Technology engineers, CTOs and CIOs
  • Strategic development personnel
  • Transport engineers and researchers

The organization will benefit from understanding the guiding principles of decentralization and urban infrastructure management, as the current situation in the world is showing that the countries can find themselves in significant problems if the modern challenges of urban infrastructure are not addressed in adequate and timely manner.


The participants on this Decentralization and Urban Infrastructure Management training course will:

  • Enhance their analytical skills
  • Learn how to introduce adoptive ITS infrastructure
  • Be able to fully harness the power ITS management and adopt to new trends
  • Introduce new technologies at lower costs
  • Improve the transport sector level of service with lower investment
  • Preform the simulation of traffic and transportation projects
  • Organization will become adoptive and reduce their costs while at the same time serve stakeholders and the public at the highest level

The participants will gain the following:

  • Identifying the economic, social, political, and technological dimensions of urban infrastructure management
  • Understanding how to use existing infrastructure and the possibility of its upgrades
  • Learn how to use data for evaluation of best improvement options
  • Recognize the usability of new trends
  • Prepare for the challenges of urban energy, water, food and transport management
$3,950.00 Fees + VAT as applicable

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

Duration: 10 Days

1st – 12th April, 2024     

8th – 19th July, 2024

  • Design practices
  • Architecture
  • Decentralization and Urban infrastructure development
  • Asset management in urban infrastructure
  • Sustainable urban systems
  • Identification of urban infrastructure state and needs
  • Urban infrastructure project lifecycle
  • Planned, permanent and ad-hock projects in urban infrastructure
  • New development and upgrading of existing urban infrastructures
  • Energy sustainability in urban area
  • Energy needs and resources
  • The sustainability of energy within the urban environments
  • Infrastructure for food provisioning within the urban areas
  • Sustainable food resources
  • Water management in urban areas
  • Food delivery system within the urban area
  • Traffic and transport management
  • Adaptive ITS infrastructure
  • Active Traffic and transport Management
  • Transportation needs sustainability
  • Traffic and transportation management center design, operation and upgrade
  • Modern technologies for energy distribution
  • Maintenance and waste management in urban infrastructure
  • Development of new urban areas
  • Upgrading of existing infrastructure systems
  • Preservation of nature, history and tradition with new technologies

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