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À propos du cours

Sustainability, Resilience and Efficiency are fundamental considerations for city managers in managing urban infrastructures. Today, more than 3.9 billion people, making up more than 54% of the global population, live in cities. Urbanization is expected to continue in the coming years, raising the urban population to 6.0 billion by 2045. This dramatic increase in urban populations will inevitably increase the demand for energy, mobility (transportation), water, and other urban services in every city around the world. Without functional governance and management structures that ensure efficient, resilient and sustainable performance in cities, the current urbanization growth might become a catastrophic risk threatening the quality of life of the humanity. Sustainable development in 21st century can only be realized by introducing innovations in both management and operations of urban infrastructures systems. Developing management practices that effectively integrates the processes of urban planning with urban infrastructures planning and management is a challenging goal that many cities are struggling with nowadays, but is a must for transforming cities to sustainable and resilient engines of growth in both developing and developed economies. This course will provide you with the basic principles of urban infrastructure management that are fundamental for building prosperous cities that are sustainable, resilient and efficient. In order to obtain a certificate for this course, the participants have to pass four graded quizzes and complete four mandatory assignments, plus a final exam. In addition to the graded assignments students have the option to write a 7-10 page peer-reviewed case study about management of energy OR transportation system in their city (on your own choice). The best case studies will be also evaluated by our jury at IGLUS and the authors of the 3 best case studies will win a full tuition fee waiver scholarship to enroll in the IGLUS professional training program in Spring 2017. You can also pre-enroll in our upcoming MOOC on Smart Cities now. Find our more here: http://iglus.org/smart-cities-mooc/...

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ST

Feb 23, 2017

Very informative, well planed and presented, learned a lot and piqued and interest to continue with part 2. Thank you to the lectures and all that were involved in this course for the hard work.

GR

Jul 28, 2019

This course gives you a deep insight into Urban Infrastructure system and its management. The key challenges to operate any city are being discussed in detail. So overall good experience.

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par Elsa V

Dec 27, 2016

This course is Excellent: easy to follow, good explained and professional content

par Mordechai S

Jun 06, 2017

This course provides an excellent overview into the challenges and opportunities in the field of smart cities.

par EDUARDO G

Feb 29, 2016

Excellent content, excellent instruction!!!!!! Also, the interviews are a very valuable and informative,,,

par Daria V

May 07, 2018

Great course. Interesting and material is explained very good.

par Hassan J

Oct 04, 2016

Fantastically organised and well-presented course.

par Dr A A

Dec 03, 2016

Awesome course and I really recommend all who have interests on infrastructures.

par Leslie J T

Feb 06, 2018

This was a great course, concise and clear presentation, perfect speed of talking. This will defintely be useful in my future job, thank you !

par Bogdan G

Mar 11, 2016

Waiting for part 2 to be created and released :)

par Issa C

Mar 22, 2016

This course is great. The Professor and the guests are professionals. They went through the topics nicely. I encourage people to take this course because they can't regret it.

par Shabbir a

May 24, 2018

one of the toughest :3

par Mikaela P

Apr 20, 2018

Realy relevant and good course!

par Yassine M

Jun 20, 2016

Million thanks to share this treasure with us ,very very interesting

Thank you EFL

par Dr. N F (

Jan 22, 2018

High level of quality. Scientific approach and the same time easy to understand, what a Manager of Urban Infrastructures must pay attention. Very god quality of videos and used easy to understand words.

EPFL, prof. Matthias Finger and all professors and specialists, succeeded to make this course to be a very good choice for professionals and also for people who just wanted to know by an accredited source, the main points of attention and the way infrastructures must exist, work and interconnect.

This reason I took this course is that I needed to be sure about all operations of a big city, in order to adopt these operations in my case study for emergency management of critical infrastructures, in a case of a physical catastrophe or in a human-made disasters as is a terror attack or a war.

Thank you for this wonderful course.

par HAMAYADJI E

Feb 02, 2018

Un excellent cours multilingue !

par Conor C

Feb 21, 2017

I liked the theory and the structure of the class, especially how it had people comping in from industry to speak.

par Montagnier

Feb 27, 2017

Cours très intéressant

par Shaik A H

Jul 08, 2018

Very good

par Lu C

Aug 23, 2017

Great course!

par Diana S

Feb 15, 2016

Please provide powerpoint slides on lectures

par Viacheslav

Mar 16, 2017

Thank you.

You are super.

I would like to study your more detailed courses (in detail management, construction of infrastructures, new technologies in urban infrastructure, financing of projects, ...)

par Christopher W

Mar 18, 2016

Concise and informative course about the basics of urban infrastructure systems that'll help acquaint you with the systems in your own city. Highly recommended!

par Valentyn

Nov 20, 2017

Perfect introduction in how cities operate! Pretty deep but yet clear explanation of the concepts of urban management.

par Paul S

Jul 14, 2016

Great challenging course !

par Delphine T

Jun 09, 2016

This course is an excellent overview of urban systems and is very well documented.

Thank you!

par Oriana C

Apr 15, 2016

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