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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:

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2 juin 2016

Great course! I hope the team releases the following module. The material provided is really good and the lectures are dynamic and well edited. The short answer assignment could be peer reviewed!

22 févr. 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.

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par Kenneth M H C G

30 oct. 2020

¡Excellent course! ¡I enjoyed it so much!

par Amy B J

9 mai 2019

Very informative. Thank you very much!

par Damian P

7 déc. 2020

Enjoyed much so - very informative.


2 févr. 2018

Un excellent cours multilingue !

par Mikaela P

20 avr. 2018

Realy relevant and good course!

par Manly N

15 janv. 2017

Absolutely Fantastic period.

par Edmundas R

31 mai 2016

Great course! Recommend it!!

par Thant Z W

21 sept. 2020

Great course I learned alot

par Sally A

2 déc. 2020

Perfectly balanced course!

par Paul S

14 juil. 2016

Great challenging course !

par Matthew A G

28 mars 2020

Amazing high level course

par Wanjiku M

4 sept. 2018

Excellent. Very granular.

par Shabbir A

24 mai 2018

one of the toughest :3

par Jihed M

11 mai 2018

Very interesting course

par Charles K B

20 janv. 2021

Excellent presentation

par Montagnier

27 févr. 2017

Cours très intéressant

par Wankhade A V

4 août 2020

Course was too good

par Ogunkoya A S

4 déc. 2019

A very good course.

par Kemo C

19 sept. 2020

Very Interesting


17 juil. 2020

Excellent course

par Elias H

25 mai 2020

very good course

par Dr. J H G

22 mai 2020

excellent course

par Inès A

3 mai 2019

Very good course

par Shahram S

15 déc. 2016


par ANIN J P

1 sept. 2016

très bon cours