IAP2 Foundations in Public Participation: Planning for Effective Public Participation will let you hit the ground running armed with the knowledge and confidence you need to plan and execute effective initiatives for any area in which you may be working. Our planning module provides you with a proven structure that will greatly increase your odds of a successful project. This hands-on course gives you the opportunity to delve into your own challenges using the essential elements of effective public participation planning.
This is part one of two modules in the Foundations program. Please see our website for when the second module, Techniques, is being offered.
Completion of the Foundations program (both modules) is a prerequisite for Certification as a P2 Professional (CP3).
PLEASE NOTE: If you are a member of IAP2 Canada please log into the website (top right-hand corner) to register automatically at the member rate. International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain it.
This virtual course will be offered in seven segments with multiple sessions over the week (both in morning and afternoon). Just like the face-to-face training, we expect all participants to attend all sessions listed in the event.
Note that the session time is Eastern Time.
To find out the time the training takes place in your time zone you can use this link.
Participants will be given a small group to work in and given assignments that they need to complete throughout the week together. Participants will need to coordinate themselves and find time on their own to do this. There will also be individual readings/assignments - to be completed before or in-between virtual sessions.
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Participants who complete the Planning course will be able to:
Trainer: Lara Tierney, CP3
Lara became a licensed trainer in 2014 and in 2019 became a Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3). She has been working in the field of public participation for 15 years. Her experience is both from municipal (The City of Calgary) and consulting perspectives. She enjoys working on projects in diverse fields including community development, land use planning, transportation, open spaces, law and the arts.