Infrastructure and Climate Resilience Planning Micro-credential

4 Courses Required

The Infrastructure and Climate Resilience Planning micro-credential offers a comprehensive exploration of the intersection between climate change and public and private-sector infrastructure. This program equips learners with essential skills in risk assessment and adaptation, crucial for professionals ranging from engineers and planners to asset managers.

Key Learning Areas include:

  • Climate risk assessment frameworks, processes, and protocols
  • Effective climate and risk communication strategies
  • Climate policy and law, including considerations of professional liability
  • Application of climate change science to real-world scenarios
  • Climate resilience and adaptation planning and implementation across various scales
  • Principles of resilient and climate-ready design throughout the infrastructure life-cycle

Who Should Enroll:

This micro-credential is ideal for practitioners involved in green, natural, and built infrastructure, including but not limited to planners, engineering technicians, architects, and asset managers. It is also suitable for individuals engaged in climate change risk assessment, management of climate risks, extreme weather hazards, and adaptation planning.

Why Choose Our Program:

  • Practical and relevant curriculum designed to meet the evolving needs of infrastructure and planning practitioners
  • Industry-leading instructors with expertise in climate resilience and infrastructure planning
  • Interactive online learning platform accessible from anywhere, allowing you to balance your professional and academic commitments
  • Networking opportunities with peers and experts in the field, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange

Program Outcomes:

  • Proficiency in Climate Risk Assessment: Upon completion of this micro-credential, participants will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of climate risk assessment frameworks, processes, and protocols, enabling them to effectively identify and evaluate climate-related risks to infrastructure projects.
  • Effective Climate and Risk Communication Skills: Learners will develop the ability to communicate complex climate and risk information clearly and effectively to diverse stakeholders, fostering understanding and informed decision-making in infrastructure planning and management.
  • Understanding of Climate Policy and Legal Implications: Participants will gain insights into climate policy and law, including considerations of professional liability, equipping them with the knowledge to navigate regulatory frameworks and ensure compliance in infrastructure projects.
  • Application of Climate Science to Practical Scenarios: Through real-world case studies and simulations, learners will apply climate change science to assess and address climate-related challenges in infrastructure planning and development, enhancing their ability to make informed decisions in complex environments.
  • Proficiency in Climate Resilience and Adaptation Planning: This micro-credential will equip professionals with the skills to develop and implement climate resilience and adaptation strategies across various scales, enabling them to design infrastructure that is resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Delivery Format:

The program offers flexible online courses tailored for working professionals. Students will engage in a blended online learning experience, combining synchronous and asynchronous delivery methods. This approach ensures a dynamic learning environment where students can participate in real-time virtual interactions while also having the flexibility to access materials and activities at their own pace.

Anticipated learner effort is 4-6 hours per week, per course.

Advance your career and contribute to sustainable infrastructure development with our Infrastructure and Climate Resilience Planning Micro-credential. Join us in leading the way towards a resilient and climate-ready future.


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