CLIM085 Climate Change Training for Planners: Impacts, Risks and Adaption

 
 
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Course Description

This course, offered by the Climate Risk Institute and delivered by leading planning and resilience experts, provides in-depth climate risk assessment and adaptation training tailored for the planning profession and municipal and community planning. You will engage with training modules customized for planners that integrate local and regional information on climate impacts, adaptation solutions, and policy frameworks. You'll also build skills in key areas such as engagement and communication on climate issues.

Through applied examples, readings, case studies, and discussions, you'll develop knowledge and skills applicable to climate risk assessment processes, climate change adaptation planning, and the integration of climate change knowledge into other municipal and local priorities such as planning processes, public health planning, or affordable housing. This course also integrates information on Indigenous perspectives and considerations of equity.

This course is offered in partnership with The Climate Risk Institute:

Please note: This course is not eligible for the Lifelong Learning Alumni Discount.

Course Outline

In this course, you will:

  • Gain an overview of climate risk assessment and adaptation tailored for the planning profession
  • Integrate local and regional information on climate impacts, adaptation solutions, and policy frameworks
  • Develop skills in engagement and communication on climate issues
  • Explore applied examples, readings, case studies, and discussions
  • Learn to integrate climate change knowledge into municipal and local priorities such as public health planning and affordable housing
  • Understand Indigenous perspectives and considerations of equity in climate planning

This course applies toward the following certificate: 

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Incorporate climate change adaptation into your practice
  • Understand the fundamentals of climate change science, data, impacts, risk assessment, and adaptation planning
  • Identify requirements around climate change adaptation addressed through planning policy and other applicable laws and policies
  • Expand your knowledge of tools and strategies for implementing climate change adaptation planning
  • Support communication and collaboration around climate change impacts and adaptation planning
  • Increase community resilience using planning tools, asset management strategies, and nature-based solutions, while exploring options that present co-benefits for both mitigation and adaptation

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Climate Change Training for Planners: Impacts, Risks and Adaption
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 21, 2024 to Nov 24, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Oct 23, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: Nov 7, 2024
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
Section Title
Climate Change Training for Planners: Impacts, Risks and Adaption
Type
Online
Dates
Feb 17, 2025 to Mar 23, 2025
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Feb 19, 2025
   Withdrawal Deadline: Mar 6, 2025
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
Section Title
Climate Change Training for Planners: Impacts, Risks and Adaption
Type
Online
Dates
May 19, 2025 to Jun 22, 2025
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $795.00
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: May 21, 2025
   Withdrawal Deadline: Jun 5, 2025
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
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