Module Details

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Title IMPLEMENTING AND MANAGING CHANGE
Code ENVS459
Coordinator Dr TE Moore
Geography and Planning
Thomas.Moore@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

This module aims to introduce and critically examine the key skills, issues and practices planners need in implementing and managing change.

Objectives: To develop an understanding of the basic features of the planning system and the changes, challenges and issues planners face in mediating, regulating and managing change;
To develop the skills necessary to maximise the effectiveness of planners and planning – and to develop an appreciation of how to critically apply them and to take into account the needs and responsibilities of all who are involved in the planning system;
To develop a critical appreciation of the nature of change and development and its funding and implementation at a range of different levels – from global to local;
To develop an understanding of the planner as a professional practitioner and the responsibilities this entails;
To maximise student’s employability and awareness of potential careers and provide advice on ma naging their careers.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) On completion students will understand and appreciate the statutory and practical basis of planning and how planners can implement and manage change.

(LO2) Students will appreciate the need and requirement to develop and appraise effective, collaborative and integrative approaches to planning – from global to local.

(LO3) Students will understand and appreciate the importance of, and  be able to work effectively with, communities and stakeholders.

(LO4) Students will appreciate the underlying importance of acting in a professional manner and understand how this relates to their career.

(S1) Understanding administrative processes

(S2) Synthesizing complex policy documents

(S3) Working both individually and in a group


Syllabus

 

Given the nature of this module as closely related to planning practice, the exact details of the syllabus will change from year to year to reflect changes to the systems and processes of planning. Key thematic areas to be covered include:

Actors and agencies in Planning
The development management process
Politics and planning
International comparisons
Regeneration and housing
Localism
Professionalism and the Royal Town Planning Institute


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Fully online delivery and assessment.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           15

6

11

32
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 118
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 2 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Second  2500 words    50       
Assessment 1 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Second  2500 words    50       

Recommended Texts

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