This course provides a theoretical basis, case studies, and practical skills in participatory decision-making. Planners and planning assistants regularly organise and lead participatory decision making processes at various levels within institutions and between public and private institutions, and the general public. Professional leadership skills in terms of facilitation, consultation, participation, negotiation, and mediation in informal, formal and regulatory settings are essential. These skills will be required in a range of contexts including co-operative management, collaborative planning, meetings and group decision making; policy development and strategic planning; the integrated development assessment system; resolving multi-party differences, and compliance.
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- Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
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- Band 2A
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- 2.2A: Computing, Built Environment, Other Health
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