AICP Core Competencies

Join us in advancing the AICP Commission's understanding of the skills, stages, and thresholds that encompass AICP Core Competencies.

The Initiative

The primary goal of the Core Competencies Initiative is to enhance the AICP credential and the planning profession.

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The Core Competencies

The Core Competencies Initiative will also examine the thresholds that distinguish students, emerging professionals, AICP planners, and advanced professionals.

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Introduction to Core Competencies (pdf)

Initial Matrix (pdf)