Creating Smart, Sustainable, Resilient Communities and Cities

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Certification Maintenance

CM | 1
SR | 1

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduce the Smart and Sustainable City Framework and SCP local initiativeby ISU/UDP International.
  • Introduce other local smart, sustainable and resilience initiatives udertaken in Asia, India, the Phillippines and Japan.
  • Highlight the importance of local planning and action at the community level with a focus on people, place and planet to ensure a sustainable world.


This course presents five separate technological advancements designed to emphasize the people behind smart technology: the "Smart Cultural Precinct @ Central" in Hong Kong; "URBAN MENUS," an adaptable 3D tool and training program for participative and impact-oriented urban planning; the "HIJO Development and Trinity Project" in agriculture, property development, leisure and tourism, food, and port operations in the Philippines; transit-oriented development and smart city initiatives in India; and a project by Urban Risk Lab in Japan.

This course qualifies for AICP Sustainability and Resilience CM credit through the coverage of Public Education and Involvement in Resilience and Tools & Mechanisms for S&R topic/s. The APA Education Committee has reviewed and approved this course as important to enhancing a planner's skillset as they prepare to both act now and plan for the future.