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These courses are accredited with the AIA for continuing education system (CES) units, with the AICP for certification maintenance (CM) credits, theASLA for LA CES professional development hours (PDH), andthe Congress for the New Urbanism for CNU-A continuing education credits.

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NCI training certificates are available to the public (2014 dates below) and in-house at your organization. Click here for information on Project Consulting and In-house Training.

NCI Charrette System™ Certificate Training

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This 3-day NCI training teaches the tools and techniques for planning and running a project with full collaboration and support. You will gain a practical understanding of how to apply the NCI Charrette System™ to a wide range of sustainable community planning projects. The NCI Charrette System™ training is ideal for planners, designers and developers specializing in sustainable development, transportation, public works, and transit, as well as citizen advocacy. Participants learn the practical NCI Charrette System™ skills, high-tech tools and techniques through interactive, hands-on exercises practiced on four case study types.

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NCI Charrette Management and Facilitation™ Certificate Training

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This 1.5-day, advanced training will equip charrette managers with the essential tools and techniques required to manage a fast-paced, and constantly changing, multiple day charrette. Participants learn the essentials of detailed day-to-day charrette management along with the indispensable skills of public meeting planning and facilitation. Included in the course manual are detailed management forms and checklists, indispensible tools for the charrette manager. Note: Attendance at the NCI Charrette System™ Certificate Training (public or in-house) is a prerequisite for this training.

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High-Tech High-Touch Planning Tools™ Certificate Training
featuring PlaceMatters

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Presented by experts from PlaceMatters and NCI, this 1.5-day training will give you a hands-on introduction to many effective high-tech tools for project research, stakeholder engagement, exploring the landscape, mapping and scenario planning, idea generation and prioritization as well as communication. Participants will learn to leverage their limited engagement budgest to maximize the reach and quality of public engagement.

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