Management for Planners

The purpose of this module is to introduce the management concepts and its domain areas as applicable in urban and regional planning fields. The module topics would acquaint students with the basic management principles and understanding regarding various dimensions of management to assist in decision making process related to urban and regional planning, urban infrastructure development, municipal service delivery and governance. The learners would be equipped thoroughly in theoretical context, application areas, case studies and practical exercises in areas of urban management, urban infrastructure development, urban service delivery and among other critical areas of built environment field.

Chapter 1: Management ConceptsEdit

Unit-1: Introduction, Key Definitions & Terminology Characteristics, Functions, Processes, Nature Principles of Management / Planning, Organizing,Leading, Control Significance of Management

Unit-2: Theories of Management Types of Management: Financial, Marketing,Human Resources,Change Management Management and Administration Managerial Skills, Levels of Management

Unit-3: Management and Planning Management by Objectives (MBO) Results Based Management (RBM) Project Management Systems

Chapter 2: Urbanization, Urban Planning, and Public AdministrationEdit

Chapter 3: Urban Infrastructure & GovernanceEdit

Chapter 4: Management of Urban ServicesEdit

Chapter 5: Public Economics, Urban Finance & ManagementEdit

Chapter 6: Urban Performance Measurement SystemsEdit

Chapter 7: Urban Information Technology & ManagementEdit

Chapter 8: Code of Ethics & Professional ConductEdit