An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Smart Cities for Sustainable Development

Course Introduction

This Smart Cities for Sustainable Development presents the modern Smart Cities as centers of economic activity and drivers of growth. They generate wealth and prosperity and are intended to provide significant improvement of livelihood of their inhabitants. However, Smart Cities are also complex challenges for governments because along with the benefits come negatives such as uncontrolled development, traffic congestion, waste management, complicated access to resources, and crime.

Therefore, creation of sustainable smart cities should be the main focus of following years and the development of smart cities if they are to play a fundamental role in the models of economic development. In these terms sustainable development of smart cities is considered as for urban cities that could take advantage of all the possibilities that Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) could offer to improve their residents’ life quality, but always taking care of the environment, energy, waste management, and sustainability of life.

This Oxford Management Centre training course will highlight:

  • Smart City Sustainability concepts
  • Energy, Food, Water, and Mobility Sustainability
  • Funding of Smart Cities and Job Creation
  • Intellectual Capital as the Factor for Sustainable Smart Cities
  • Multidimensional approach to Smart Cities development


At the end of this Smart Cities for Sustainable Development training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the sustainability challenges within the urban development
  • Analyze the dimensions of smart cities
  • Learn about the implementation of smart city funding sustainability
  • Determine challenges and resolutions of job market growth
  • Design a model of Sustainable Smart City

Training Methodology

The training course will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities, and case studies where the principles and practices of making the cities “smart”, as well as improvements within the legacy infrastructure. The course will use the most up-to-date presentation and interactive methods focusing on problem identification in the thematic area, and work of the participants on finding solutions, or ways to solve the identified problems through the discussion of practical examples and tasks.

Organisational Impact

Organizations need to be ready to adapt to the new realities, unify the legacy systems with new technologies, and implement revolutionary approaches to the solutions of sustainability within the smart cities.

The organizations will greatly benefit from:

  • Enhancing the talent of their employees to foresee the challenges of the Smart Cities
  • Leveraging the disruptive technologies and techniques for the smart city sustainability
  • Developing talent for the resolutions of the issues before they arise
  • Implementation of smart city concepts within the existing and new developments
  • Reaffirmation of their dedication to the improvement of the life of citizens in smart cities

Personal Impact

This interactive training course is designed for professionals interested in transforming cities for a more sustainable, dynamic, and vibrant future. The course focuses on technology and data, and it is particularly relevant to those who are focused on designing, investing in, and delivering smart city solutions, and with this in mind the course will help them deliver better and more inspired solutions, helping them to:

  • Enhance their knowledge of modern Smart City needs and sustainability issues,
  • Realize their adaptability to the new urban challenges,
  • Improve the understanding of smart city sustainability paradigms,
  • Realign their views from technology towards sustainability,
  • Apply cyclic economy within their urban environments.

Who Should Attend?

This Smart Cities for Sustainable Development course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Strategy Developers and Implementers
  • Visionaries
  • Urban Designers
  • Urban Planners
  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Mobility Experts

Course Outline

Day 1

Transformation of Current Urban Environments into Smart Cities

  • Smart City concept
  • Digital and ICT technologies within current environments
  • Smart City Projects within existing cities
  • Human-Centered Technology Approach
  • Innovative Smart City System with Blockchain Technology

Day 2

Smart City Energy Sustainability

  • Increased energy requirements
  • Energy as a service within Smart Cities
  • Traditional and Renewable Energy resources
  • Smart Energy for Smart Cities
  • Demand planning and sustainability of energy management in Smart Cities

Day 3

The Path to Resiliency and Sustainability of Smart Cities

  • Smart Village, Smart City, Smart Area, Smart Country
  • Sustainability of basic human needs
  • Landscape Design Strategy for the Regeneration and Sustainability
  • Urban Resilience and Sustainability
  • Decision-Making Framework

Day 4

Job Market Sustainability Within Smart Cities

  • Job Demand in times of development
  • Job demand fluctuation
  • Smart City management of job demand and market sustainability
  • Jobs of the future in Smart Cities
  • Population mobility and Workspace Mobility

Day 5

Case Study of Smart City Sustainable Development

  • Strategic Management of Smart City Sustainable Development
  • Examples of Smart Cities: DUBAI
  • Examples of Smart Cities: SINGAPORE
  • Examples of Smart Cities: EUROPE
  • Organizational Challenges of Smart Cities
  • Knowledge Economy


Oxford Management Centre Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.



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5 Days
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Classroom Sessions
14-18 Oct 2024
Fee: $5,950
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