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The Art and Danger of Adaptive Leadership

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Land Use Planning Online Workshop Series

These special topic workshops will be three hours in length and have been designed based on feedback from students and community partners.

Each workshop will focus on a relevant and specific aspect of land use planning, and the implications planning decisions can have on outcomes.

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The renew­able ener­gy sec­tor employed 11 mil­lion peo­ple in 2018, with an esti­mat­ed growth of near­ly one mil­lion new jobs added every year.

Enhance your resume and mar­ketabil­i­ty in the clean tech­nol­o­gy job mar­ket with this pro­gram, as you learn about renew­able ener­gy, smart cities, and the clean tech­nolo­gies that are shap­ing the future.

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