|NRM N5190||Urban, Regional and Community-Based Management|
|Credit Points||5 ECTS|
|Module Coordination||Prof. Johannes Hamhaber|
|Lecturers||Prof. Johannes Hamhaber|
|Workload (h)||42 Attendance||108 Self-Study|
|Intended Learning Outcome||The students will be able to evaluate the governance of cities and regions by analyzing the stakeholder roles and relations, the legal and institutional framework, and the urban management approaches in order to consult communities and municipalities towards developing equitable and resources efficient settlements.|
|Content||Scale and space in social sciences and geographyCommunity based management
Regional development and management
|Teaching Method||Seminar format, Presentations and group discussion|
|Assesment Method||Case study Report + Presentation 100%|
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