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Planning and design: making better places - Birmingham

Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Etc venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB
RTPI Training

Course aim

Design - the physical form of buildings and spaces is an essential part of planning policy, development management and sustainable development.  This engaging, interactive and participatory masterclass will help you understand how planning and design go hand in hand and how to get the right policies and guidance in place.


Through a combination of expert trainer input, discussion and group work, you will:

  • Gain an insight of national and local frameworks and the implications these have for design
  • Take part in a site visit – exploring the process of appraising design
  • Learn how to write design guidance


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Delegate numbers are restricted to enhance learning outcomes

This links to the following CPD Priorities:

  • Effective decision making
  • Communication, mediation and negotiation skills


Please note there is limited availability for Licentiate, Independent Consultants and concessions. To be eligible for the Independent Consultant rate, you need to be member of the Independent Consultants Network (ICN). For the RTPI concessions rate, you need to be a RTPI student, unemployed or retired member. You will need your membership number and password to book.

If you are having difficulties booking, please contact us on 020 7929 8400 or email


The RTPI supports the adoption of all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and this course specifically supports:

SDG 10 SDG 11 SDG 13 UN Emblem

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RTPI member £244.00 + VAT: £48.80 To book Log In.
Non-member £349.00 + VAT: £69.80
Licentiate member £199.00 + VAT: £39.80 To book Log In.
Independent consultant (ICN) member £199.00 + VAT: £39.80 To book Log In.
RTPI Concessions £140.00 + VAT: £28.00 To book Log In.
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