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Planning and community engagement - Manchester - CPD MASTERCLASS

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 at 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Etc venues, Portland St, Manchester M1 3HU, UK
RTPI Training

Delegate numbers are restricted to enhance learning outcomes




Course Aim

Community engagement is at the heart of planning  and the more effective it is, the better the outcome for everyone. In this new masterclass, you will explore lessons learnt from experience to date and how to engage with groups effectively to achieve good planning outcomes.

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

  • Understand  the importance of community engagement as part of the planning process;
  • Discover a range of tools and techniques for effective working with communities;
  • Evaluate a variety of approaches to community engagement to select the most appropriate one for your projects.

RTPI Core CPD LogoCore CPD Framework:

- Championing Planning
- Ethics and Professionalism 


Our trainer - Hannah Barter

Hannah Barter MRTPI is a Director of Urban Vision Enterprise CIC and has 14 years’ experience in planning and community development, working in the public, private and third sectors. Her professional experience includes Planning, arboriculture, urban design, community engagement and environmental education.  

Hannah provides advice and support to various local authorities, community groups, and parish and town councils on planning, heritage, urban design, and community empowerment. Hannah was awarded the Chesterton Zoe Dawson Award in 2002-03 for her work on urban green spaces with Birmingham City Council. She also works as an Associate with Staffordshire University on the development and delivery of heritage and community engagement projects and is a MELA Associate.


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

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For the concessions rate, you need to be a student, unemployed or retired.

*Early bird price for all training events is 15% off if you book by the end of February 2020*

Please note all training events will be open for registration from 09:00 until 09:30.

All bookings are self-service and if you are a member you will need your membership number and password to login.

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

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(Early bird) RTPI Member £212.00 + VAT: £42.40 To book Log In.
(Early bird) Non-member £305.00 + VAT: £61.00
(Early bird) RTPI Member concession £127.00 + VAT: £25.40 To book Log In.
(Early bird) Non-member concession £220.00 + VAT: £44.00
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Non-member £359.00 + VAT: £71.80
RTPI Member concession £149.00 + VAT: £29.80 To book Log In.
Non-member concession £259.00 + VAT: £51.80