Professional practice 412

Module code TRP 412
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Starting a career in the planning profession (including issues such as public vs. private sector employment, essential skills required, applying for vacancies, interaction with co-workers and other parties, company culture, client relationships, workplace ethics); developing a career in the planning profession (including issues such as essential communication-, management- and political-skills, typical mistakes to avoid in practice, setting a career path); introduction to project management; an overview of professional planning organisations in South Africa; remaining issues for class discussion, such as marketing, client service, promotion and time management.

Module credits 6.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Town and Regional Planning
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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