Place, Politics, Public Management UPM-613
This course provides an overview of the analytical, planning, implementation, and management skills that project managers use In the development of public spaces. The course examines the role of the project manager in the context of negotiation among the multiple urban constituencies who influence the development of the public realm. The course reviews financial concepts with an emphasis on the instruments for property management and capital projects, including budgets, leases, and contracts. It reviews project management tools for development for each stage of the project life cycle, including bidding, RFP process, approvals, procurement, contracting, leasing, project completion, maintenance, and operations.