Career Development Webinars

APA's Career Center offers planners a variety of webinars and workshops with practical tips on job search, career paths, and professional development issues for new and seasoned planners alike.

Planning Supervisor's Playbook

CM | 4.5

The follow-up to the popular Planning Supervisors' Playbook Series, Part 1, Part 2 includes 3 interactive live sessions that go deeper into key managerial skills. Starting with the first session on honing communication skills in a telecommuting and hybrid world. In the second session examine biases to create a more inclusive workplace and in the final session consider new approaches to motivation and performance evaluations. The topics are tailored to those currently in supervisory positions or established in the profession of planning. 

July 28: Session 1 — Innovating the Workplace & Reimagining your Team
August 4: Session 2 — Creating a more Inclusive Environment: Celebrate Employee Differences
August 11: Session 3 — Supporting Resiliency & Evaluating Performance Reviews

Member Price $90.00 per learner
Nonmember $180.00 per learner


'SRC Presents' Webinar Series

This series explores the overlap between urban planning and its adjacent professions. Hosted by APA's Student Representative Council, these webinars feature change-makers in architecture, civil engineering, environmental studies, and political science to discuss how they apply planning principles in their fields, and where they believe future opportunities lie.

Intersections: Civil Engineering and Planning

The session explores the education, skills, experiences, and current context of civil engineering and planning, as well as ethics, regulations, finances, and critical decision points for working together effectively.

Intersections: Architecture and Planning

This session delves into the critical decision drivers in each field and how to effectively collaborate. Topics include advice for emerging professionals on working in the field, education, skills, ethics, and the current context of architecture and planning.


Career Webinars in Passport

Jumpstart Your Equity Work Partnering with School Planners

CM | 1.5
CM | 1.0 | Equity

This course aims to link school planning with the work of local government planners by providing greater insight, tools, and techniques into collaborating on school and traditional planning. Our panel of experts will provide tangible examples of how to improve outcomes for students and communities, as well as present career opportunities available in school planning.

Presented in partnership with APA's Public Schools Interest Group (PSIG)

Planning Supervisor's Playbook Series, Part I

CM | 5.0
CM | 1.5 | Ethics

CM | 1.5 | Law

From the structure of your organization to the goals and vision of your community, we are mediators, negotiators, problem solvers, counselors, and even referees. To help serve as a guide and as a platform to start the conversation, we have curated a six-part series course that will help you navigate the waters of entry-level management to director of your organization.

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