Planning Management Learning Circles

Dive into networking events centered around topics in planning management.

APA provides a forum for planning managers to share ideas, challenges, and solutions. This event, facilitated by APA Career Services, will be a place to learn, share, and contribute to the conversations shaping the business of planning.

Upcoming Learning Circle Events

Managing in a multigenerational workplace

Date TBD

Past Learning Circle Events

First-Year Directorship: Drinking from the Firehose

Recording and highlights will be posted soon.


Learn more about the value of reflective practice in planning. Read a blog post: Reflective Planning: Navigating Idealism and Realism

Try a simulation on making practical planning judgments. The simulation is designed to enhance your ability to discern choices and make strategic and ethical practical judgments, whether they concern compromise, planning procedures, politics, or outcomes.

Getting Started with EDI in Your Office

Getting Started with EDI in Your Office; the first of three blog posts from the session.

The Road to FAICP

View the presentation from Zoom

Download the Q&A

Creating a Planning Department Value Proposition

5 Ways to Boost Your Planning Department's Profile Read a Planning article of takeaways from the Learning Circle.

2020 The Year in Review: A Planning Supervisor's Discussion on WTH Just Happened!

Facilitator Aimee Nassif, AICP shares some key takeaways and ideas you can implement in your work day, taken from her discussion in a blog post: 2020 The Year in Review: A Planning Manager's Perspective.

If you want to learn about the findings from the event, contact