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Placemaking for Government – 6 week course, June

June 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Consistently rated by participants at 4.5 stars out of 5, our Placemaking for Government course is back!

Our unique 6-week accelerated program is specifically tailored for government staff. Ideal for building internal capacity, mobilising placemaking culture and building a new place team.

Designed to build participant knowledge of cutting edge CoDesign Studio / Design jam placemaking practice, the course will provide face time with Valli Morphett who has successfully built a high performing placemaking team within Council, was CEO at CoDesign Studio and now leads Design Jam.

Dates: 22 June to 27 July, 1.00-2.30pm AEST


Through a series of interactive, online sessions, participants will accelerate their placemaking practice and be equipped with the latest methodologies, principles and processes.

Training will provide:

  • 6 weeks x 90minute interactive online group sessions with Valli Morphett including 15minutes of dedicated question time.
  • Private Facebook learning group for 8-weeks (access to exclusive alumni group thereafter)
  • Weekly group reflections for deeper learning
  • 90-page downloadable workbook “Community-led placemaking manual”
  • Formal certificate of completion

If you miss a session recordings of each webinar will be available for 10 days after each session. Webinar training platform is equally accessible via mobile and desktop devices.


Week 1- Welcome

  • Course introduction
  • What is placemaking?
  • Global & local trends

Week 2 – Inspire

  • Inspirational case studies
  • Behind the scenes tell-alls
  • Exploring barriers & roadblocks

Week 3 – Frame

  • Placemaking policies & frameworks
  • Gaining executive buy-in
  • Mobilising internal culture

Week 4 – Mobilise

  • Setting up internally
  • Catalysing externally
  • Setting up grants

Week 5 – Deliver

  • Insurance, risk & liability
  • Expectation setting
  • Managing community burn-out

Week 6 – Evaluate

  • Place measurement
  • Evaluation & reporting
  • Setting goals

Course accessible on mobile devices and desktops. Mentoring packages available.

Email us at [email protected] for more information.


June 22, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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