WORKSHOP 6 Society & Governance
Why study this course at this institution?
The “Smart City” diploma is based on three core ideas: communication, integration, and cooperation. In addition, it involves the communication between government institutions, residents, tourists and private institutions.
Who is this course for?
This workshop series has been created for innovative leaders to foster specialized skills in various areas of “Smart Cities” such as security and safety, transportation, communication, energy, water and environment, economic services, infrastructure, and urban planning.
What will I learn?
The workshop is delivered over three days, and is devoted to how cities can meet the challenges of a cohesive and supportive society with a clear identity adapted to technological innovations, sustainability, well-governed (with efficiency and justice), and based on a participatory democracy.
The indicated schedule is tentative and will be adjusted to suit participants.
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Dubai) is a U.S. University that has recently created global interest for its internationally recognized programs and its recognition as one of the world’s most respected technologically focused universities. RIT Dubai’s parent campus in Rochester, New York, is the 11th largest private university in the U.S. and was established 185 years ago.
This strong reputation and long tradition of excellence explains why leading college guides and publications have consistently ranked RIT among the top universities in the United States. As a result, the students at its satellite campus in Dubai benefit from this distinguished history. Upon graduating from RIT Dubai, students will leave with an internationally recognized American degree that is accredited by the U.A.E. Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. In today’s globalized and highly competitive world, the need for a universally recognized degree has become increasingly important.
RIT has a long history of degree programs, including one of the largest cooperative education programs in the world, which meets business and industry needs and prepares students for successful careers in a global society. RIT Dubai offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in business and leadership, engineering, and computing, and its graduates are in high demand with a 98% placement rate. Excellence in education is RIT Dubai’s highest priority, and the admission process is competitive and selective in order to guarantee an engaged and diverse student body. The faculty consists of outstanding professors from the United States, the Middle East, and around the world. RIT is a not-for-profit university located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, a technology park with over 900 companies such as SAP, Henkel, Schneider Electric, Fujitsu, and Axiom.See all RIT Dubai courses