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September 21 and 22
2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.
What kind of skills and knowledge do planners require to succeed in the planning industry? Find out in this lighting talk featuring the results of an analysis of 150 public sector employment advertisements targeting both junior and senior planning professionals. Employment advertisements were analyzed to assess the planning industry’s expectations concerning the specific education, professional qualities, skills and tasks required of planners. These expectations were compared to the competencies promoted by the Professional Standards Board for the planning profession in Canada (PSB). Whether you are from a hiring organization or a junior and senior planner hoping to hone your skills and knowledge, you won’t want to miss this in-depth look professional expectations for planners.