This course aims to familiarize the various initiators and/or stakeholders of urban or controversial projects with new approaches to managing the risks associated with popular protest.
The popular protest (NIMBY) in the United States is the #1 cause limiting the real estate expansion of multi-family projects, the situation being similar in Canada and other democratic countries. This class aims to give you the methods and tools to achieve your projects, while ensuring both the maximization of their potential and of the population's support.
Online training on the Zoom platform. Continuing education activity. A certificate of participation will be given after the training. Eligible for OAQ continuing education.
-Become aware of the historical and current context of popular protest and its impacts.
- Become aware of a risk management approach through strategic anticipation and rapid exposure to threats/barriers to projects.
- Become familiar with approaches and tools for integrating the population into the process of project creation and implementation.
- Become familiar with the processes and tools for negotiation, consensus-building, and building support for a project.
1- The impacts of "not in my backyard" (NIMBY)
2- Transparency and the participatory approach as a new form of risk management
3- Participation and negotiation, which tools?
4- Connecting to the common narrative and people's identity
5- Benefits and impact measures
6- Conclusion: the "win-win" approach