Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning
 The training program serves as an orientation-cum-introductory course in the basic concepts, processes and methodlologies of urban and regional planning. The course also provides updates on the latest approaches, tools and techniques in the profession.

 The five-day training program includes topics on the following: The Philippine Planning System, Population and Social Development, Local Economic Development, Estate Planning and Management, Public Works Planning, Transport Planning and Traffic Management, Environmental and Natural Resources Management, Public Private Partnership, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Concepts and Strategies, Strategical Environmental Assesment, Smart Growth/Green Urbanism, among the other topics.

SCURP: ABC in URP Batch 15

   The UP SURP Training and Extension Services Division is pleased to announce that application to the program, “Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP: ABC in URP)” is now open. This program is set on 3-7 December 2018 at UP SURP, Diliman, Quezon City. Please see poster below for more details.

   Application Form can be downloaded thru this linl: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19-rR4ySdJXlxqLaw5ha7TW4fNdzzJr26/view?usp=sharing

WHAT: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (ABC in URP)

WHEN: 3-7 December 2018, from 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

HOW MUCH: The registration fee is PhP 15,000.00 per participant. For every group of five participants registering together, we will give a group discount of PhP 1,000.00 off for each member (PhP 5,000.00 total discount) if they register on or before 9 November 2018.

Registrants are required a non-refundable downpayment of PhP 2,000.00 upon submission of accomplished registration form. You may deposit your payment at UP Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) - BPI Account # 3081-1125-91 (TIN: 001-160-447). Kindly email the scanned deposit slip to surptraining.upd@up.edu.ph once transaction is completed.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  16 November 2018, 5:00 P.M. First-come, first-served policy applies. Application may close earlier than the indicated deadline.

For further inquiries, please contact us and look for Ms. Arlene Santiago or Mr. Jhay Aganipan: Tel.: (632)926-2120 / (632)981-8500 loc. 4082 Email Address: surptraining.upd@up.edu.ph Office Address: Training and Extension Services Division, 2/F SURP Bldg., E. Jacinto St., UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City 1101
The SURP’s twin Vision in the next decade shall be:

SURP will be a globally competitive learning, research and training institution in the fields of urban, rural, and regional planning within an archipelagic and tropical environment comprised of landscapes and seascapes in a developing economy; and

SURP will be a center of excellence for learning and research in the development of innovative theories, tools, and sustainable practices in urban, rural, and regional planning adapted to developing countries.
The SURP’s Mission for the next three years (2012-2015) shall be to continue and further enhance its contribution to socioeconomic development and nation building:

Improving the quality of education in the school and producing highly competent planners.

Extending technical assistance to government, non-government organizations (NGOs), peoples' organizations (POs), the private sector, and other academic and research institutions on policy formulation and plan preparation for the development of localities, regions, and the nation.

Disseminating new knowledge on urban and regional planning theories, tools, and practices through the School’s publications and training programs.

Protecting and advocating for the welfare of society -particularly the poor- and promoting social justice and equity in the formulation of development plans and programs.