SCURP 2013: ABC IN URP Batch 2
June 7, 2013

SCURP 2013: ABC IN URP Batch 2

We are pleased to announce that the UP-SURP, through its Training and Extension Services Division, will be conducting a second run of the special introductory course on urban and regional planning. Entitled “SCURP 2013: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP 2013: ABC in URP)”, the training program serves as an orientation-cum-introductory course on the basic concepts, processes and methodologies of urban and regional planning. Furthermore, the program also provides updates on the latest approaches, tools and techniques in the profession.

The five-day training program is designed to enhance capabilities of the functionaries of national agencies, local government units and professionals who are involved in planning-related activities. This course also caters to individuals who wish to pursue graduate education and/or career in planning.

The second run of “SCURP 2013: ABC in URP” will be held on 29 July- 2 August 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the UP SURP Training Room in UP Diliman, Quezon City. The tuition fee for the entire program is Php12,000.00 only. Limited slots available.

Registrants are required to provide a downpayment of Php2,000.00 upon submission of accomplished registration form. You may deposit your payment at UP Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) Landbank Account #: 0702-1026-00. Kindly email/fax the scanned deposit slip to us once transaction is completed.

Interested participants are welcome to contact the Training Division would there be any queries on this course. Kindly reach us at telephone numbers (02)981-8500 local 4082 or (02) 926-2120; or email Ms. Arlene Santiago and/or Mr. Nick Espina will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to your participation in this initiative. Thank you.

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.