Advisory Services

Fundamentals of Open Smart Cities (OSC100)


Description
Authors: Nabeel Ahmed, Corey Pembleton, Kit Malo (Open North)

Welcome to OSC100: Fundamentals of the Open Smart City, the foundational course of the Community Solutions Network's One-to-One Advisory Service.

Comprised of four modules, OSC100: Fundamentals of the Open Smart City is mandatory for all Advisory Service learners. The content of this course ensures a solid foundation of knowledge to apply to the subsequent courses you'll take on your Open Smart City learning journey.

Once you have finished OSC100: Fundamentals of the Open Smart City, you should have an increased awareness and understanding of:

1. The Context of Open Smart Cities (5-10 minutes)
Invitation: What are the current community challenges facing cities today?

2. The Definition of Open Smart Cities (10 minutes)
Inspiration: How does the Open, Smart City approach offer a unique opportunity to solve these issues

3. What an Open Smart City Looks Like in Action (10 minutes)
Activate: What are the principles and domains of the Open Smart City and who is already engaging using this approach?

4. Getting to the Open Smart City (5 minutes)
Transformation: How can this paradigm help my city's communities increase our quality of life and enhance mindful decision-making?

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The Community Solutions Network is a program of Future Cities Canada. As the program lead, Evergreen is working with Open North and partners to help communities of all sizes across Canada navigate the smart cities landscape. The Community Solutions Network is supported with funding provided by Infrastructure Canada.
Content
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: The Context of Open Smart Cities
  • Module 2: Defining Open Smart Cities
  • Module 3: The Open Smart City in Action
  • Module 4: Getting to the Open Smart City
  • Open Smart City Principles and Domains.pdf
  • Course Summary
  • Post-course Survey
  • Quiz
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Quiz"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever