Executive Learning Tour – Urban Planning

Urban Planning Executive Learning Tour – an Integrated Learning Approach

Official Website: http://neo-edge.com/executive-learning-tour/

Program Overview 

Urbanization has been a global trend. Rapid urban population growth is posing tremendous challenges to employment, housing and other basic urban services, as well as the improvement of urban infrastructure and protection of living environments.

By focusing on the experience of Singapore and its applications to participant’s country, this executive development program aims at assisting urban planners and administrators to acquire the valuable experience, skills and competence required to design and implement effective urban and regional development policies and strategies.

The program is structured through a mix of in-class learning and field visits.

Why Singapore and its Applications to Participant’s Country

The Singapore development story has highlighted the constant trade-offs for scarce natural resources, limited land and the burgeoning population, the need to sustain economic growth, high quality of life and economic competitiveness.

Forward-looking planning plays an essential part in transforming Singapore’s city development. It is of great value to tap into Singapore’s expertise in urban development and management, in an effort to effectively deal with the problems that arise alongside urbanization.

Why You Should Attend

  • best practices and insights into Singapore’s development strategies
  • interactive courses featuring highly selective topics, case studies and group discussions
  • site tours to get a first-hand experience at Singapore’s successful urban planning projects
  • study visits to relevant government agencies and companies
  • networking and peer learning with experts and participants

Program Themes

Experts and senior practitioners from urban planning background will be engaged to facilitate in-depth exploration of the following themes. Participants can also select certain themes to focus on.

  • Singapore Urban development
  • Integrated Land-use planning
  • Public housing
  • Land transport
  • Water management
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Public-Private Partnership for Infrastructure Investment
  • Maritime management
  • Civil aviation management
  • Industrial development

Our Edges

  • Professional customized learning solutions

An experienced learning specialist will be assigned to liaise with various stakeholders on finding out their specific learning objectives, based on which our Project Team will customize the program content and learning format.

  • Comprehensive and quality logistical arrangements

Accommodation, meals, transport and field visits will be attended by us to ensure fruitful learning and pleasant stay in Singapore for all participants.

Training time and location are customizable according to your preference. Kindly contact us for more information. 

Interested to find out more? Please contact:

Rueburn Liang
Marketing  & Project Manager Executive Learning Tour & Site Visits
Neoedge Pte Ltd
DID:                       +65 6557 9230
Mainline:             +65 6557 9166
Fax:                        +65 6557 9188
Email:                   rueburn@neo-edge.com

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Neoedge to unveil Africa mining conference in Ghana

 

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Singapore (March 25, 2013) – Neoedge is set to hold the maiden edition of the Africa Mining Investment and Development Summit (AMIDS) 2013 in Accra, Ghana, mid of the year. The conference, which will hold between 9th to 11th July, is aimed to understand the mining and investment potential of Africa, and resolve challenges and barriers that will be encountered along the way.

Organised by Neoedge, headquartered in Singapore, it aims to bring mining industry’s best speakers and delegates. Neoedge will provide a platform to network with not only the mining and mineral exploration companies but expect to meet regulators, engineering support companies, upstream and downstream mining sector infrastructure development organisations, financial institutions, advisory and consultancy firms.

According to a statement issued by the organizer, “Neoedge will provide insights from various stakeholders, broaden understanding of the mining and investment potential of Africa, and resolve challenges along the way. We aim to provide a platform to continuously advance Africa mining industry’s pioneers and new entrants.”

Ghana has grown to be the ideal mining destination of the recent times due to its consistent efforts to work together with foreign mining companies in its endeavour on prudent use of its natural resources to promote sustainable and equal economic growth. Its mining industry now offers vast opportunities to discover their local mineral rich resources.

Speaking about the conference, Neoedge Conference Producer, Ms Chloe San Jose, said AMIDS 2013 aims to provide a platform to create business and build relationships in the local and international mining arena. It is a venue that boasts an interesting mix of people with the same goal of harnessing the potential of African mining industry and this thought provoking conference will leave attendees an urge to continuously learn from the exquisite African journey, she added.

From $995.2 million dollars in 2005, Ghana made $2.76 billion dollars revenue from mineral resources during the half-year of 2012 according to Ghana Chamber of Mines on August 2012. It is an indication that Ghana is one of the fast rising countries in the global mining industry.

Neoedge Executive Director, Thomas Ooi mentioned, “having received much requests from our clients to organize this conference since last year, we are happy to present AMIDS 2013 to the mining community in Africa. We hope to create opportunities for joint corporation & investment which eventually will bring economic growth in Africa.”

Today, Ghana is continuously facing local challenges and global implications with its attempt for mining industry reform. Its foreign investment regime is continuously improved to keep up with global mining investment environment as positive outlook lies ahead.

Some of the speakers expected at the conference include Stephen Piedu – Chief Inspector of Mines for Minerals Commission Ghana, Dr. Toni Aubynn – Chief Executive for Ghana Chamber of Mines, Bheki Sibiya – Chief Executive of South Africa Chamber of Mines, Hon. Stephen Julius Masele – Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals of Tanzania, Hon. Gift Chimanikire – Minister for Zimbabwe Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, Dr. Willem Smuts – CEO of Pangolin Diamonds Corporation.

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About Neoedge:

Neoedge Pte. Ltd is a business media company that aims to serve the corporate world with integrity and excellence by providing cutting edge business intelligences and creating high value networking opportunities.

Neoedge is your long term corporate business partner. For more information about Neoedge, visit www.neo-edge.com

For more information contact:
Rueburn Liang
DID: +65 6557 9230  FAX: +65 6557 9188
Email: rueburn@neo-edge.com