Course Description

Examine every aspect of a city’s operations and how technology can be used to improve citizens' quality of life. The foundation of a Smart City is Smart People — the driving force for creating innovative infrastructure and systems solutions. A successful Smart City depends upon a knowledgeable, professional workforce ready to take on the challenges of a technology-powered community. This interactive and collaborative course requires active participation to obtain maximum benefit and skill development.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Exploration of Smart City Foundations, Applications, Players, Principles, Technology and Trends
  • Smart Cities Systems and Subsystems
  • The Roles and Governance of Smart Citizens
  • Waves of Innovation in Infrastructure, IoT, Networking and Data
  • Economic Waves and Globalization 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0
  • Smart Cities Communities of Practice, Culture and Inclusion Strategies
  • Standards and Governance
  • Digital, Smart and Intelligent Cities and IoT Applications

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the core competencies and new skills for a successful Smart City.
  • Comprehend the outcomes of the class.


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