At the end of the course the student will have acquired knowledge concerning the evaluation of plans and projects that govern urban and territorial transformations, including key aspects concerning methodological approaches, methods, techniques and the use of specific software to support decision making. More specifically, at the end of the course the student has:
(1) Knowledge and understanding. Knowledge of approaches and methodological tools for understanding and analysing the main aspects that characterize the evaluation of plans and projects.
(2) Applying knowledge and understanding. Ability to select the most appropriate approaches, procedures and methodologies to tackle and solve the evaluation problems that can arise in the various application fields. In particular, the ability to apply suitable assessment techniques and to analyze revenue/benefit/cost/impact components in the evaluation process.
(3) Making judgements. An integrated vision of the main aspects concerning the evaluation of urban and territorial plans and projects.
(4) Communication skills. Ability to communicate with competence and appropriate language properties the different aspects and outcomes of the evaluation activity.
(5) Learning skills. Ability to deepen the knowledge acquired by consulting suitable books, literature publications and other sources of information.