Course evaluation summary canada bay

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We have collated the feedback we received on the Urban Design and Placemaking Course we gave in Sydney. This is a summary of the overwhelmingly positive feedback. It includes a snap shot of the verbatim comments provided by course participants.

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Course evaluation summary canada bay

  1. 1. COURSE FEEDBACK▸ Module: Intro. to Urban Design + Placemaking (two day)▸ Client: City of Canada Bay, NSW▸ Location: Drummoyne Pavilion▸ Date: 12-13 September 2012▸ Participants: 19▸ Feedback participation: 14/19 (74%)▸ Facilitator: Andrew Hammonds▸ www.placefocus.com George Street, North Strathfield, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  2. 2. PARTICIPANT BACKGROUND▸ Planning▸ Project management▸ Place management▸ Community development▸ Community facility coordination▸ Economic development▸ Facility management▸ Information management▸ Engineering▸ Communications and public relations Practical Examples - Lyons Rd, Drummoyne, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  3. 3. HOW WE RATED▸ The average score for the quality of the program was 9 out of 10.▸ The average score for the quality of the presenter was 9.5 out of 10. Expert Interviews - UDIA Placemaking Conference, Brisbane 2012
  4. 4. YOUR EVALUATION▸ 100% of participants said the course met or exceeded their expectations▸ 100% of participants said the course content was good to excellent▸ 71% said course content was excellent▸ 100% of participants found the course relevant to their job▸ 100% of participants would recommend the course to others Place Audit - 2 Day Course, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  5. 5. WHAT YOU SAID:▸ “Enjoyed planner perspectives”.▸ “I will look at space use differently, will use the tools in my job at the library”.▸ “This course has opened me up to new ideas. I would recommend the course, it is good for all levels, from experienced planners to community workers.”▸ “Excellent variety and concepts to provide for further investigation and training as well as, useful for immediate use.” Group Discussion - Darwin Course April 2012, NT, AUS (Photo:Jan Kinsella)
  6. 6. WHAT YOU SAID – GOOD EXAMPLES▸ “I found that the use of real life examples conveyed the topic very well and helped in understanding.”▸ “Content was well presented with good examples and illustrations.”▸ “Excellent examples of how to sell place making and urban design to stakeholders (internal and external).”▸ “I liked the interactive maps and photos to explain ideas and examples.”▸ “It is good to learn from other examples what did and didnt work.” Sydney Course, Canada Bay, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  7. 7. WHAT YOU SAID – EXCELLENT COURSE...▸ “Fantastic course - finally a connection between the process of place making from concept to long term sustainable management.”▸ “Great presenter; simple language. Simple, logical language accompanied by relevant visuals.”▸ “Excellent variety and concepts to provide for further investigation and training as well as, useful for immediate use”.▸ “Engaging and exciting.”▸ “Lots of different techniques. Involved everyone.”▸ “A very accessible course.”▸ “A very slick presentation.” Group Work - Sydney Course, Canada Bay, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  8. 8. OPPORTUNITIES▸ “Found the content very relevant, although cultural and demographic differences in areas wasnt mentioned extensively.”▸ “More local and small examples would have been more helpful.”▸ “Financial implications were not discussed much.” Place Presentations - 2 Day Course, Canada Bay, Sydney, NSW, AUS
  9. 9. OUR DETAILS▸ Placefocus: training and information on urban design and placemaking▸ “We are passionate about creating places for people”▸ www.placefocus.com▸ Andrew Hammonds (0407466615)▸ andrew@placefocus.com▸ Follow us on twitter, Facebook and Instagram (Placefocus)▸ Connect on Linkedin or watch our PPTs on Slideshare Empathy Map - Sydney Course, Canada Bay, Sydney, NSW, AUS

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