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Why Cities Matter

This session will help you to understand the importance of cities for both the economy and society, as well as, you and your family. Today, more than three and a half billion people live in cities, which is more than half of the world's population. That figure is projected to rise to as many as 10 billion people or 85 percent of the world's population over the next century. Cities are our premier platforms for generating new innovations, higher levels of economic growth, and new and better jobs. We will discuss why and how cities are important, and why picking the right city to live is important to your career, well-being, and life.

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7 videos (Total 36 minutos), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
What The City and You is About & How It Will Benefit You (Instructor Video)3m
Why Cities Matter (Instructor Video)8m
Richard Florida Week 1 Follow-up - Cohort 16m
Richard Florida Week 1 Follow-up - Cohort 23m
Richard Florida Week 1 Follow-up - Cohort 34m
Richard Florida Week 1 Follow-up - U of T Alumni Edition9m
6 lecturas
Course Syllabus15m
Why Cities Matter10m
What Makes for a Great City10m
Triumph of the City15m
Jane Jacobs - Who Changed the Way We Think About Cities15m
Optional Activity: Living Atlas10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Pause and Reflect: Should You Stay or Move?10m
Why Cities Matter10m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

A World of Cities

This session will help you understand the opportunities and challenges of urbanization around the world. Global urbanization has the power to lift living standards, create economic opportunity and jobs, reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency, and make the world safer. But, many cities in the developing world remain poor, with millions of people crowded into global slums.

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6 videos (Total 41 minutos), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Opportunities & Challenges of Global Cities (Instructor Video: includes discussion of the exercise for this week)4m
Richard Florida Week 2 Follow-up - Cohort 17m
Richard Florida Week 2 Follow-up - Cohort 25m
Richard Florida Week 2 Follow-up - Cohort 34m
Richard Florida Week 2 Follow-up - U of T Alumni Edition9m
6 lecturas
The World is Spiky15m
Planet of Cities10m
Urbanization Without Growth10m
The Problem of Global Slums10m
Why Cities Matter in the Developing World10m
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Population Density Map10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Pause and Reflect: Tell Us about Your Global City10m
A World of Cities12m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

The Creative City

Cities have been the fonts of creativity since the dawn of civilization. The clustering of creative people in them and the diversity they bring is what drives key advances in arts, culture, and technology. These wellsprings of human progress have always occurred in our great cities from Athens and Rome to London, New York, and the emerging economies in Asia. This session will help you better understand how the clustering of diverse groups of creative people in cities spurs artistic achievement, scientific and technological advance, and human progress.

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7 videos (Total 44 minutos), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Technology, Talent and Tolerance in the Creative City (Instructor Video)7m
How Cities Spur Creativity (Instructor Video: includes discussion of the exercise for this week)4m
Richard Florida Week 3 Follow-up- Cohort 17m
Richard Florida Week 3 Follow-up- Cohort 24m
Richard Florida Week 3 Follow-up- Cohort 32m
Richard Florida Week 3 Follow-up - U of T Alumni Edition8m
6 lecturas
Creativity and Cities10m
Global Startup Cities10m
The Urban Tech Revolution10m
The Geography of Innovation10m
Optional Activity - UNESCO Creative Cities Network15m
Innovation10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Pause and Reflect: Your Creative City10m
On the Creative City10m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

The New Urban Crisis

This session will help you better understand the New Urban Crisis and the growing economic divides that challenge cities today. In the second half of the 20th century, society was divided between poorer cities and richer suburbs. But, over the past decade or so, affluent and educated people have flocked back to urban centers pushing poverty out to the suburbs. Today, middle-class neighborhoods are in decline and our societies are defined by small areas of concentrated advantaged surrounded by much larger areas of concentrated disadvantage spanning the city and its suburb alike.

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6 videos (Total 47 minutos), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Gentrification and the Divided City (Instructor Video: includes discussion of the exercise for this module)4m
Richard Florida Week 4 Follow-Up- Cohort 17m
Richard Florida Week 4 Follow-Up Cohort 211m
Richard Florida Week 4 Follow-Up Cohort 35m
Richard Florida Week 4 Follow-up - U of T Alumni Edition8m
5 lecturas
Why America's Richest Cities Keep Getting Richer15m
How Expensive Housing is Stifling of Creativity of Cities15m
The Divided City15m
Confronting the New Urban Crisis15m
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Wealth Divides10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Pause and Reflect: The Divides and Challenges of Your City10m
The New Urban Crisis10m
Semana
5
5 horas para completar

Find Your Best Place

This session will help you understand the importance of where you live to your life and career. We each make three big decisions in our lives: our career, our choice of life-partner, and the place (city and neighborhood) where we live. We get lots of advice on the first two, but little on the third. Yet, choosing where to live is the most important decision of all. It shapes and influences the kinds of careers that we pursue and the kinds of people we will meet. This session provides you with the tools and a framework for choosing the place that is best for you and your family.

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7 videos (Total 49 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Use the Place-Finder Tool to Find Your Best Place (Instructor Video: includes discussion of the final assignment)4m
Richard Florida Final Remarks1m
Richard Florida Week 5 Follow-up and Final Remarks - Cohort 113m
Richard Florida Week 5 Follow-up - Cohort 25m
Richard Florida Week 5 Follow-Up Cohort 34m
Richard Florida Week 5 Follow-up - U of T Alumni Edition11m
3 lecturas
How to Love the Place You Live10m
On How to Choose the Place That Is Best for You15m
Peer Assignment Option: Story Map Tour2h
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por RSNov 2nd 2017

Great course for gaining a better understanding on what makes cities successful, what their challenges are, and how to compare them from an objective viewpoint.

por TDNov 5th 2017

Thanks Prof. Florida, you really opened my eyes to possibility of relocation as a serious endeavour for my future success and happiness!

Instructor

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Richard Florida

University Professor and Director of Cities, University of Toronto
Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management

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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of the world’s leading universities, renowned for its excellence in teaching, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as its impact on economic prosperity and social well-being around the globe. ...

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