MOOCs

Prof. Finger teaches two MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on both the Coursera and the EdX platforms

Management of Urban Infrastructures MOOC

Management of Urban Infrastructures is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of urban infrastructure systems. It addresses the main challenges that urban infrastructures are facing today, along with the corresponding management challenges that should be addressed in order to improve the performance of cities. The course is structured into 4 blocks. In the first two blocks, general principles of urban infrastructure management are covered. The last two blocks of the course focus on the management of urban energy and urban transportation systems as concrete cases.

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Smart cities MOOC

Smart Cities is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of smart urban infrastructure systems. It addresses the main challenges in management of Smart Cities during the transition and operation phases in the life-cycle of a Smart City. The course is structured into 5 blocks. In the first three blocks, general principles of management of Smart Urban infrastructures are covered. The last two blocks of the course focus on the management of Smart Urban Energy and Smart Urban Transportation systems as concrete cases.

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We are also active in Executive Education on the following areas

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Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems

IGLUS is a non-profit initiative of EPFL and selected partners, seeking to help cities better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the governance of their infrastructures with respect to the dimensions Efficiency, Sustainability, and Resilience.
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Governing Energy Transitions

Switzerland is planning an ambitious energy transition with far-reaching social, technological and economic consequences. As a result of this transition, industry leaders are faced with significant challenges to redesign their infrastructure, strategically reposition vis-à-vis new market entrants, realize political goals and adapt their business models to disruptive innovations.
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