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Innovation and Smart Cities


As we live in a world where 60% of people live on 2% of the land the world has become as urban as ever. Therefore, traditional urban development, maintenance, and sustainability are not enough and technology must provide the answer to the questions of a large number of people living in small areas.
The investment in smart cities is expected to reach $135 billion by 2022. Smart cities are not only the trend, they are the necessity of the modern world, they are the key to the future.
However, technology is only a part of the answer. As it is noticeable around the world, there is a sweeping wave of dissatisfaction with the government and public sector. Therefore, innovation and transformation of public sector services are some of the main elements that governments that want to develop smart cities need to focus on.
This Mercury Training Public Sector Innovation and Smart Cities training course provide delegates with an insight into the public sector innovation which contributes to the development of smart cities, in order to create a smart city that will provide not only high technology but rather a place to live in harmony with the time, space and work. This GLOMACS training seminar will highlight the prerequisites of creating a smart and happy city.

Targeted Groups:

  • Professionals in the public sector.
  • Professionals working on Public-private.
  • PartnershipsResearchers, Students, and Practitioners in the Internet of Things (IoT).
  • Professionals in Applied Mathematics.
  • Technology Engineers, CTOs and CIOs.
  • Strategic Development Personnel.
  • Project Managers.
  • Government Employees.
  • Urban Planners.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the public sector innovation categories.
  • Become familiar with the Smart City paradigm.
  • Apprehend the role of Big Data in the development of smart cities.
  • Connect the emergence of the Internet of Things with the creation of smart cities.
  • Recognize the need for intent-based networking.
  • Prepare the organizations in the public sector for the cities of the future.
  • Enhance their understanding of public sector organization and principles.
  • Learn how to make recommendations based on the intent of their citizens.
  • Be able to fully understand the IoT application in smart cities.
  • Introduce a new perspective into the public sector innovation requirements.
  • Identify the gaps in the current public sector organization.
  • Identifying the sources of dissatisfaction with the public sector.
  • Learning how to adequately identify the city's intent.
  • Understanding how to properly upgrade public sector services.
  • Learn the basics of the Internet of Things.
  • Understand the way smart cities are created.

Targeted Competencies:

  • Public sector principles and innovation requirements.
  • Making a happy and smart city.
  • Citizen views on public sector purpose.
  • Smart City development.
  • Market-based revolution in public administration.
  • Citizen-oriented public sector innovation practices.
  • Governance innovations.

Course Content:
Unit 1: Smart Cities-the Future of Living:

  • Smart City-definition, Concept, and Focus
  • Smart City Factors
  • Technology
  • Human
  • Institution
  • Smart City Philosophy and Goal

Unit 2: Public Sector Innovation:

  • Reasons for Innovation in the Public Sector
  • E-Government
  • Types of innovation in the Public Sector
  • Introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the Public Sector
  • Measuring Smart City Performance

Unit 3: Intent-Based Networking Principles for Public Sector:

  • Concept of Intent-Based Networking
  • How to Create Innovative Culture
  • Smart City and Smart Mobility
  • Smart City and Smart Energy

Unit 4: Linking Humans and Smart Devices:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • The Concept of Privacy
  • Public Sector Use of Smart Devices
  • Public Sector in the Era of Social Networking

Unit 5: Smart Cities-Happier Citizens:

  • Focus on the Citizen
  • Interpret the Needs of the Citizens
  • Adopt to the Citizen’s Requests
  • The Profile of the Smart City in the Eyes of Its Residents

Engineering, Oil and Gas Courses
Innovation and Smart Cities (EO15180)


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