Moderation of workshops in the process of preparing the Development Strategy of the City of Zagreb 2020


Commissioned by: City of Zagreb – Office for strategic planning and development of the City of Zagreb
Project duration: May, 2013 – September, 2013
Project manager: Irena Đokić, PhD


Brief outline:
The experts of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb will provide support in implementation of participatory activities related to analytical background and strategy development (i.e. formulation of objectives, priorities and measures). During the five-month period (May – September 2013), a total of six workshops will be prepared and implemented. Two workshops will be carried out with the representatives of working groups and two with the representatives of the Partnership Council. Additionally, one thematic workshop will be held on the topic of Linking the development strategy and spatial development of the City of Zagreb, and one on the topic of Identification of joint strategic development objectives and projects of the City of Zagreb and Zagreb County.   

Through interactive discussion with workshop participants, the objective is to ensure quality methodological guidance and improvement of the process in key phases of preparing the Development Strategy of the City of Zagreb 2020. The results of the workshops are increased capacities of workshop participants in understanding and preparation of strategic development documents. Findings collected during the workshops will serve in preparing the Development Strategy of the City of Zagreb 2020. Upon completion of each workshop, a short Report with conclusions will be prepared, and at the end of the project the Final Report will be prepared.  

The researchers from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb (Dr. Irena Đokić, Dr. Marijana Sumpor, Dr. Jelena Budak) will provide expertise and consulting services in conducting the workshops. For the purpose of the workshops, methodological background will be prepared. Moreover, the most relevant information in the process of preparing the Development Strategy of the City of Zagreb 2020 will be collected through group work and interactive approach in conducting workshops.
 

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