Design for a Sustainable Future: specializing SOCIETY


About this course

Science of cities (basic)

  • Evolution and Fundamentals of cities


  • Basics of diagnosis
  • Checklist of city diagnostics
  • Problem definition and root cause analysis

Strategy making (basic)

  • Visioning and foresight
  • Scoping the challenge
  • Designing transition experiments

Presenting convincingly

  • Pyramid Principle
  • Golden Circle: why, how, what

Learning outcomes

After finishing the course, you have improved your skills in:

  • researching and diagnosing complex societal systems, in casu a city of your choice
  • designing a public strategy for change towards sustainability using Transition Management and Strategic Niche Management
  • present your conclusions and advice in a convincing way

Required prior knowledge

You must meet the following requirements

  • Completed all course modules listed below
  • Design for a Sustainable Future (7XEUA0)

Link to more information

If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of TU Eindhoven.


  • Start date

    3 February 2025

    • Ends
      6 April 2025
    • Term *
      Block 3
    • Location
    • Instruction language
These offerings are valid for students of Utrecht University