Why this course?
Geodesignhub provides you with award-winning, innovative, technological method to manage location focused projects for your organization. Most modern projects have varied stakeholders, complex often insurmountable challenges to overcome. In many cases there is little co-ordination or agreement between stakeholders and you have to spend a lot of time in communication and getting to agreements.
Do you find dealing with the politics of an organization both internally and externally challenging? Do you find the lack of trust between the project stakeholders difficult to navigate? Geodesignhub provides a negotiation mechanisms to overcome these issues and your increase influence, trust and move your projects forward.
The technology is easy to understand, requires no specialized training and works with your data. We help you with guidance and cusotmiztion per your proejct requirements and context and your desired outcomes. Deploying these methods enables you to move from un-organization, delay, re-work for your project, de-risk it and move forward in a digital first negotiation method.
Digital Planning for your projects
Geodesignhub provides technology for "facilitated negotiations" between stakeholders where there is conflict and disagreement over a course of action. These negotiations are aimed at the development of consensus and agreements. After this course, you will learn about digital tools that are available for enabling Digital Negotiations using Geodesignhub. Management of our lands, rivers and seas is a increasingly contentious problem and one that necessitates negotiations. Facilitating these negotiations is a important skill that is increasingly in demand. Mediation is about working with people to understand their position and develop their powers of negotiating and achieve outcomes where everyone wins.
Negotiations in planning and decision making are not new; they have been used since time immemorial to develop compromise and move projects forward. However, in Geodesignhub these negotiations happen with supporting digital tools and a digital first method and using simple diagrams to communicate ideas. The introduction of new digital technology leads to new outcomes and decisions.
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Hrishikesh Ballal has a Mechanical Engineering background and a PhD in Geodesign. He is the Founder of and Managing Director
of Geodesignhub and has experience in organizing and conducting 200+ geodesign projects using
Geodesignhub over the past five years. You can find out more about him at