How to become a Smart City Resilience OfficerCourse Details

Aim of the Project

The CRISIS proposes a holistic approach for the professional development of Smart City Resilience Officers and aims to develop a  new job profile for Smart City Resilient Officers (SCROs) and to design, develop and deliver a pilot training program to certify the first cohort of SCROs.

Moreover, the Project intents to address the situation brought on by the COVID-19 crisis, which has heavily impacted education by accelerating the need for individual flexibility and the ever-increasing demand for digital skills.

More information about the project

The CRISIS SCRO MOOCat a glance

Classes start: 20 March 2023

Classes end: 12 June 2023

Estimated effort: 5 - 10 hours per week (approx. 80 hours in total)

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: Νο

Type: Full online

Language: English, Greek, German, Portuguese

Fees: Free of charge


  • State-of-the-art curricula developed and delivered by experts, under high standards of quality assurance
  • 20 modules developing a) transversal skills, b) smart city planning and organizational skills, c) resiliency management skills including risk response planning and effective disaster response, and d) business and financial management skills
  • A flexible weekly workload and schedule
  • Personalised support by experienced lecturers
  • Opportunity to meet, connect and network with peers from all over Europe and beyond
  • Certification in accordance with the European and national qualification frameworks and the European credit system for vocational education

Who can take this course


Municipal and regional authorities' employees, employees of companies (e.g. IT, construction, etc.) and civil society organizations involved in smart city projects


Individuals working as subcontractors for smart city municipalities (e.g. engineers, software developers, etc.)

Other stakeholders

People able or interested to work in the aforementioned positions and other stakeholders focusing on cities' resilience aspects

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