The Rise of Planning: From Humble Beginnings to an Important Profession

Paraschos Maniatis*

This article explores the evolving role of planning as a specialty and its potential contributions to personal, professional, and societal advancement. By examining how planning can be extended to encompass personal life, professional development, and societal challenges, the article outlines a comprehensive framework for the growth of planning as a dynamic and impactful field. The methodology section outlines strategies for the development of planning professionals, including education, certification, networking, and continuous evaluation. The planning development model provides a structured approach to enhance planning as a specialty, encompassing stages such as training, certification, professional development, awareness, social impact, and international collaboration.

Published Date: 2024-05-13; Received Date: 2024-04-12