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Explores the use of “collaboratory” approaches to foster team and inclusive system-wide perspectives in creating and presenting Action Plans to address ‘messy’, ’wicked’ challenges for community sustainable development at the local level. Examines role of conscious change leaders and agents in building organizational and civil society change capacity as part of a larger design process for sustainable development. Demonstrates how, when applied with experience and learning with theory, students’ creativity and initiative, systems and critical thinking, change leadership, and efficacy in community development can be used to develop practical, integrated and effective solutions for community sustainability and vitality. Pre-requisites: CMDV500 and CMDV525.