Good impact assessment is largely a matter of know-how and training. Here you will find information on courses and other training opportunities for both policy makers and practitioners as well as for scientists working in the field of IA.
Excerpt:The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland invites participants to the upcoming annual workshop of the AK "Young Modellers in Ecology". This workshop provides the opportunity to discuss one's scientific work in a relaxing atmosphere; thus not only young people are invited, but everybody who feels young. ...
Excerpt:The post-graduate course provides post-graduates (PhD candidates) an opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of REDD+ issues. The course will use an interdisciplinary approach to cover current debates and challenges faced by the design and implementation of REDD+. ...
Advanced Course: Decision Support Systems for the Development and Environmental Management of Rural Areas
Excerpt:In this course participants will be introduced to ways in which decisions can be made in a more informed and structured manner as a prelude to more detailed understanding of the components of DSS and their integration and application. ...
Excerpt:Online training courses at EIA Campus are available free of charge to past and current IAIA (Internationale Association for Impact Assessment) members from developing countries and countries in transition.
Excerpt:The 41st GESIS Spring Seminar will be held from 27 February - 16 March, 2012, on "Topics in Social Science Data Analysis: Causality, Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS and Mplus". ...
PhD Summer Academy “From Social Vulnerability to Resilience: Measuring Progress toward Disaster Risk Reduction”
Excerpt:The United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the Munich Re Foundation invite qualified PhD students to apply for the 2012 Summer Academy. Applicants should have an interdisciplinary focus. The deadline for application is 31 January, 2012.
Excerpt:Each summer, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), located in Schloss Laxenburg near Vienna, Austria, hosts a selected group of graduate students, primarily doctoral, from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). Application for 2012 is open until 16 January, 2012.
Excerpt:This event will combine different modelling strategies and approaches from the natural sciences as well as modelling in economics and in the field of sustainability. Qualitative and participatory approaches will also be addressed. Training sessions, hands-on applications, as well as discussions and presentations will be the key elements. ...
Excerpt:This four-day course has been specially designed to provide an in-depth examination of the key planning, organisational and supply requirements necessary for producing and implementing effective strategies. ...
Excerpt:The International Centre for Parliamentary Studies offers the internationally recognised Professional Certificate in Parliament, Governance and Policy. The certificate is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, the leading body that awards internationally recognised management and leadership qualifications.