A wide range of people from across the world take the course, including students, engineers, biologists, development workers, communication and advocacy specialists, government workers, and policy analysts, as well as people looking to change career direction or explore their interest in water resources management.
This online course takes a holistic look at water resources management at the watershed and sub-watershed level with a specific focus on watershed planning techniques, adaptive management strategies, capacity building approaches, water governance, and water business risk assessment to strengthen integrated water resources management capacities globally.
This program uses a web-based system and a comprehensive text book developed specifically for this program. Using a web-based system allows participants to communicate with each other and access from a home and/or workplace computer. The participants will have readings to complete and will be participating in online discussions moderated by the instructors, and spend an average of 8 hours per week on the course.
Applicants to this course are asked to submit the following documentation:
The objectives of this course are to: