Junior and mid-career professionals at the management, decision-making and educational level, related to waste handling, urban infrastructure and urban environmental management and engineers and planners dealing with promoting, designing, operating or managing solid waste systems, in low-income countries or countries in transition.
Course participants are typically employed by government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies such as WHO, UNICEF or UNDP.
The aim of this course is to enlighten the state of the art in technology, organizational and legislative developments and practices and financial burdens and benefits of handling solid wastes.
The course includes the following topics:
Active participation in life and learning platform-based discussions and group activities, and submission of all assignments valued at or above 40% will result in receiving a certificate of course completion issued by IHE Delft. In addition, passing the on-line course examination results in receiving 5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). In many Master’s or Doctorate programs in European Institutions for higher Education including IHE Delft, ECTS can be looked at as educational currency: you can earn ECTS in one course so as to obtain an exemption for another course.