The course is intended for people involved in the evaluation of Social and Environmental Impact Assessments (EISAs) and management plans for government approval, but may also be useful for those who are responsible for writing EISAs. Minimum technical requirements to be met by the participant: • Office package domain (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Acrobat software for viewing and downloading documents. • Be an advanced Internet user able to search, access videos, participate in groups and discussion forums, etc. • Own and manage a personal email account to receive notifications and be informed of course developments. • Complete the Navigation Activity in the Classroom. • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken. Please note that completion of this course will require participation in online group assignments. We strongly recommend that participants ensure that their schedule will permit this type of work before enrollment. If you have scheduled field work or anticipate prolonged periods without internet connectivity, please advise your course tutor as soon as possible or consider registering for an edition of the course that better accommodates your schedule.
Participants must pay $50 for registration fee (non-refundable) before August 13th. After August 13th, participants must pay $100. If you are interested in applying for an INDES scholarship, consult the FAQ section on this subject. Keep in mind that MOOC scholarships do not apply to this program. The minimum number of participants per edition is 15 participants. If the quota is not completed before the scheduled start date, participants will be notified of a new start date of the course.