Certificate Course and Training programs

Certificate Course on Introduction to Climate Change

Introduction

The course is designed to develop the intellectual and practical skills for the application and advancement of the climate change science and subsequent adaptation and mitigation policies. The participants will also gain basic knowledge on the risks and vulnerabilities related to climate induced environmental and social problems. Moreover, a pool of nationally renowned academicians and reputed professionals from various organizations including BUET, DU, BRACU and BRAC will deliver the course lectures. At the end of the course, participants will be well prepared and positioned to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth at their organizations.

Learning Method

Intensive participatory learning tools and techniques will be applied through theories and practices. An appropriate mix of knowledge‐sharing methods such as lectures, case study, group work, critical incidents, showing documentary etc. will be used to communicate the material effectively to the participants. Participants will build and refine practical problem‐solving scientific skills about approaching the challenges of climate change, with the goal of reducing the vulnerabilities of poor population.

How participant will be benefitted

At the end of the module, participants will be able to-

(i) Describe the basics of climate change;
(ii) Explain the future impact & vulnerabilities of climate change;
(iii) Illustrate the impact of climate change with regional examples;
(iv) Describe the links between climate change and different sectors,
(v) Establish the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk
reduction principles,
(vi) Differentiate the concepts of mitigation (equivalent to primary prevention)
and adaptation (equivalent to secondary prevention).

Course Structure

Module 1: Climate Change Science and the Basics
Module 2: Climate Change impacts, Vulnerabilities & Adaptation Practices
Module 3: Field Observation
Module 4: Politics of Climate Change

Important dates and deadline

  • Month & Date:
    -Course I: February, Date: 05-09 February
    -Course II: May, Date: 07-11 May
    -Course III: August, Date: 06-10 August
    -Course IV: November, Date: 05-09 November

  • Time Schedule: 9:00am ‐ 5:30pm

  • Course Duration: 5 days

  • Last Date of Registration:
    -Course I: 01 February
    -Course II: 03 May
    Course III: 02 August
    -Course IV: 01 November


Course fee

BDT 20,000

Apply Now

Submit the registration form with your detailed CV at trainingc3er[at]bracu.ac[dot]bd or sn.nipa[at]bracu.ac[dot]bd

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Who Can Participate

Government Officials, Development Practitioners, NGOs/INGOs Workers and Researchers

Knowledge Development Training for Students on Climate Change

Introduction

The training is designed to give a clear understanding about climate change and its impacts. A pool of renowned academicians/experts will deliver the relevant lectures. At the end of the training, participants will be able to use this learning outcome towards building their professional career.

Learning Method

An appropriate mix of knowledge-sharing methods such as lectures, case study, group work, critical incidents, showing documentary, etc. will be used to communicate the material effectively to the participants.

Training Structure

Module 1: Climate Change Science and the Basics
Module 2: Climate Change Impacts
Module 3: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Module 4: Climatic Data Management
Module 5: Overview of National Policy and Legislation
Module 6: Field Observation

Who Can Participate

Students and Fresh Graduates from Public and Private Universities

Important dates and deadline

  • Month & Date:
    -Training I: March, Date: 15 & 16
    -Training II: July, Date: 12 & 13
    -Training III: September, Date: 20 & 21
    -Training IV: December, Date: 06 & 07

  • Time Schedule: 9:00am ‐ 5:30pm

  • Course Duration: 2 days

  • Last Date of Registration:
    -Training I: 09 March
    -Training II: 05 July
    -Training III: 17 September
    -Training IV: 03 December


Course Fee

BDT 3,500

Apply Now

Submit the registration form with your detailed CV at trainingc3er[at]bracu.ac[dot]bd or sn.nipa[at]bracu.ac[dot]bd

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Contact Us

Centre for Climate Change & Environmental
Research (C3ER)
3rd Floor, University Building: 06
BRAC University
49, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212
Phone: +88 02 882 4051‐4 ext 4073
Mobile: +880 01794758973
E‐mail: trainingc3er[at]bracu.ac[dot]bd