There will be no course fee. However participants will be selected by the organizing committees based on gender, professional background, and geographic balance, as well as their motivation and commitment to participate throughout the entire course.
Interested participants must complete the online registration form and submit the following documentation to email@example.com with subject “Sustainable Water Management virtual course registration”, before Friday, August 28, 2015. Due to overwhelming responses, only selected participants will be contacted via email.
1) Required.A 1-page profile, describing: educational and professional background; experience in water resources management, water capacity development, or decision making; participation in networks and/or alliances; any other relevant information related to the course subject.
2) Required. A 1-page motivation and commitment letter: explaining your interest in participating in the course; availability to dedicate at least 4 hours per week during the course duration and participate in the course activities; and your expectations in terms how will you apply and share the acquired contents in your field of work and with your colleagues.
3) Optional. A 1-page letter of institutional support: through which the institution where you work expresses interest in your participation in the course; explains why this will be an important training for you and the institution.
– Respond –by the end of the module- a set of multiple choice questions
– Optional: Participate in a live session
Participants will also have access to other (optional) recommended readings, videos, and web links.
g) Participants expected dedication
Participants are expected to dedicate a total 4 hours per week to the course. This is estimated on the basis of 1 hour per day (4 days a week), or two connections per week, 2 hours for each connection. This will add up to a total of 40 hours for the full course, in line with a 5-days face to face course. This time dedication should be sufficient to review base contents and participate in all activities (forums, exercises, multiple choices). More time will be required for participants who wish to read other suggested readings and related videos.
h) Facilitators and training materials
Course contents will be facilitated by a team of specialists from the Cap-Net Secretariat and affiliated networks. A course coordinator and the virtual campus technical support team will be present along the entire course. Contents are based on existing training manuals and tutorials prepared by Cap-Net in collaboration with various partners.
Cap-Net is an international network for capacity development in sustainable water management. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity development in the water sector. At Global level Cap-Net works with 23 regional and country level capacity development networks with about 1.000 member organisations in 120 countries, and numerous international partners. Cap-Net UNDP delivers training and education to water professionals in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean.