This course is designed to provide practical guidance to professionals involved in the review and evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessments. It is aimed at professionals who participate in the process of reviewing proposed projects, policies, or programs and/or those working on environmental protection and management, social or natural sciences, public management, etc. and who review and evaluate the results of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) carried out by others. It is intended to apply to a range of legal, institutional, and cultural scenarios and to be used by reviewers from any country where Environmental Impact Assessments are conducted. 

Participant requirements

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.

By accepting to auto-enroll in this course  I acknowledge that I have read and do hereby accept the participant requirements.

If you have any problem to auto-enroll in the course, please contact us at INDES HELP.