Dr. Prasad Modak
Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation
Foundation Course
on Environmental
Management &
Sustainability
Key Pre-requisites
• Ecology – Understanding why
environment matters!
– Passion
– Perseverance
– Patience
• Thinking about...
Building the
Thought Process
The Pyramid
4
Avoid/Prevent
Look for Alternatives
Mitigate/Enhance
Minimize
Compensate
Consult with
Stakeholders
Monitor
R...
Examples
• Ahmedabad-Mehsana Road Widening Project
• The Padma Bridge, Bangladesh
5
The 4P Structure
6
Understand the Policy Framework
Capture the Principles (Guiding &
Operational)
Procedures (Get into the...
Examples
• Himachal Pradesh Environmental Master Plan
• Eco-City Project for Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad
7
It will have to be a Team
Work
8
Environmental Management is multi-
disciplinary
You need attitude to appreciate other
dis...
Learning in Environmental
Management is often
Experiential
9
Field Surveys
Stakeholder consultations
Case studies and Narr...
You can no more learn
environmental management in silos,
You need to learn in a systems
perspective and in cross-sectoral
...
Pollution Control
Pollution Prevention
Integrated Pollution Prevention &
Control
11
Learning will need to be blended,
collaborative and cross-sectoral -
driven through carefully chosen
case studies
12
13
Features of the E-learning
Course on Environmental
Management & Sustainability
Highlights
• Case study driven – emphasizing
pyramid thinking and the 4P process
• Case studies will be dynamic – updated
...
Highlights
• Competitive and rewarding
• Provides resources and networking
• Four weeks of learning through 4 case
studies...
Samples of First 4 Case Studies
• Urban Air Quality Management (Substitution of
Compressed Natural Gas in Delhi)
• Genetic...
Let us now view the
E-learning Portal
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Foundation Course on Environmental Management, Dr.P.Modak

436 views

Published on

Details on the online e-learning foundation course on environmental management, presentation given at Disha 8th Sept 2013 by Dr.P.Modak

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
436
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
14
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
26
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Foundation Course on Environmental Management, Dr.P.Modak

  1. 1. Dr. Prasad Modak Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation Foundation Course on Environmental Management & Sustainability
  2. 2. Key Pre-requisites • Ecology – Understanding why environment matters! – Passion – Perseverance – Patience • Thinking about not just the Problem but also Opportunity 2
  3. 3. Building the Thought Process
  4. 4. The Pyramid 4 Avoid/Prevent Look for Alternatives Mitigate/Enhance Minimize Compensate Consult with Stakeholders Monitor Remediate Protect/Conserve Adapt Partner Practice 3Rs Policy | Plans | Financing | Institutional Capacity Building
  5. 5. Examples • Ahmedabad-Mehsana Road Widening Project • The Padma Bridge, Bangladesh 5
  6. 6. The 4P Structure 6 Understand the Policy Framework Capture the Principles (Guiding & Operational) Procedures (Get into the Details) Practices (Read, Analyze and Discuss the Case Studies – and with a Mentor)
  7. 7. Examples • Himachal Pradesh Environmental Master Plan • Eco-City Project for Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad 7
  8. 8. It will have to be a Team Work 8 Environmental Management is multi- disciplinary You need attitude to appreciate other disciplines – their role and relevance
  9. 9. Learning in Environmental Management is often Experiential 9 Field Surveys Stakeholder consultations Case studies and Narratives Group Discussions and Debates
  10. 10. You can no more learn environmental management in silos, You need to learn in a systems perspective and in cross-sectoral formats 10 Air Quality Modelling Water Quality Modelling Groundwater contamination Modelling Fate of Environmental Pollutants
  11. 11. Pollution Control Pollution Prevention Integrated Pollution Prevention & Control 11
  12. 12. Learning will need to be blended, collaborative and cross-sectoral - driven through carefully chosen case studies 12
  13. 13. 13 Features of the E-learning Course on Environmental Management & Sustainability
  14. 14. Highlights • Case study driven – emphasizing pyramid thinking and the 4P process • Case studies will be dynamic – updated every month • Collaborative with Discussion Groups and Mentors • Blended – triggering field work, surveys, stakeholder consultations - Localization 14
  15. 15. Highlights • Competitive and rewarding • Provides resources and networking • Four weeks of learning through 4 case studies • Can join anytime • Course assessment done on understanding of case studies • Certificate issued on successful completion 15
  16. 16. Samples of First 4 Case Studies • Urban Air Quality Management (Substitution of Compressed Natural Gas in Delhi) • Genetically Modified Food & Environmental Risk Assessment (Case of Monsanto in India) • Business & Sustainability (Cases from India Inc) Does Sustainability Pay? • Managing Water Conflicts (Case of Dewas Water Supply in Madhya Pradesh) 16
  17. 17. Let us now view the E-learning Portal

×