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Integrated Water Resource Management


This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the various areas of knowledge and understanding that will be useful as they propose, design, implement and monitor the progress of IWRM processes and later monitor the success of those plans.

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Course Start

Sep 07, 2021

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Course End

Dec 12, 2023

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Duration

Undefined

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Certificate

No

About this Course

Welcome to the Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) programme. The purpose of the programme is to provide practitioners in the water sector, including students with post-secondary qualifications, a comprehensive introduction to the various areas of knowledge and understanding that will be useful as they propose, design, implement and monitor the progress of IWRM processes and later monitor the success of those plans.

Course content

The program material is organized into courses that deal with the essentials of each area of expertise.

  • Course 1: An Introduction to the Programme and to IWRM
  • Course 2: Water Transfer
  • Course 3: Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Impacts of Land Use Changes
  • Course 4: The Aquatic Ecosystem and the Impacts of Land Use Changes
  • Course 5: Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Impact Assessment
  • Course 6: Water Use
  • Course 7: Waste Water
  • Course 8: Governance and Community-Based Approaches
  • Course 9: Organizational Infrastructure and Management
  • Course 10: Applying Integrated Water Resources Manage

Each course is roughly equivalent to an undergraduate course that examines relevant aspects of the knowledge required in the different areas of expertise that enable the production and operation of an IWRM process.The course materials are developed after consultations with experts in IWRM on what should be in a programme designed as a standard core curriculum for participants in an IWRM process.

Target Audience

Water professionals and postgraduate students with interests in addressing water management related issues.

Course Developed by


Colin Mayfield

Senior Advisor
United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health

  1. Course Number

    INWEH-11
  2. Classes Start

    Available Now
  3. Classes End

  4. Certificate

    No
  5. Language

    English
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