i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of trees and forests, and the environmental services that trees provide.


Numbers are the language of business. This course is aimed at improving contract professionals’ knowledge of how the numbers work in a business setting and how they can affect an organisation.


This course informs business and government about contracts, delivering critical legal knowledge for anyone who has any exposure to contracts of whatever size, value and type. During the one day intensive program you will examine the law and commercial factors affecting the contract lifecycle, from formation, through performance to completion.


Delivery of infrastructure plays a vital role in shaping our future cities. This unique two-day masterclass provides participants with a sound understanding of infrastructure finance from a practitioner’s perspective. The program is designed to introduce concepts around how infrastructure projects are structured from a commercial and financial perspective. This affects a wide range of consultants involved in shaping infrastructure projects from a planning, design and management perspective.


In this course we look at the best ways to negotiate a successful outcome to internal or external negotiations. Remember that if a contract can be defined as a legally enforceable voluntary agreement between two or more parties then the negotiation is the process that leads up to the creation of the contract. The program also examines common tactics used in negotiations and how to overcome common mistakes made in negotiations, and link them to the different stages of the lifecycle of a contract.


his one-day intensive delivers essential contract management strategies and risk minimisation techniques for private sector managers as well as officers of government departments and agencies.

With this knowledge, you can ensure that contracts are managed properly from the outset and remain ahead of potential problems before they arise. You will be provided with the tools to safeguard deliverables and keep them on track at all times. You will also learn to ensure that issues such as delays and other intervening factors which invariably crop up don’t compromise overall contract objectives and key outcomes.


Make this year different; increase your specialist knowledge and career prospects within the field of environmental management.

A Master of Environmental Science provides advanced training in solving the environmental challenges of our time on local to global scales. Our focus is on decision-making and applied problem solving of real world issues such as climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability.


This course will enable you to prepare either an ‘In Accordance - Core’ report, or an ‘In Accordance - Comprehensive’ report using the GRI Standards, launched in October 2016.

ZOOiD and the training materials are certified by the Global Reporting Initiative


This GRI Certified course will provide you a practical overview of how to use the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards.

In October 2016, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), launched the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards. The new standards are a transition from the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting framework, and aim to provide a more flexible, more credible, and more future-proof structure for GRI’s reporting standards.


There is an increasing demand for environmental professionals with Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management (CSARM) experience. It is a complex field of environmental management and, with the support of NSW Environmental Protection Agency (NSW EPA) and industry consultants, UTS Science School of Life Sciences has developed a program of short course modules to help environmental professionals update their specific area of expertise, extend their knowledge base and network with colleagues in industry and government.


2016 Writing Clear Science Workshops

 

What we teach:

We teach how to write clearly and succinctly, without sacrificing scientific accuracy.

We teach you how to get your thoughts down clearly and how to increase your efficiency as a writer. We teach how to write and design documents according to audience (e.g. industry, peer review), purpose (e.g. monitoring report, journal article) and the type of research or project problem that needs to be solved.

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