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AQUAFocus Nature-based Solutions and Green Infrastructures

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AQUAFocus Soluciones Basadas en la Naturaleza e Infraestructuras Verdes

Know the key concepts related to nature-based solutions (SBN) and green infrastructure to understand the current scenario, reviews the global strategies at international level and the regulations that are being applied in this area at European level, and delves into how these solutions work, how to implement them and the benefits they bring.

A UNIQUE TECHNICAL TRAINING EXPERIENCE

This program has been designed according to the following methodological principles:

  • Orientation to professional performanceThe presentation of the contents and the self-assessment tests are aimed at the application of all the professional competencies in the workplace, so that the participant can experience the practical vision of the contents.
  • Principle of activityThe participant is considered the protagonist of his own learning, so he will be able to organize his time freely and adapt the progress of the course to his own pace according to the established schedule.
  • Tutorial supportDuring the training, support will be provided by a tutor, who will be responsible for resolving all queries regarding the content, doubts related to the development of the activities and all other aspects that may arise during the course.

UPON COMPLETION, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • To understand the context in which green infrastructure arises and what challenges it responds to.

  • Have a global vision of the functioning of aquatic ecosystems, their contribution to water management challenges and the problems that threaten them.

  • Learn the key criteria and aspects that must be taken into account in order to address green infrastructure projects in the water cycle and nature-based solutions.

  • Understand the key concepts underlying green infrastructure and nature-based solutions.

  • To learn about international, European and national policies that drive the development of green infrastructure and nature-based solutions.

  • Know how nature-based solutions are used to address water management challenges and understand the direct and complementary benefits each offers us.

AIMED AT:

  • Individuals and companies.

  • Technical profiles interested in acquiring knowledge about green infrastructures and nature-based solutions in the water cycle.

The design of the program, both in terms of content and delivery approach, has an ultimate objective: that the training achieves a real impact on the performance of professionals.

Content

LIVE (REMOTE) SESSIONS

 

We review the key concepts to understand the principles of nature-based solutions (NBS) and green infrastructures (IV), as well as the global strategies adopted at the international level and the current regulations at the European level that enhance their implementation. The main nature-based solutions in the water cycle, the benefits they provide and examples of their application are reviewed. Finally, you will know the key aspects to take into account for the implementation or management of this type of infrastructure.

Resolution with the teacher of different practical cases and examples.


ONLINE CONTENTS

  • Context and trends.
  • Regulations and strategies that promote the implementation of green infrastructures.
  • Aquatic ecosystems.
    SBN in the water cycle.
  • Implementation and management of green infrastructure.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE PROGRAM AND HAVE DOUBTS?

Contact us at +34 932 479 735, write us a WhatsApp to +34 616 778 523 or leave us your details in the contact form and we will contact you shortly.

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A unique technical and management training experience

The methodology and support resources are designed to facilitate autonomous, flexible and practice-oriented learning.

The innovative didactic treatment of the materials is based on the resolution of CHALLENGES based on the real professional challenges that you will have to face during your professional life.

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First we present you with the challenge that you will have to solve and with which you can face in reality; then you can access the transmedia content to find your solution; finally, you must deliver your solution that you can contrast with the solution proposed by the expert.

You will also have the support of a dynamic community of peers, a faculty of experts, and your academic tutor who will accompany you from the beginning.

What is the virtual campus like?

Transmedia formats

Challenges and other content are presented through different transmedia formats:

  • Radio programs.

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    Minireportajes, interviews, contests, news, last minute...

  • Television programs.

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    Reports in audiovisual format and resources that complement the content in a didactic way.

  • Magazines and digital publications.

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    Knowledge in a journalistic, entertaining and dynamic language.

  • Manuals with notes written by the expert

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    Annotations, tips, reviews highlighting what really applies in the professional world.

  • Interactive Displays

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Learn more

If you are interested in the program, we invite you to enter the training environment of the Water School.

You will receive the access codes and you will be able to see first-hand what the environment is like, samples of the innovative teaching materials and contact your academic advisor who will guide you and answer any questions you may have.

Basic data

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May 2024

Duración

Duration

6 weeks - 28 hours

Créditos

Credits

1 ECTS

Idioma

Language

Spanish

Importe

Amount

430€

Metodología

Methodology

Remote Blended

Online program with intensive remote periods: The 28 hours of the course are divided into 3 remote face-to-face hours and 25 hours of tutored online training.

To facilitate the success of the learning process from start to finish, you will have:

  • The specialist guidance that gives you technical support and puts all its knowledge at your disposal.
  • A academic tutor who will individually welcome and guide you during your formative journey.
  • Didactic materials developed and written by renowned authors who are professionals in the water and environmental sector. In addition to the PDF manual, these materials are presented in transmedia format (podcast) to ensure understanding and assimilation of knowledge, and are specially designed to facilitate autonomous, flexible and practice-oriented learning.

Evaluation system

The innovative didactic treatment of the materials is based on the resolution of a challenge based on real professional challenges you will have to face during your professional life.

First we present the challenge that you will have to solve and that you can face in reality, then you can access the transmedia content to find your solution and, finally, you must deliver your solution, which you will be able to contrast with the solution proposed by the expert.

In addition, you will have the support of a dynamic community of classmates, a faculty of specialists and an academic tutor who will accompany you from the beginning.

You will also have to pass a test individually and in self-correction format through the virtual campus.

All tests and questions are based on the contents taught in the program

Diploma

Participants who successfully complete the program will receive an accreditation diploma issued by the Water School. The ECTS credit that makes up this program is part of the different itineraries that lead to obtaining the title of the Online Master in Water Technology and Management, a degree accredited by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).

The diploma will include the name of the course, the hours of training, the training units completed and the contents of each unit.

To obtain the accredited diploma it will be necessary to have been trained in all the contents of the course and to pass the evaluation tests at the end of the didactic unit.