Upcoming Trainings and Workshops

 
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION

Need to craft a buzz-worthy social media campaign? Join a global cohort of professionals who utilize mainstream and emerging social media platforms for research, promotion, and networking. Assigned readings, social media projects, and discussion boards allow for customized instructor feedback and peer review. Taught online by two of the founding bloggers at SouthernFriedScience.com.

October 17 – December 9, 2022

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UNOCCUPIED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (UAS): APPLICATIONS AND OPERATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

This three-course sequence explores drone technology and how to apply drones operation and analysis to environmental science and management.

Course 1: Introduction to UAS in Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

  October 3 – November 11, 2022

Course 2: UAS operations for Environmental Scientists

  January 9 – February 17, 2023

Course 3: Quantitative analysis of UAS data

  March 13 – April 30, 2023

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ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE

This online course provides environmental professionals with a practical introduction to the strategies, methods, and tools of environmental communication that effectively lead to changes in behavior, primarily using social marketing. The field-based skills gained through this course will benefit all practicing environmental professionals faced with the challenge of changing behaviors.

January 23 – March 10, 2023

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WRITING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS

Writing in environmental fields encompasses many genres, from policy memos to manuals, blog posts to interpretive signs. This online course will allow you to refine and reflect on your writing process. For some, the course may serve as a tune-up; for others, a significant remodeling.

March 20 – April 28, 2023

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MARINE PLANNING PROCESS (MPP) – WORKSHOP OPTIONS

The MPP curriculum, derived from global best practices, is designed for professionals with interest in coastal management at all experience levels in the practice of coastal and ocean planning.

CUSTOM REGIONAL TRAININGS

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Regional trainings are available as a custom program for your region; please email us at execed@nicholas.duke.edu for more details.

 
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS ELECTIVES AT THE CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES

The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University offers a range of Continuing Education courses on video production and editing, as well as other media and the philosophical approaches to documentary. These courses are designed to help participants explore concepts in documentary arts and apply them to their own work. 

Offered throughout the year

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WATER INNOVATION LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 

This cohort-based program is designed for emerging leaders in city/municipal water services management. Through transformative leadership training, the program will empower rising water utility leaders to embrace new practices and implement innovative, equitable solutions to water challenges, particularly in circumstances of change.

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