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Advanced Agronomy Workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam

Program Overview

Agronomy represents the applied aspects of both soil and plant sciences dealing with field crops and pastures.  It is therefore, directly responsible for the production of most food and fiber consumed and utilized by people and livestock, and thus, is fundamental to productive and sustainable agriculture and livestock production.

This course is specifically designed in order to take the participants from the basics of the ecology and adaptation of agricultural plants to solving complex real-world agronomic problems caused by variable climatic conditions, nutrient deficiencies, crop diseases, weeds, insect pests, physiological disorders and pesticide damage.

Target Audience

This program has been designed for following professionals:

  • Managers & Supervisors in Agricultural Sector
  • Individuals who are interested in Agribusiness & Agronomy
  • Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
  • Agronomy & Agribusiness professionals who wish to enhance their skills and competencies
  • Any professional in Agronomy areas.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this intensive course, the attendees will:

  • Identify factors that affect the success of a crop; including soil condition, climate factors and biological influences such as pests and diseases.
  • Explain how to achieve successful seed germination for different agronomic crops under different conditions in the field
  • Discuss practices used to farm cereals for harvest and sale as cash crops.
  • Discuss practices used to farm broadleaf crops for harvest and sale as cash crops.
  • Understand the use of different harvesting equipment and techniques including post-harvest handling.

Program Contents

  • Introduction to Agronomic Practices
  • Crop Types, Plant Structure & Function
  • Monoculture
  • Row & Cover Crops
  • Crop Operations & Planter Types
  • Determinants of Crop Growth
  • Soils, Erosion & Salinity
  • Soil Sodicity, acidity & alkalinity
  • Ways to improve soils
  • Cultivation techniques
  • Plant Nutrition, deficiencies & Fertilizers
  • Insect Pests & diseases
  • Weeds & their Control
  • Spraying, Irrigation & Chemical Crop Protection
  • Natural Pest & Disease Control
  • Seed Storage & Germination
  • Types of Media
  • Arable Cereal Crops
  • Arable Broadleaf Crops.

Program Methodology

This is an interactive training course providing a well arranged combination of direct instruction, practical activities and field visits. The program structure includes thematic lectures by experts, presentations of country case studies on food and agribusiness, panel discussions and group breakout sessions on SWOT analysis. We encourage active participation of attendees in order to maximize the results.

Registration Information

Program Dates: 07 – 11 October 2019

Registration Closes on: 31 August 2019

Venue: Skylark Hotel

Program Fee: $3250

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Sustainable Communities and Citizen Engagement Workshop in Kigali, Rwanda

Program Overview

The development of sustainable communities and citizens engaged has become a mainstay of government policy, and yet many people remain unsure of what they are or how to achieve them. This course enables participants to investigate, examine, analyse and understand the theory and delivery of sustainable communities and related policies. It addresses the key components of a sustainable community and citizens engagement.

Program Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of engaging citizens in the governance process
  • Understanding the Governance-well-run communities with effective and inclusive participation
  • Learning how to make the public, private and community and voluntary services
  • Learning some of the tips and tools and other resources for recruiting citizens
  • Learning the productive conversations, and encouraging citizens to be involved in local problem solving

Target Audience

  • Elected officials
  • City/county staff
  • Economic development and planning staff
  • Community and neighborhood leaders
  • Other stakeholders

Program Contents

Day 1
  • Planning for sustainability
  • Society, space and planning
  • Practice-based module: sustainable communities
  • Politics, decision-making and democracy
  • Introduction to political theory
  • Social and political problems
  • Issues in contemporary sociology
  • Criminal justice politics and social policy
Day 2
  • Planning, transport and mobility
  • The environment, sustainability and politics
  • Social theory and modernity
  • Housing development
  • Regeneration and local planning
  • Crime, disorder and community safety
  • Making identities: citizenship, race and nation
  • Gender difference and equality: historical and contemporary
Day 3
  • Youth crime and delinquency
  • Neighbourhood management and renewal
  • Planning specialist project
  • Managing the new housing
  • Crime criminology and modernity
  • Gender crime and justice
Day 4
  • Hierarchies of power: race, class and sexuality
  • Being involved in public conversations as a citizen
  • How to get this involvement work
  • What citizen engement means
  • The possible reasons for being apprehensive about citizen engagement
Day 5
  • What citizens, elected officials, and planners can offer
  • The roles each group can best play
  • How to use citizen engagement in this case
  • Issue in a community might be best addressed
  • The next steps that might be taken

Registration Information

Program Dates: 14 – 18 October 2019

Registration Closes on: 31 August 2019

Venue: The Manor Hotel

Program Fee: $2350

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Petroleum Project Economics & Risk Analysis Workshop in London, UK

Program Information

Exploration and Production companies often must evaluate their potential E&P investment using proper present value analyses of expected future cash flows. From the projected cash flows and required investments, the annual rate of return and other project economic indicators can be extracted to evaluate the significance of company investment.

This program provides practical guidance in the application of the techniques of the economic analysis currently used in the oil & gas industry. When executing a petroleum related project, one should be able to choose the best alternative from economic point of view as well as to properly evaluate various investment opportunities by determining economic indicators and sensitivity analysis. Techniques for predicting profit, production, costs, and cash flow enable the analyst to evaluate decision alternatives for optimum results. Understanding economic indicators, risk and uncertainty, different economic structures such as tax regimes and production sharing contracts, enhances the quality and the value of economic analysis.

Program Highlights include:

  • Familiarization with the application techniques of the economics analysis in the oil and gas industry.
  • Petroleum related project evaluation methods.
  • Screening of the petroleum projects based on evaluating the investment opportunities.
  • Identifying the risks and uncertainties of the project.
  • Application of risk management methods in mitigating the identified risks of the project.

Program Attendees

This workshop is designed to provide technical and practical approaches to executing a petroleum related project in upstream sector. This program is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals from Ministries of Oil, Gas & Petroleum,
  • Oil and Gas Field Engineers,
  • Oil and Gas Managers,
  • Oil and Gas Auditors,
  • Oil and Gas Planners,
  • Financial Analysts.

Program Contents

DAY 1

Economic Indicators 

  • Economic Indicators Definitions
  • Present Value Concept
  • Discount Factor
  • Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Effect of Project Delay
  • Payback Period
  • Profit/Investment Ratio
  • Incremental Projects

DAY 2

Cash Flow Analysis

  • Familiarization with Economic terms
  • Setting up Cash Flow Calculation
  • Depreciation Methods
  • Loss Carry Forwards
  • Inflation
  • Nominal & Real Cash Flow
  • Sunk Costs
  • Project Financing

DAY 3

Risks & Uncertainties

  • Expected Value Concept
  • Decision Tree Analysis
  • Farm-out Decision
  • Probability Analysis
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Probability Distribution
  • Monte Carlo Simulation

DAY 4

Setting up Calculation

  • Introduction to Spreadsheet Calculation
  • Simple Cash Flow Using Excel
  • NPV calculations
  • Application of economic indicators
  • Class discussion

DAY 5

Setting up Oil Field Development Model

  • Setting up an Integrated Economic Model of a Typical Oil Field Development
  • Project Sensitivity Analysis for the selected model
  • Introduction to Russell field model
  • Final remarks

Program Objectives

The primary objectives of the program are to:

  • Understand various economic terms used in the oil & gas industry.
  • Understand how to develop economic models of various petroleum fiscal regimes.
  • Carry out cash flow analysis, different economic analyses for petroleum related project and   determine economic indicators.
  • Evaluate and quantify risks and uncertainties.
  • Make the right investment decision in the presence of risk.
  • Carry out a comprehensive economic evaluation study for any petroleum related project including risk analysis and sensitivity study using spreadsheet.
  • Contribute to the petroleum project investment within a solid economic system and do a detailed economic evaluation.
  • Contribute to the decision making process for any petroleum related project.

Organizational Impact

By sending delegates on the FIVE day seminar in Petroleum Project Economics and Risk Analysis your organization will benefit by:

  • Participants learn about the application of economic valuation and risk assessment processes and techniques within the global oil and gas industry.
  • Help the participants to identify and analyse the risk involved in a petroleum related project.
  • Help the participants to apply the decision-making procedures to justify the petroleum projects in term of profitability.
  • Help the participants to recognize the uses of options in the ranking criteria to select and execute the high profitable project.
  • Putting values to the oil and gas companies’ active project through interpretation of economic results of applied case studies
  • Help participants to recognize and identify the influencing parameters for oil and gas field developments.

Personal Impact

  • Learn to construct a project cash flow model.
  • Gain the techniques in project ranking and screening.
  • Gain the operational decision making techniques under risk.
  • Capable of identifying the uncertainties in petroleum related project and how to manage them.
  • Enhance the participant’s awareness about influential parameters in an oil and gas field development plan.

Program Methodology

The training approach is based on principles of economic evaluation of petroleum related project with focusing on step by step developing economic models, determining economic indicators, evaluating and quantifying risks and uncertainties and making the right investment decision for the project. To facilitate that, the Microsoft Excel based economics modules will be built and all discussions will be provided using high quality power point slides.

Registration Information

Program Dates: 09 – 13 December 2019

Registration Closes on: 31 October 2019

Venue: Best Western Corona Hotel

Program Fee: $4550

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Certified Information Systems Auditor Training in Tbilisi, Georgia

Program Information

The CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. Being CISA-certified showcases your audit experience, skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and institute controls within the enterprise. The CISA has gained world-class recognition making it a certification that IT-inclined accountants would definitely consider.

This training has been designed in a manner to provide all the necessary theoretical basis and practical skills used in IT Audit. The syllabus has been crafted based on the CISA certification program, hence it provides all the essential information and knowledge for the participants’ to proceed with the certification.

Target Audience

This program is a suite for those interested in IT Audit and CISA Certification. Namely the following:

  • Professionals and Executives in Informations System Sector
  • Experts in information & Operational Risk management
  • IT infrastructure security specialists
  • Internal Control & Information Systems Audit Professionals

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this course, the participants will have the thorough understanding of:

  • The Goals and the Objectives of Information Systems Internal Audit
  • Role of IT Audit in internal control system
  • Effective techniques for IT Audit Planning
  • Ways for gathering Audit Related Information and Evidence
  • Methods to evaluate IT internal control system
  • Information Risk Management and Audit of Information Security

Program Outline

Auditing Information Systems

  • Overview of ISACA Auditing Standards and Guidelines
  • IT Audit Tools and Approaches
  • Developing and Implementing an Information Systems Audit Strategy
  • Planning and Conducting an Audit
  • Risk Assessment in Audit Process
  • Collection of Information and Audit Evidence
  • Communicate Issues, Risks, and Audit Results
  • Supporting the Implementation of Risk Management and Control Practices

Governance & Management of IT

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of IT Governance, Organizational Structure and Segregation of Duties
  • Evaluating IT Strategy and Direction, Policies, Standards, and Procedures
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Quality Management Systems, IT Management and Monitoring Controls
  • Maturity and Process Improvement models
  • IT Resource Investment, Use, and Allocation Practices
  • Assessing IT Contracting Strategies and Policies and Management Practices
  • Assessing Risk Management Practices, Performance Monitoring and Assurance Practices
  • Evaluating Organizations’ Business Continuity Plan

Information Systems Acquisition, Development, Implementation and Life Cycle Management

  • Evaluating Project Management Frameworks and Governance Practices
  • Methodology and tools for Software Development
  • Development Life Cycle Management
  • Performing Periodic Project Reviews
  • Evaluating Control Mechanisms for Systems
  • Assessing Development and Testing Processes
  • Data Migration and Information Systems Implementation
  • Goals and practices of system launch quality assessment

 Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support

  • Practices in IT services management and operational management;
  • Planning and capacity management;
  • Third-Party, Operations and End User Management Practices
  • Evaluating the Maintenance Process & Data Administration Practices
  • Evaluating the Use of Capacity and Performance Monitoring Methods
  • Evaluating Change, Configuration, and Release Management Practices
  • Problems and incidents management Practices
  • Adequacy of Back up, Disaster recovery planning and plans testing..

IT Security Audit

  • Information Security Controls
  • Information Security Design & Encryption Basics
  • The Functionality & Security of IT Infrastructure
  • Evaluating the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Logical Access Controls
  • Risks and Controls of Virtualization
  • Evaluating the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Data Classification Process

Program Methodology

The seminar will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures, case studies and interactive worked examples. Relevant patterns will be provided to illustrate the application of each tool in an operations environment. The sample questions from Previous CISA exams will be explained and demonstrated. The demo-exam will take place after the completion of theoretical studies. Each learning point will be reinforced with practical exercises.

Registration Information

Program Dates: 16 – 20 December 2019

Registration Closes on: 31 October 2019

Venue: Regus Tbilisi – Vazha Pshavela

Program Fee: $3950

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