CAT 119 Certificate Course in Climate Change:

Overall Course Description:
Climate change is the defining issue of our era. Hardly a day passes without a newspaper, a broadcast or a politician making at least one reference to the threats it poses and the urgency of taking action, immediately to limit the effects and, in the longer term, to adapt to the changes that are sure to come.
The Certificate in Climate Change is an advanced online course for individuals wanting to strengthen their Knowledge and improve their career prospects.

Course Content

  • I. Introduction to Climate Change
  • II. The Climate systems and the Forces that Drive it
  • III. Climate Change and Natural Variability
  • IV. Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
  • V. The Human Effect on Climate Change
  • VI. How Warm? How Faster?
  • VII. Global Climate Change Initiatives

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


  • CAT 120 Certificate Course in Public Health

    Overall Course Description:
    Public Health is the scientific discipline of safeguarding and enhancing the well being of general public by means of education, promotion of healthy ways of life, and extensive study of diseases and injury prevention. Public health experts review the impact on health of genetics, individual choice and the surroundings so as to create plans that safeguard the health of your family and local community. In general, public health is concerned with safeguarding the overall health of whole populations. These populations can vary in size from a small neighborhood, to as big as an entire nation.

    The public health professionals' take up community programs to make people conscious of threats such as chemical poisoning and to address persistent problems afflicting the society. In an age of dwindling healthcare expenses, administrators' are anticipated to conclude projects sooner and with less ground staff than ever before. This has strained many public administrators to implement their creative skills in scheming novel ways to lever the concerns they encounter. In simple terms, public health administration is the constant monitoring of health issues of public and educating them accordingly in ways that they can understand.

    The certificate course will equip the participants with relevant knowledge of the terminologies and major milestone in Public Health. The course is very important for those involved in Community Development.

    Course Content

    • I. Introduction to Public Health
    • II. Epistemology
    • III. Fundamentals of Epistemology
    • IV. Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health Care
    • V. Environmental Health
    • VI. Public Health Practice
    • VII. Managing Health Service Organization

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


  • CAT 121 Certificate in Sustainable Development

    Overall Course Description:
    The satisfaction of human needs and aspirations is the major objective of development. The essential needs of vast numbers of people in developing countries for food, clothing, shelter, jobs - are not being met, and beyond their basic needs these people have legitimate aspirations for an improved quality of life. A world in which poverty and inequity are endemic will always be prone to ecological and other crises. Sustainable development requires meeting the basic needs of all and extending to all the opportunity to satisfy their aspirations for a better life.

    The course therefore introduces participants to this new realm of Development which was first brought into focus by the Brundhtland Commission in their report which was titled: - "Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Sustainable Development." The Commission defined Sustainable Development as, the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    Course Objectives

      By the end of this module participants should be able to:
    • I. Define sustainable development.
    • II. Identify and understand the social aspects of sustainable development.
    • III. Understand the concepts of vulnerability and resilience.
    • IV. Appreciate the usefulness of risk assessment in disaster management and in climate change
    • V. Understand the risk associated with overdependence of non-renewable Energy.
    • VI. Understand the MDGs

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


  • CAT 122 Certificate Course in Entrepreneurship Development

    Overall Course Description:
    The Certificate in Entrepreneurship Development is an advanced online course for individuals wanting to strengthen their entrepreneurship management and leadership capabilities and improve their career prospects.

    This online Entrepreneurship Program is a revolutionary new online learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills.

    Students who complete this course should be able to:-

    • Develop critical thinking skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities, manage risks and learn from the results.
    • Understand the process that enables entrepreneurs with limited resources to transform a simple idea into a sustainable success.
    • Understand and apply fundamental aspects of entrepreneurial thinking across disciplines and as a means of personal empowerment.
    • Establish goals, identify resources and determine the steps required to accomplish their goals.

    Course Content

    • I. Introduction to entrepreneurship concept
    • II. Forms of business
    • III. Preliminary preparation to become an entrepreneur
    • IV. Start up Business
    • V. Business and Financial Management
    • VI. New forms of business strategy
    • VII. Marketing and branding (A case study of energy entrepreneur)

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


  • CAT 123 Certificate Course in Research Methods

    Overall Course Description:
    This course introduces students to a number of research methods useful for academic and professional investigations of information practices, texts and technologies. By examining the applications, strengths and major criticisms of methodologies drawn from both the qualitative and quantitative traditions, this course permits an understanding of the various decisions and steps involved in crafting (and executing) a research methodology, as well as a critically informed assessment of published research.

    This course will provide an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research through critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches. The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. Participants will use these theoretical underpinnings to begin to critically review literature relevant to their field or interests and determine how research findings are useful in informing their understanding of their environment (work, social, local, global).

    Course Objectives

    By the end of this course the students should be able to :-
    • Understand strengths and weaknesses of different research methods and when it is and is not appropriate to use specific methods;
    • Be able to design a research project using appropriate multiple research methods;
    • Be able to design and conduct a survey and analyze survey results;
    • Gain the skills of conducting basic research and present the findings
    • Understand ethical issues in social science research and meet high standards of research ethics;

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


  • CAT 124 Certificate Course in Community Development

    Overall Course Description:
    In order to understand community development is it important to understand that it means different things to different people in different places and that our understanding about what constitutes effective or appropriate community development has expanded considerably in the past few years. What we do know is that it is founded on voluntary and healthy interdependence, mutual benefit and shared responsibility.

    In recent years, more often than not, community development has involved local people seeking and taking advantage of opportunities or working together to solve problems..

    The Certificate in Community Development Practice is an online programme, designed to enable community activists and workers gain a thorough understanding of community development combined with the practical skills necessary to work effectively in development work.

    Course Content

    • I. Basics Concepts of Community Development
    • II. Principles of Community Development
    • III. Community Development: A Process
    • IV. Community Organizational Structures
    • V. Leadership Patens
    • VI. Strategies for Community Capacity Building, Mobilization and Empowerment
    • VII. Cross Cutting Issues in Community Development

  • DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 3 to 4 hours per week
  • DATES: Course Starts 1st of Every Month for Two Months
  • PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
  • REGIONS TARGETED: Global
  • COURSE FEE: $500
  • LANGUAGE: English only
  • FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
  • GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: info@capacitybuildingonline.com


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