8-week Online Integrated Water Resources Management Course

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Date(s) - September 30, 2019 - November 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Take a holistic look at water resources management in McGill’s Department of Bioresource Engineering 8-week online course, Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance.

Focused on watershed planning techniques, adaptive management strategies, capacity building approaches, water governance, and water business risk assessment:

  • Improve your water resources management through the implementation of effective integrated management tools and techniques.
  • Deepen your knowledge of principles of governance, planning, adaptive management and capacity building in local, regional and transboundary water resources regimes.
  • Strengthen your competencies required to respond to urgent needs in the water resources sector.

Apply:  send your CV and brief motivation statement to Margaret Forrest (margaret.forrest@mcgill.ca)

McGill IWRM Expertise

Prof. Jan Adamowski, Director of McGill’s IWRM Program, is an Associate Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources Management in the Department of Bioresource Engineering. He holds additional posts including: Liliane and David M. Stewart Scholar in Water Resources and Associate Director of the Brace Centre for Water Resources Management. Professor Adamowski’s teaching and research activities revolve around statistical hydrology and integrated and adaptive water resources management.

Online Learning Advantage

The McGill 8-week online course is designed with the full-time employee or student in mind.  Access weekly units and complete assignments at your own pace.  Probing discussion threads promote engaging dialogue with classmates and instructors across time and space.  The watershed design project can be focused on your own geographic reality or challenge you to consider other global water management scenarios.