The enrollment period for the ‘Climate Finance Essentials: Innovative Finance for the Climate Change Challenge’ course is now open until January 25th.
This is the second time this course is offered. The first delivery of the course (2014) was immensely sought for and received over 500 applicants from across the globe. Don’t miss the opportunity to take the upcoming delivery, which takes place February 2-23, 2015. This is a free course and requires around 1-2 hours of login time per week across the 4 weeks. Currently it is only available in English.
Upon the successful completion of this ‘facilitated’ eCourse, participants will receive an eCertificate issued by the World Bank.
This course provides relevant background, practical knowledge and ‘how-to’ skills in order to:
Understand the climate finance lifecycle, main actors and flow of climate finance through various channels
Manage the planning, accessing, delivering and monitoring of climate finance at the national level
Utilize policy and financial instruments in the public sector to mitigate risk, leverage and scale-up Climate Finance investment from the private sector
Amplify developing country Climate Finance Readiness by identifying the national systems and capacities needed to effectively use Climate Finance, as well as the tools, mechanisms and modalities available to help with Climate Finance Readiness
This course is unique in that it has been developed in partnership with some of the most relevant actors in the international climate finance arena, such as Climate Policy Initiative, the Climate Investment Funds, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Development Programme Climate Finance Options platform, and the UNFCCC Secretariat as well as experts throughout the World Bank.
Remember, you have until the 25th of January, 2015 to apply.
For full course description, please see: http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/climate-finance-essentials
For detailed information on the technical requirements for the course, click: http://wbi.worldbank.org/ei/content/technical-requirements