This 12-week introductory level course on Solar Energy provides the student with a basic understanding of solar energy production, installation, and operation. The objectives of this course are as follows:
- Understand how solar energy is produced.
- Basics of electricity, DC and AC.
- Describe the function of each component and how they relate to each other.
- How to size each component for a particular service.
- How to install the system
COURSE SCHEDULE – Two 2-hour sessions per week; 1 asynchronous and 1 synchronous.
COURSE DELIVERY – Asynchronous and Synchronous
TARGET AUDIENCE – The target audience comprises anyone interested in Solar or Renewable Energy or simply reducing the carbon footprint. No previous knowledge of Solar Energy is required.
COST – US $700.00 / TT $4,000.00
This 10-week course provides a basic Introduction to Project Management showing the Framework and Tools and Techniques to manage each stage of the Project Life Cycle. The course teaches project management fundamentals through lectures, hands-on exercises and practical experiences that can be immediately applied to your job. This approach yields an overview of project management capability, including the stages of initiating projects, planning projects, executing projects, project change control and closeout.
An introduction to the use of MS-Project is also included.
At the end of this course, the student will be familiar with most of the terms in use in modern project management and understand the main concepts in project management. He will also be able to perform basic manipulations with an MS-Project file.
AIM OF THE COURSE
The aim of this course is to present an introduction to the concepts of project management so the student can meaningfully contribute and participate in any project which he may encounter in his work environment, under the guidance and supervision of an experienced project officer or project manager. As such, the student will be able to apply the fundamentals of Project Life Cycle and Work Breakdown Structure to a given project.
COURSE SCHEDULE – Two 2-hour sessions per week, 1 asynchronous and 1 synchronous.
COURSE DELIVERY – Synchronous (Lecturer Guided)
TARGET AUDIENCE – The target audience comprises corporate and tertiary level learners.
COST – US $700.00 / TT $4,000.00
A supervisor has several roles: leader, motivator, and coach. This course will show supervisors the four simple principles of effective communication; Plan – Select – Deliver – Respond. Further it enables supervisors to have a solid grounding on conflict management that helps them to recognize the conflict, manage the conflict and resolve the conflict. The material presents and describes a systematic, four-step approach to making decisions that can help improve supervisors’ problem solving skills: Gather Information, Develop Alternatives, Select the Best Alternative and Following Up. Supervisors will be able to conduct productive, timely and relevant meetings by showing them how to plan the meeting and execute the plan. Finally, supervisors will be able to make the right play by showing them how to create a positive and productive environment, understand the importance of constructive feedback and follow key guidelines for giving constructive feedback.
COURSE AVAILABILITY – Available immediately or Pursued over a period of five (5) days.
COURSE DELIVERY – Fully Asynchronous / Fully Self-Paced
TARGET AUDIENCE – The target audience comprises persons who are at a professional supervisory level.
COST – TT $2,450.00