BIODIVERSITY COURSE: MEASURE AND MANAGE BIODIVERSITY IMPACT

4-week course

This biodiversity course is a 4-week programme that gives professionals a thorough understanding of measuring and managing biodiversity impact. By completing the course, you will be able understand how biodiversity loss affects your organization, measure a specific part of this and draft a strategy to create positive impact.

Today, biodiversity loss – the reduction or disappearance of biological diversity – is a global crisis and one of the most daunting challenges of our era. Many ecosystems are already undergoing irreparable degradation, undermining nature’s and humans’ capacity to prosper and be resilient. More than half of the world’s total GDP is moderately or highly dependent on nature and its services, and it is – therefore – exposed to nature loss” (WEF, 2020).

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Audience

Professionals that want to apply impact measurement and integrated thinking in their work specifically aimed at a thorough understanding of the impact: biodiversity (loss)

Requirements

Completed HBO/WO

Min. of 1 year of work experience

Basic analytical skills and access to company data

Company support by decision-makers is recommended

Price

This course is offered in combination with a 2-week version of the Fast Track for € 1495

Participants who already completed the Fast Track can follow this course for € 995

Study hours

The course takes 20 study hours to complete, spanning a total of 4 weeks.

Goals

Advocate that biodiversity loss is urgent and how it affects your organisation using impact language and double materiality

Understand the absolute and marginal biodiversity impact of your organisation

Show how operational activities relate to biodiversity impact using an impact pathway

Know the data requirements to measure and attribute biodiversity

Translate an impact pathway into a calculation model for biodiversity and understand the valuation of ecosystem services

Develop a positive biodiversity impact strategy based on an impact pathway

Subjects

Biodiversity and ecosystem services

Regulation on biodiversity impact

Biodiversity related to other impacts

Measuring and attributing biodiversity impact

Monetary valuation of biodiversity

Impact strategies for positive biodiversity impact

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