Courses from ICRISAT
As part of its commitment to capacity strengthening of R&D professionals at all levels in this region, ICRISAT in association with University of Florida have established a joint educational centre to offer a number of non-degree short courses.
Faculty from University of Florida will serve as instructors and in specific courses; there will be participation of ICRISAT scientists as co-faculty.
This year courses will be offered in Modern Analytical Methods in Finance for Use in Agribusiness from August 9 to 13, and on Ecology of Waterborne Pathogens, which will be offered from August 23 to 27. Participants to these courses will receive a certificate jointly issued by University of Florida and ICRISAT.
Max Teplitski, an Assistant Professor in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, USA will be the instructor for the course on Ecology of Waterborne Pathogens. Students, Environmental Engineers and Scientists, Environmental Consultants, Regulators, and Scientists concerned with the subject can attend. The course is limited to the first 20 participants and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The Course fee is Rs. 25,000 that includes copy of a CD-ROM with lecture notes, Power Point slides and pertinent papers and also covers on-campus accommodation.
The second course on Modern Analytical Methods in Finance for Use in Agribusiness will be taught by
Michael Gunderson, an Assistant Professor in the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida. It is open for students, farm managers, agribusiness managers, extension agents, policy makers, and administrators. Course fee is Rs. 25,000. It includes on copy of a CD-ROM with lecture notes, Power Point slides, and sample exercises. The fee also covers on-campus accommodation.
Details for both courses can be had on email ‘firstname.lastname@example.org' or on 040-30713361.
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