Our training courses

Please find our main training themes which are held in person or by distance learning. EXPADD is willing to establish privileged partnerships with universities, colleges, territories, companies, civil society organizations and individuals to accompany them in their capacity building projects.

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In partnership with universities and colleges

The aim is to provide a broad introduction to the concept of “sustainable development”, starting with its genesis. The pillars, principles, players and indicators will be discussed, with particular emphasis on Agenda 21, a pragmatic tool for implementing sustainable development at local authority level.
The main objective of this course is to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the general concepts of ecology, such as ecological factors, living communities: biocenoses, ecosystems, biomes, and the major biogeochemical cycles.
The aim is to provide a broad overview of the ISO 26000 standard, and to examine a number of practical examples of its implementation. From a global point of view, CSR is part of our efforts to respect the environment and promote sustainable development. The aim is to improve the quality of life of employees and all those who come into contact with the company, as well as the community.
The precise title of the course is “Management of local authorities and local development”. It is a specialized higher education program with a professional focus, whose main requirement is to link theory and practice. This master’s degree enables students to develop the following skills relating to local authorities:
  • Their structures and management methods
  • Their strategy and management of public policies
  • Their information and communication techniques

Priority targets: Professionals

  • Define the concept of greenhouse gases, climate change and their impact on a company’s operations,
  • To enable each participant to understand the basics of conducting a carbon assessment,
  • Make participants aware of how to carry out a carbon assessment of their company,
  • Make participants aware of areas for progress and continuous improvement.
  • Managing and implementing a CSR approach
  • Initiate and apply technological, organizational, service and business model innovations linked to Energy and Ecological Transitions.
  • Identify key players in the field of Energy and Ecological Transitions
  • Understand the economic, social and environmental challenges of the circular economy
  • Mobilize multicultural tools and case studies for implementing Energy and Ecological Transitions
  • Understanding the instruments of green and solidarity finance
  • Managing socially responsible investment
  • Set up consultation procedures
  • Understand the values and principles of an Agenda 21 for culture.
  • Identify local issues and existing practices.
  • Identify the levers and tools available to local authorities.
  • Initiate and implement local sustainable development projects.
  • Understanding climate change (definition, causes, consequences)
  • Learn how to take action to tackle climate change
  • Learn the tools and methods needed to propose solutions for adapting to the consequences of climate change.
  • Understand the diversity of problems involved in preserving biodiversity and accessing resources, while seeking to integrate the management of public goods and the interests of local populations.
  • To provide tools for analyzing players’ practices and strategies for using…
  • Understanding the concepts of agroforestry
  • Understanding the concepts of agroecology
  • Know the tools and methods involved in agroforestry and agroecology
  • Knowledge of local and international agricultural financing mechanisms
  • Understanding the circular economy
  • Know the different types of waste
  • Learn about tools and methods for sustainable waste management and recovery
  • Understand and analyze the environmental and social impacts of projects.
  • Be able to monitor and evaluate the implementation of an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA).
  • Understanding what is meant by the gender approach: from the IFD (Integration of Women in Development) approach to the GED (Gender and Development) approach
  • Understand the history of the gender approach, the founding principles of development and international solidarity, and French and international legal instruments.
  • Keep up to date with gender issues in the international development and solidarity sector
  • To have operational guidelines for integrating gender into an action in the South or North and into an organization.
  • Introduction to the sustainable development approach and its application to energy.
  • Present useful tools for sustainable development (carbon footprint, LCA, etc.).
  • Raise awareness of energy issues from a sustainable development perspective.
  • Understand the link between renewable energies and sustainable development.
  • Understand the principles and challenges of sustainable development as applied to tourism
  • Identify tourism development opportunities
  • Mobilize service providers and stakeholders to manage a tourism project
  • Discover the sustainable development approach and its implications for finance
  • Identify the tools of sustainable finance and master their use
  • Identify the main markets and windows for sustainable finance