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  CMI-IISD's 10th Advanced Executive Training Programme on Carbon Management, Sustainability Reporting & Renewable Energy (AECTP) from 15th to 17th May 2013 at India International Centre Annexe, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (Next to The World Bank)  
     
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Carbon Management School (CMS) is the first of its kind, attempt of Carbon Minus India (CMI), New Delhi, to introduce popular and demanding Green Course Curriculum, in the management stream (MBA), from various disciplines of developmental science and facet of human-life.We have planned for 6 month post graduate Certificate Courses, one year Diplomas and two years Master Degrees, Correspondence courses and other specialized Training Programmes on Climate Change and Carbon Finance, with a specialization in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Programmatic CDM - PoA, LULUCF / Forestry / Agriculture Sector CDM, Technology Transfer in Clean Energy Technologies, GHG Monitoring Protocol - ISO : 14064 /65, VER,s Generation and Voluntary Markets , Climate Change Science and Adaptation, Green Building and Architecture, Trading Carbon as an international compliance Commodity, Legal Aspects of CDM and ERPA, Energy Management Systems, Energy and Water Audits, Carbon Foot Printing, CEOs in Carbon Trading and Mandatory Carbon Markets and International Climage Change Negotiations etc. etc.

When CMS is experimenting right market potentials of these courses and mode of certifications under UGC rules and regulations, in fact, had already introduced it's Advanced Executive CDM Training Programme, popularly known as AECTP - which has received over whelming response from indian, SAARC and rest part of the world. While Australian DoE's are approaching CMI for their capacity building training programmes, European Union is asking to extend necessary help to build the capacity of their carbon management professionals. CMI is proud today, having being successfully conducted four AECTPs, one after another on popular demands, with in a year time and trained more than 127 senior and middle level executives from leading public, private, corporate sectors as well as government officials, charted accountants, practicing individual consultants, bankers and other academic and research professionals till date. Our 5th AECPT is planned 1st, 2nd and 3rd December 2009, before the commencement of Conference of Parties 15 meeting at Copenhagen, details of which you can find below:
Carbon Minus India (CMI)’s
 
COURSE VENUE
India International Centre (IIC), Conference Room # 2, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110003. (Near UNDP)
COURSE DATES & TIMINGS
Start      : 01/12/2009 [10:00 hrs]
End        : 03/12/2009 [17:00 hrs]
 
  TRAINING CONTENTS
 
  • Environmental Issues / Climate Change.
  • UNFCCC / Kyoto Protocol
  • CDM Modalities & Procedures
  • Approved CDM Methodologies
  • Tool for Additionality
  • CDM Project Design Document (PDD)
  • CDM Validation & Verification Procedures
  • DNA, Executive Board, Meth Panel, CDM Registry
  • Sustainable Development Criteria
  • Case Studies, Audit Skills, Exercises and Workshops
  • CDM Project Cycle
  • Carbon Finance, Trading & Monitisation
  • International Commodity Marketing
  • Online Commodity Trading of Carbon
  • Regulation of Carbon Trading & FMC
  • Both Compliance and Volunteer Markets
  EXAMINATION & CERTIFICATION
 
  • Delegates will be assessed on the basis of result of the Objective Type written Examination.
  • Successful Delegates will be awarded a Merit Certificate and a Permanent Registration No. on successful completion. This Permanent Registration No. is the Identity, which provides the participant a status of a part of the CMI’s family.
  • On successful completion, each candidate will become a member of CMI’s Carbon Finance Advisory Team, and will keep receiving further updates and a part of its’ valuable network.
 
  FEES STRUCTURE / FACILITIES
  • The fees for the Course are INR 24,000 or ( $ 750 in case of foreign nationals), each for one to Thee Candidates, and @ INR 22,000 or $700 for Four and above Candidates applying together. Adding Service Tax 10.3 % to your net amount – it becomes Rs 26, 472/-. The same may be sent in favour of M/S Carbon Minus India (CMI), payable at New Delhi. Punjab National Bank, Madhuban Branch,  Delhi – Savings Bank Account No:- 2572000101863632 Swift code: PUNBINBBADCG - MICR 110024122. Our PAN No is -  AAATC9622L
  • All Cheques, DDs & nominations should be sent to Office Secretary, CMI , on the address above.
  • Excellent Reference Study Materials will be made available for the courses, which have been taught. Some important reference Soft Copies will be offered free along with Training CD.
  • Lunch, and 2 times Tea / Coffee with Cookies will be served.
  REJECTION
  CMI reserves the right to reject an application without any explanation, or in exceptional circumstances, may request even a registered delegate leave a training programme (at a minimum of 24 hours notice) if, in the opinion of the Course Director, - trainee’s continuance, would not be in the best interest of other delegates.
  DESIRABLES FOR A TRAINEE
 
  • Fluency in Written & Speaking English
  • Graduation in Engineering / Master Degree in Sciences, Commerce/Economics/ Accountanancy, Legal Professional or Any Graduate with > 90% marks
  • Basic Knowledge of climate change & Global Warming
  • Knowledge of Energy Generation, Conservation and Management
  • Knowledge of Basic Financial Concepts & fundamentals of Economics
  • Basics on Multilateral Agreements in Trade, Environment & International Co-operation
LANGUAGE
  The medium of the Programme will be in English.
 
  CORE FACULTY
  - Dr Srikanta K. Panigrahi, Director General, CMI
- Ms Meenakshi Jain, Director (Projects), CMI
  and Other Credible Visiting Faculties, from Government of India Officials, World Bank, UNDP, IIMs, reputed MNCs, DoEs, Law Firms and Leading Exchanges of India etc.
 
CMI's Visiting Faculty    
  Dr. Charles Cormier, The World Bank
Sh R.K. Sethi, Director, CC, MoEF
Mr Archak Pattanaik, TUV-NORD
Sh Vinoy Deodhar, ADB
Mr Ashutosh Pandey, EVI
Mr K. Umamaheswaran, CPU-gtz
Ms Jane Romerio, PhD, IGES, Japan
CA Rajkumar Adukia, Chairman, ICAI-PDC
Sh Promod Gupta, JACO
Ms Kavita Kaur, New Energy Finance
Sh Manu Mudgal, TUV-NORD
Sh Sivanand Setty, SGS
Prof S. Tyagarajan, BPIMS
Sh Vinod Jha, Banking / Finance Adviser
Sh Sudeep Rathee, NCDEX, Mumbai
Dr. V. Shunmugam, Chief Economist, MCX
Sh. Sumit Barat, IL & FS ECOSMART
Dr P.C. Maithani, MNRE
Mr Gagan Mehra, MD, OSRAM
Ms Shivani Maudgal, Deloitte
Prof A. Damodaran, IIMB
Dr A. M. Siddiqui, NEDO
Mr Niranjan Khatri, ITC-Welcome Group
  Dr Murali Kanakasabai, CCX, Chicago
Dr Niti Nandini Chatnani, IIFT, New Delhi
Mr Prasant V. Singh, PWC
Ms Avaantika Kakkar, K & Co, Mumbai
Ms Mallika Paulraj, CCM, London
Prof Sushil Kumar, IIML
Sh shashikant Verma, GFCL
Sh Sunil K. Arora, UNDP
Sh Ram Babu, CEO, Cantor Co2e, Mumbai
CA Manindra K. Tiwari, CA & CS
Mr Nakul Zaveri, Climate Change Capit
Dr Roop Salotra, CEO, SRF
Dr ANCHA Srinivasan, ADB, Philliphines
Sh Christian Haas, Director, Kfw
Sh Kiran Patil, Eco2lutions, Mumbai
Ms Archana Vaidya, ELDF, New Delhi
Mr Kama Krishna, Surya Bijlee, GSBF
Dr Rahul Sankhe, McKinsey & Company, Mumbai
Mr Enrico Ruhle, MD, TUV Rheinland
Mr Raj Kumar Thakur, Auditor, TUV-SUD
Dr M.A.Khalid, AIGWES, Noida
Dr Dipankar Ghosh, Partner, E & Y
Ms. Namarata Mukherjee, Mercados
   
 
  Please Contact for more Details :
  Office Secretary,
  Carbon Management School (CMS), New Delhi
  C/O Carbon Minus India (CMI), D-77, Vikas Lane, Vikas Marg
  Shakarpur, Delhi-110092, Tel: 011-24512876; Fax: 011-22723376
  Email ID: carbonminusindia@gmail.com, www.carbonminus.org

An AECTP Certificate Sample :
Few Faculties of AECTPs
Ms Shivani Maudgal Dutta, Deloitte
Shri Archak Pattanaik, TUV Nord
Dr V.Shunmugam. MCX, Mumbai.
Dr. Inderjeet Singh, PWC.
Dr Srikanta K. Panigrahi, DG, CMI
Ms. Meenakshi Jain, Dir.(P) CMI
Shri Gagan Mehra, MD, OSRAM
Shri Sudeep Rathee, NCDEX
Ms. Neha Rao, Gold Standards
Ms. Deepti Varshney, eco2lutions
 Fews AECPT Visiting Faculties
Dr. V. Shunmugam worked with United States Department of Agriculture on trade policy issues. Subsequently he is working with the MCX, Mumbai; as their Chief Economist,s heading  
the Economic Analysis and Publications Division. He is responsible for analysis ofmarket data and informing the participants and policy makers of the benefits of - commodity futures - in India.
Shri Pranav Nahar is Managing Director (MD), Evolution Markets India Pvt Ltd. Who has been involved in building companies and business
units across international markets since 1998. His expertise lies in carbon  
trading &  climate  change from due diligence to evaluation of projects for buying, banking and facilitating structures of carbon credits, not only in india, but also at international scale as a carbon credit buyer.
Dr. M. A. Khalid is a trained ecologist with more than 17 years of rich professional experience in Natural Resource Management Climate Change, EIA and Remote Sensing/GIS aspects, which he has been teaching in the Amity University and
also as visiting Professor in several other universities. Moreover, He was coordinater Afforestation/Reforestation (A/R CDM) project of Haryana Forest Department etc. He has experties in Agriculture & Forestry sector CDM
Shri Archak Pattanaik is a M.Tech from IIT Delhi, working with TUV India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, as Head of Carbon & Energy services (North & East India). He is also a qualified Auditor for environmental management system and
occupational heath and safety management system. Prior to TUV India he was heading Environment Cell at Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. Gurgaon. He is a leading global auditor validator in carbon space.
Ms Shivani Maudgal Datta, is with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd. She has worked on projects under international protocols, key among them being the National Carbon  
Tetrachloride (CTC) Phase-out project, under the Montreal Protocol and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects under the Kyoto Protocol. She is a regular visiting faculity to all the AECTPs of Carbon Minus India (CMI).
Ms. Preet Sethi is a corporate lawyer, working with an MNC law firm Kaden Boriss as a Partner. She has the vast experience in handling assignments involving formulation of strategies forbusiness
transactions, M&As, sharepurchase, business collaborations etc. and apart from providing legal & strategic advice & documentation.  She is the Convener of IICLAM of National University of Singapore and Coordinator of SAARCLAW.
Shri Indu Kalpa Saikia, is a Gold Medalist in Energy Efficiency from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies. He worked with Eco-Securities in CDM origination, feasibility analysis, due diligence. Currently in he is workingwith Carbon Procurement Unit
(CPU) of GTZ -The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH or German Technical Cooperation. His expertise lies in structuring carbon credit transaction models, negotiation and concluding ERPA with project developers in india.
Shri Lokesh Chandra Dube was a consultant with Emergent Ventures India (EVi), a leading carbon market advisory, based at Gurgaon. Lokesh has developed new CDM methodologies for biodiesel and low carbon energy
sources. He has also been lead author of Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation published by Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industries. Lokesh has joined TUV Nord at New Delhi recently, where he is advising forestry and LULUCF sector CDM.
  Some of Our Proud Trainees  
  Shri Ravi Ramaswamy, # 3rd AECTP  
 

Ravi Ramaswamy received his M.Tech from the IISc, Bangalore and M.B.A from the University of Phoenix, USA. He has worked over last 22 years in the IT domain. He has worked in various capacities for TCS, Hewlett Packard, IXOS software and most recently with, Wily Technology heading their Professional Services Division worldwide. After 14 years in the USA he has moved back to India and settled in Bangalore. He started a consulting organization, eVARA Web Technologies and has done project for Computer Associates (India) over the last four years. He founded 2-GREEN Technologies, which will assist industries to combat carbon emissions This could be through the Clean Development Mechanism or Voluntary Emission  Reductions (VER) route. 2-Green Technologies can also provide advisory services for such organizations to calculate their carbon footprint and become carbon neutral.
What he says about CMI's AECPTs on Carbon Trading :-
" At the outset I would like to thank you all for organizing the 3rd AECTP very well. Keeping in mind that the speakers sometimes provide material in the last minute the team (Ms. Meetu, Ms. Jaya and others) did a commendable job of getting us the hard copies of slides on time. The content was also very informative. Since I am not sponsored by any organization but paying out of my personal fund I was looking for real value. I felt that it was worth every paise I spent. I would certainly be recommending this course to others over the next few months during the course of my business development activities for 2-Green Technologies. Hoping to continue this valuable relationship beyond just the training."                -   Shri Ravi Ramaswamy, Manging Director, 2-Green Technologys, Bangalore

 
  Dr. Unna Chokkalingam, # 1st AECTP  
  Dr. Unna Chokkalingam is a researcher in the field of forestry. She obtained an MBA from the University of Madras and then went on to do her MS and Phd in forestry in Northeast USA. She then worked for seven years as a scientist in the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia. In that time she led and implemented numerious forestry research projects on topics such as secondary forests, forest fires, and rehabilitation of degraded forest lands across Indonesia, China, Philippines and other parts of Asia. Now she moves onto working as an independent research consultant in the field of forestry, livelihoods, climate change and related topics. She has authored and/or co-authored 57 scientific publications in the last 8 years.

What she says about CMI's AECPTs on Carbon Trading :-
"Carbon Minus India (CMI)’s AECTPs are excellent management development programmes (MDPs) for scientists, researchers, academicians and mangement professionals, to not only understand the basics and fundamentals of Emission Trading, but also equips the trainees with optimum ability to design an eligible carbon project and equally provides enough confidence to them for trading carbon as an
international commidity and sucessfully monitising the same. I will greately recomend AECTP for desirious knowledge seekers as the only oppertunity to get into carbon trading in developing countries. "     

                                                                                           - Dr. Unna Chokkalingam, CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia
   
 

Dr. P.S. Dutt, NEERI, Nagpur; # 3rd AECTP

 
   
Dr. P. S. Dutt, is currently Deputy Director and Head, Business Development Unit at National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur; a national CSIR laboratory. He obtained he is a Gold Medalist B.Tech in Civil Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad and M.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai Fellow in Human Settlements and Environmental Management at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Dr. Dutt is an eminent scientist of international repute.

What he says about CMI's AECPTs on Carbon Trading :-

“AECTP is a best training module on CDM and carbon markets, specially designed, programmed for Indian conditions. I must congratulate Carbon Minus India for this excellent training programme and advice all the stake holders to undergo this wonderful programme to build their professional potentials in the subject.”
                                                                                   - Dr. P. S. Dutt, NEERI, Nagpur
 
  Dr. Amar B. Sikder, # 4 th AECTP  
 
Dr. Amar B. Sikder
  Dear Dr. Panigrahi,
I have safely returned to my Institute. Thank you very much for a wonderful training program, which is quite professionally rich and unique in it's own way and particularly your hospitality is greatly appreciated. Hope, many more such specialized training programmes would come up in future in enhancing our professional edge so that our work is in right direction and make India, Carbon Minus from all angles.

With warm regards,
Sikder

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Dr. A.B. Sikder, Scientist (CC),
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)
Pashan, Pune-411008, Maharashtra, India
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Group Photograph - 1st AECTP on 1st August 2008 at IIC, New Delhi.
Chief Guest - Shri Suresh Prabhu, Former Minister Enviroment & Power
Each AECTP ends with a Group Photograph as its last event, after the Examination and Certification in it's last day, before all departs.
 
 Few Leading Organizations; who participated in our AECTP's
1. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd.
2. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL)
3. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.
4. Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL)
5. Bhart Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL)
6. Oil India Ltd. (OIL)
7. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL)
8. Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.
9. Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC)
10. National Aluminium Company Ltd.(NACLO)
11. National Fertilizers Ltd. (NFL)
12. National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (NMDC)
13. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA)
14. Engineers India Ltd. (EIL)
15. MECON Ltd., Ranchi
16. North Delhi Power Lltd. (NDPL)
17. Coil India Ltd.
18. Mines & Minerals Trading Corporation (MMTC) Ltd.
19. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of S & T
20. Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of S & T
21. Defance Research & Development Organision (DRDO), Ministry of Defenace
22. Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi.
23. Indian Institute of Topical Meterology (IITM), Puna
24. Central Mechanical Engineering & Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur.
25. Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
26. New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC)
27. National Environmental Engineering Research Institue (NEERI), Nagpur
28. Ministery of Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India
29. Thermax Ltd. Pune.
30. Kennam Metal India Ltd. Bangalore
31. Indian Tobaco Company (ITC), Ltd. Vadrachalam
32. Vendanta - Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd. Tuticorin
33. Vendanta - Bhart Aluminium Company Ltd. Korba
34. Vendanta Aluminium Ltd. Jharsuguda
35. Delta Energy Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. Gurgaon
36. GMR Energy Banglore
37. GVK Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
38. JSW Steel Ltd. Bellary Karnataka
39. TATA Housing Development Company Ltd. Mumbai
40. Johnson Controls India Ltd. (JCI), Mumbai
41. Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Ltd. Noida
42. Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) - Solar Group, Pune
43. AREVA Bioenergy India Pvt. Ltd. Chenni
44. ICICI Band Ltd., Mumbai
45. Powerlinks Transmission Ltd., New Delhi
46. Bangalore Metropolititan Transport Corporation (BMTC), Bangalore
47. TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd. (TCE), New Delhi
48. Grasim Industries Ltd. (White Cement Division), Jodhpur
49. HP Power Corporation Ltd. (HPPCL), Simla
50. Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd. (IMFA), Bhubaneswar
51. Orissa Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), Ltd Bhubaneswar
52. Orissa Power Transmission Corporation (OPTC), Ltd. Bhubaneswar
53. Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC), Ltd., Bhubaneswar
54. Hindalco Industries Ltd. Hirakud, Sambalpur  and others.
55. Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (Reliance Energy), Santacruz, Mumbai