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Carbon Management School (CMS) is the first of its kind, attempt of Carbon Minus India (CMI), along with IISD and its School of Environmental Education (SEE) and School of Business Sustainability (SBS), 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, Online and Correspondence Courses and Other specialized Training Programmes on Climate Change and Carbon Finance, with a Specialization in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation, 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 Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Energy and Water Audits, Carbon Foot Printing, CEOs in Carbon Trading and Mandatory Carbon Markets and International Climate Change Negotiations, Aviation Emission Management and CORSIA along with a Numbers Of Partnering Institutes, Universities and Independent Management Schools and etc. etc. In addition, we at CMI are running many such courses ourselves along with our mother affiliated Institute IISD. We are Credible Knowledge Think Tanks, but those who look for a University Degree or authenticated Certificate of a Credible Established Management School, for them, We have already some Memorandums Of Understandings (MoUs) or tie ups with Other University Grant Commission (UGC) or All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) affiliated Educational Institutions.

When CMS is experimenting right market potentials of these Green 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 is now Advanced Executive Training Programme on Carbon Management, Sustainability Reporting and Renewable Energy - has fortunately received overwhelming response from Indian, SAARC, Middle East, African Countries and rest 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 feels proud enough today, having being successfully conducted 13 AECTPs, one after another in a series on popular demands, We have trained by now more than 717 CEOs, Company Board Of Directors (BODs), MDs and CMDs, 3127 senior and middle level executives from leading Public, Private, Corporate Sectors as well as Government Officials, Chartered Accountants, practicing Individual Consultants, Bankers and Other Academic and Research Professionals till date. Our 14th AECPT is planned for the last week of May 2021, but got postponed because of COVID 19 Pandemic, We are planning to reschedule it now, before the commencement of Conference of Parties COP 26 at Glasgow, UK, by November 2021. Details of which you can find below:

  • Environmental Concerns of the Day
  • Basics of Climate Change Science and Today’s Challenge
  • Earth Submit at Rio, UNFCCC Formation, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement.. up to COP 26
  • Basics Of Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions, Need for Carbon Management
  • Carbon Foot-printing and Need for a Climate Friendly Life-style
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Environmental, Social and Business Sustainability and Sustainability Reporting for Corporate
  • Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) & Voluntary Emission Reductions (VERs)
  • CDM Project Information Note (PIN), Project Concept Note (PCN), Project Design Document (PDD) and CDM Project Cycle
  • DNA, Executive Board, Meth Panel, CDM Registry
  • Sustainable Development Criteria and Tool for Additionality
  • CDM Modalities & Procedures and Approved CDM Methodologies and CDM Validation & Verification Procedures
  • Carbon Finance, Trading & Monetisation, Regulation of Carbon Trading & Forward Market Commission (FMC) Of India at Mumbai
  • Both Compliance and Volunteer Markets, Online Commodity Trading of Carbon and CERs in International Commodity Markets
  • Case Studies, Carbon Audit Skills, Exercises for gaining Experience & Confidence
  • Business Cases for Investing in Renewable Energy Projects, Monitoring, Operation and Maintenance, Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and Other Legal Facilitation – Solar, Wind, Biomass, Biogas, Small Hydro, Bio-fuels, Geothermal, Wave Energy, Hydrogen Energy, Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy from Fuel-Cells, Cost Benefit Analysis, Internal Rate Of Retunes (IRR) and Return Of Investment (ROI) of Project, Advisory Related to Equity and Debt Management in Proposed Renewable Energy Project etc

Considering availability Of time, Resource Persons and Faculties, Enough Care is taken to deliver a Balanced Course Curriculum, within Scopes Of above subject outlines, So that a Participant gains maximum Out of the Training Program. In addition, Clients can always approach us to design tailored made Specific Courses for them or include some relevant area of their interests in an AECTP, in which, they are participating.

 Fews AECPT Visiting Faculties
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).
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.
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.
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,

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