Skills Series 2
About SkiLLS

IPCA Centre for Waste Management and Research, TERI SAS is proud to announce the Skilling, Learning and Leveraging on Saturday (SkiLLS) Series. SkiLLS is a series of training programmes of 1 or 2-day duration in applied fields with the aim to offer training on valuable skills that can be applied in an individual’s professional life. The training series is carefully designed to include application-based skills which are relevant to today's changing world that can be transferred through online sessions by experts on Saturday and/or Sunday.

The first edition of SkiLLS Series was conducted in August- September 2023 where training programmes on Anaerobic Digestion; Geospatial Data Handling & Mapping; Carbon Pricing, Market and Trading; and Life Cycle Assessment were conducted.

SkiLLS 2.0

After the successful completion of SkiLLS 1.0, we are back with another series of valuable and skill-based training programmes. In SkiLLS 2.0, four training programmes will be organised on weekends during the month of February- March 2024.

Details of training programmes in SkiLLS 2.0
S.No.Name of ProgrammeNo. of DaysDateCourse Fee
1Fundamentals and Application of Life Cycle Assessment217-18 February 2024INR 5000 plus GST
2Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste: Market Potential, Technology and Implementation124 February 2024INR 3500 plus GST
3Validation, Registration, Verification and Issuance of Carbon Credit Certificate22-3 March 2024INR 5000 plus GST
4Protection of Intellectual Rights: A Primer for Students, Researchers, Start-ups and Institutions19 March 2024INR 3500 plus GST
Fundamentals and Application of Life Cycle Assessment
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Date of training:Name of TrainerTraining feeLast date to register
17-18 February 2024Dr. Atul Kumar, Scientist B, ICWMR, TERI SASINR 5000 plus 18% GST12 February 2024
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment and its relationship with environmental decision support
  • Introduction to ISO Standards for LCA and Carbon Footprint Analysis
    • ISO 14040
    • ISO 14044
    • ISO 14067
  • Conducting an LCA: Goal and Scope Definition, Life Cycle Inventory, Life Cycle Impact Assessment, Interpretation
  • Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Reporting and Review of LCA Results
  • Case study demonstration for estimating the environmental impacts of a product/process using SimaPro software
  • LCA of an Organisation – Opportunities and Challenges
  • Introduction to the GHG Protocol; Scope I, II & III Emissions
Application of gained expertise:
  • Environmental impacts analysis of any products/processes
  • Eco-design, policy development, labelling schemes (e.g., eco-labels), and corporate sustainability initiatives
  • Analyzing the environmental benefits of circular economy strategies, such as recycling, remanufacturing, and waste reduction
  • Communication and marketing
Potential Participants (but not limited to)

PG/PhD students; Mid-career executives; Top executives; Start-ups/ Business persons; Consultants; LCA enthusiasts

Course Trainer

Dr Atul Kumar, Scientist B - ICWMR

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Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste: Market Potential, Technology and Implementation
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Date of training:Name of TrainerTraining feeLast date to register
24 February 2024Dr. Dinesh Chander Pant, SeniorFellow, TERIINR 3500 Plus 18% GST19 February 2024
Topics Covered:
  • Basic concept of Anaerobic Digestion (type of waste, characterization of waste, biochemical conversion, factors responsible for biogas generation)
  • Opportunities and challenges of the sector
  • Designing biogas plant
  • Types of technologies (conventional and state-of-the-art technologies)
  • Statutory requirement for installation of the Anaerobic Digestion based plant
  • Central Finance Assistance (CFA) for biogas plant and Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant
  • Usage of output material from Anaerobic Digestion (biogas, compressed biogas), power generation and organic manure)
  • Carbon Credit and process of carbon trading associated with Anaerobic Digestion
Application of gained expertise:
  • Preparation of technical feasibility report
  • Third party auditing/ assessment of Anaerobic Digestion technology
  • Design and implementation of technology at small and medium stage
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of the Anaerobic Digestion plant
  • Agricultural residue management (reduction in stubble burning)
  • Landfill site waste reduction/management
Potential Participants (but not limited to)

UG/PG/PhD students, Mid-career executives, Start-ups. Self Help Group engaged in organic waste disposal

Course Trainer

Dr. Dinesh Chander Pant, Senior Fellow – TERI

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Validation, Registration, Verification and Issuance of Carbon Credit Certificate
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Date of training:Name of TrainerTraining feeLast date to register
2-3 March 2024Mr Sandeep Kanda, World Bank
Dr Divya Soman, Scientist B, ICWMR, TERI SAS
INR 5000 plus 18% GST26 February 2024
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to Carbon credit
  • Need for carbon credit generation
  • Conceptual understanding of global carbon market and its evolution, Carbon market under different global regime: Kyoto (CDM and International Emissions Trading) and Paris Agreement (Article 6.2 and Article 6.4)
  • Types of carbon markets-Compliance/Regulatory and Voluntary carbon market
  • Carbon credit lifecycle (from point of creation to retirement and Life of carbon offset)
Application of gained expertise:
  • Providing consultancy services to corporates and enterprises
  • Working in the domain of carbon trading
  • Estimating the impact of policy interventions
  • Estimating the viability of business proposition in the area of carbon markets
  • Applying in industry context to set the internal carbon pricing
  • Assessing the sectoral implications of carbon contents and possibility of reducing the same
Potential Participants (but not limited to)

PG/PhD students; Mid-career executives; Top executives; Start-ups/Business persons; Consultants; Carbon market enthusiasts

Course Trainer

Mr Sandeep Kanda, World Bank

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Dr Divya Soman, Scientist B, ICWMR, TERI SAS

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Protection of Intellectual Rights: A Primer for Students, Researchers, Start-ups and Institutions
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Date of training:Name of TrainerTraining feeLast date to register
9 March 2024Ms Deepa NegiKapardarINR 3500 plus 18% GST4 March 2024
Topics Covered:
  • Overview of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Discussion of types of IPR
  • Methodology of filing of various IPRs
  • Relevant Case-studies
Application of gained expertise:
  • Protectingone's intellectual rights
  • Registration of IPRs
  • Filing of Patents
  • Better projection of one's skills and know-how
Course Trainer

Ms Deepa Negi – Expert, IPR and Patents

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Registration Process
  • You will receive payment details on your registered email id
  • Make the payment of applicable programme fee for the programme that you want to register
  • Share payment receipt and clearly specify the name of the training programme with info.icwmr@terisas.ac.in and garima.kaushik@terisas.ac.in
  • You will receive a mail confirming your participation in the training programme
Payment Details
Interested participants are requested to make the payment at the following details:

Bank Details:

Acc No: 048801009754

Name: TERI SCHOOL OF ADVANCED STUDIES

Type: Savings

IFSC CODE: ICIC0000488

Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd

Branch : Rohini, Sec 09, New Delhi

In case of queries, please contact


Ms Garima Kaushik
Head, ICWMR, TERI SAS
garima.kaushik@terisas.ac.in
+91 11 71800222

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