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Preparing for Global Professional Practice GITS Consulting Services

Around the world, today's engineers are required to meet official competence standards before they can carry out specific activities, use a professional title, or sell their services to the public. This course comprising six workshops on the dynamics of engineering practice and regulatory cultures around the world helps engineers to understand the necessity and imperatives for professional regulation.

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Renewable Energy Applications and Incentives GITS Consulting Services

This course comprising five workshops specifically covers solar, wind, water and biomass forms of renewable energy. The workshops let Learners gain an understanding of the emerging importance of renewable energy; the rationale for incentives to develop technologies to promote application of these forms of energy; renewable energy  Standards (e.g EcoLogoTM ); targets or Equivalent Policy Commitments and How to get involved in green power

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Advanced Communications Training for Engineers GITS Consulting Services

These four workshops centre on how technological convergence is calling for professionals to advance their communication skills and cover the changing Nature of Communications in Engineering; Understanding Cross-Cultural Competence; Cross-Cultural Communications in Engineering and other professions; and; Acquiring cultural competence through life-long learning

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Career Planning-Engineering, Environment, ICT GITS Consulting Services

This course comprises  four participant-cantered workshops on career planning; self-marketing; mentoring and networking and; job search and interview techniques. This course has been designed as the means to help job seekers and re-entrants in engineering, environmental and ICT fields to define and search for their dream job based on real-time labour market intelligence, and to adapt to diverse cultures and ideologies. 

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Integrated Professional Knowledge (IPK360) GITS Consulting Services

This introductory workshop provides  insight into the founding principles of  our Integrated Knowledge Platform ( IPK360) based on skills-gaps driven Advanced Competences Training workshops . Its  focus is on understanding emerging paradigms, frontiers and needs in the professions to manage rapid change, convergence of technologies, innovation, globalization and emerging skills demands in regulated professions.

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The Skills Gap Model of Life-long Learning GITS Consulting Services

This free workshop derives from the rapidity and magnitude of changes that are changing the ways in which professionals learn, apply and gather knowledge. It describes  a new model of learning that captures the changes on the ground as they happen greatly enhancing the engagement of engineers and other professionals in continual learning. 

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Professional Engineering Practice, Ethics and Law in Kenya GITS Consulting Services

This course on Professional Engineering Practice, Ethics and Law in Kenya comprises three workshops on a) an introduction to Kenyan engineering practice and education, b) engineering regulation in Kenya and c) basics of contract and tort law for Kenyan engineers. By the end of this course engineers will understand; how engineering education and practice have developed in Kenya, why they need to understand the regulation and law in the context of engineering, how the profession is regulated and what ethics and rules of conduct engineers have to follow in Kenya and; basics of contract law, breach of contract and remedies, risk, uncertainty and disputes and how these are resolved in engineering projects and finally tort law and negligence.

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Disruptive Innovations, Technologies and Digital Engineering GITS Consulting Services

This course comprises three workshops on; a) Disruptive innovation and theory, b)Understanding disruptive technologies and c) Digital transformation and engineering. At the end of this course the learners will have understood; The concept and theory of innovative disruption, how markets are driving disruptive innovation, how the relentless development of new technologies has created technological disruption , Why we find ourselves in the midst of the fourth Industrial revolution and how this will affect Design and Engineering (D&E) firms, what digital engineering entails and how this will impact engineers and finally how engineers can prepare themselves for digital disruption and transformation 

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Climate Change Basics for Engineers GITS Consulting Services

The course comprises four workshops: a) Greenhouse gases and carbon emissions, b) Climate change mitigation and adaptation, c) Climate change: Kenya overview and d) introduction to climate engineering. At the end of this course the learners will have understood; a) How greenhouse gases and carbon emissions are defined and how they affect climate b) What strategies are being adopted to mitigate and adapt to climate change and the role international and nationally determined contributions in these strategies c) Kenya’s climate change journey, legislation, mitigation and adaptation action plan and funding arrangements d) Basics of rationale behind the newly emerging field of climate change engineering and climate change technologies e) Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) and Solar Radiation Management (SRM) technologies

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Public Private Partnerships - Basics for Engineers GITS Consulting Services

The course comprises of the following three workshops; a) Introduction to Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), b) Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the Engineering Profession and c) Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) – Kenyan Context At the end of this course the learners will have gained; a) Why Public-Private Partnership (PPPs) are becoming the option for infrastructure development and how PPPs have evolved over time, how they are affecting conventional engineering Contracts and why engineers need to understand PPPs b) How PPPs have given rise to several procurement modes and generated a wide spectrum of relationships between the public and private sectors, the main features of PPP construction projects, the many different types of PPP construction projects, types of risks involved in PPP projects, the role of the consulting engineer in a PPP and new skills and knowledge that to engineers must acquire so they can participate in infrastructure development under PPPs c) Vision 2030 of the government of Kenya and how it emphasizes the need for PPPs in the development and management of public sector infrastructure projects, how the PPP investment climate in Kenya is improving, what is Kenya is doing to attract private investments, the Public Private Partnership Act, No. 15 of 2013, the PPP Amendment Bill, 2017and the Kenya PPP projects pipeline

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Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Regulatory Compliance GITS Consulting Services

Course Description

This course comprising four workshops is specifically developed for managers of industrial wastewater treatment systems including industrial wastewater treatment engineers, environmental process engineers, maintenance, and engineering contractors The first workshop is on an introduction to five key areas covering industrial wastewater management basics. The second workshop describes legislation and regulations for environmental protection and their role in compliance with water quality standards. The Third workshop is concerned with establishing quantity and quality of industrial wastewaters while the final workshop offers insight into industrial wastewater treatment processes and technology.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners will have understood:

• The complex world of industrial wastewater systems simplified into five key areas of concern: Laws, permits and regulatory obligations; characteristics of your wastewater; quantity and origin of industrial wastewater; flow measurement; and operation and maintenance and responsibilities of operators

• How the Water Act and Water Quality Standards have evolved in Kenya since 1952 when the First Water Act (Cap 372) was enacted and the major changes it has undergone in 1974, 1999, 2002, 2006 and 2016

• Why wastewater needs to be analyzed, the industrial effluent discharge standards for Kenya and what these standards mean.

• How industrial wastewater treatment processes are selected and what technologies are used for these. Technologies described include holding tanks, activated sludge, bioreactors, clarifiers and coagulation/flocculation, and sludge treatment involving dewatering and drying.

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