Education and Training

The This Page in close collaboration with national and international education and training organizations provides the capacity building education and training program for different stakeholder’s viz. Governments, Private Companies and Civil Society Organizations. Our mission through education and training is to enhance the career prospects to young people and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the professionals. This is a unique opportunity for personal and professional development.

The Thin Page targets the future leaders and tomorrow's planners and environmentalists. It tries to familiarize them with the link between the professional and practical environment and theoretical knowledge they have. The Thin Page aims to come up with quality resource material and programs for school, college and university students as well as environment educators and professional. Our education and training service includes;

  • Statistical Package for Social Surveys (SPSS)
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing
  • Mat Lab
  • Project Cycle Management
  • Climate Data Analysis & Modeling
  • Writing Winning Proposal
  • Report Writing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

SPSS training provides wide range of learning on statistical testing and estimation, data analysis and survey research to data mining which helps students, professional to further develop their skills. We have an expert group of people to guide you during training programs. The outlines of SPSS training are as follows,

  • Basis of research and research methodology
  • Data collection and tolls
  • Introduction to statistical testing and estimation
  • Exploratory data analysis and checking the assumptions: box-plots, histograms, PP plots Single Sample tests: t-test
  • 2-sample tests: t-test, Mann-Whitney test.
  • Introduction to one-way ANOVA.
  • Correlation and simple regression.

According to ESRI; GIS is a tool that manages, analyzes, and models data from our environment so that we can make decisions based on that information to better conserve its resources and protect its biodiversity. The application of GIS ranges from data capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying. The Thin Page has developed integrated module on GIS to support decision makers and professional working in conservation and management sector.

The outlines of GIS training are as follows,

  • Introduction to GIS and It’s Application
  • Install Arc GIS 9.3
  • Overview of Arc GIS 9.3
  • Introduction of Arc Map
  • Geo Referencing
  • Projection and Transformation:
  • Working with the Google Earth:
  • Geo-database and Management
  • Use of GPS

The Thin Page have developed and advanced the variety of techniques to reinforce concepts and build proficiency in training courses. These techniques include innovative training materials and teaching methodology. The application of Mat Lab is for signal processing and communications, image and video processing, control systems and computational biology. The outlines of Mat Lab training are as follows,

  • Working with the MATLAB user interface
  • Entering commands and creating variables
  • Analyzing vectors and matrices
  • Visualizing vector and matrix data
  • Working with data files
  • Working with data types
  • Automating commands with scripts
  • Writing programs with logic and flow control
  • Writing functions

The Thin Page offers program management training program which helps the educational needs of project to professional that help to deliver smarter solutions on time and within budget limit. The Thin Page provides an industry specific, project specific and organization specific program management training. This training is designed for project managers, consultants, supervisors and project team members. The outlines of Project Management training are as follows,

  • Concept of Project Management
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Organizational styles
  • The Project Define phase
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • The Project Work Schedule
  • Project Costing and Budgeting
  • Establishing the Project Team
  • Risk Management
  • Communications and Marketing Planning
  • Quality Management

Climate change is real. Climate change is one of the threatening problems faced by world and expected to worsen in future also. The challenges are more prone in future in all sectors of society. The complex geography and geology of Nepal needs a highest attention on climate research not at the regional level but at local level. Climate data analysis and modeling provides a scientific learning of climate data and its analysis. This training aims to empower the capacity of climate change professional; to contribute to the process of adaption and mitigation at the local level. The outline of climate data analysis and modeling is as follows;

  • Types and Nature of climate data
  • Climate Data Format
  • Monthly and Seasonal Analysis
  • Trend Analysis
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Climate Index
  • Regional Climate Model Data Analysis
  • Future Climate Projection for Nepal
  • Case Study and Report Preparation on Climate Change /Presentation

Thin Page has developed a SMARTER (SPECIFIC-MEASURABLE-ACHIEVABLE-RELEVANT-TIME BOUND-EVALUATE-REEVALUATE) training course on wining proposal writing to students, professionals and managers to achieve effective writing; higher win rates and improved proposal team management. The Thin Page has linear and customized module of proposal writing. The outlines of writing winning proposal are as follows,

  • Concept and structure of writing winning proposal
  • Review of existing written materials
  • Getting started on writing winning proposal
  • Title of proposal
  • Who are you (About Organization)
  • Aim(s) or Objective(s) of proposal
  • Justification
  • Methodology
  • Expected Outcomes
  • Plan and timeline
  • Budget

The report is the key for the communication of complex information to wider audience. We have developed comprehensive report writing format targeted to graduate students, managers and professional. The outline of winning report writing as follows;

  • The types of report
  • Identifying the target audience
  • Identifying the technical terms
  • The use of grammar and the importance of being concise
  • Interpretation of facts and results
  • Funneling Information
  • Constructing a report (exercise)
  • Analyzing a report (exercise)

Monitoring is the systematic and routine collection of information from projects to learn from experiences to improve practices and activities in the future; to have internal and external accountability of the resources used and the results obtained; to take informed decisions on the future initiatives; and to promote empowerment of beneficiaries of the initiative. Evaluation is assessing, as systematically and objectively as possible, a completed project ( Monitoring and evaluation training will help to enhance the capacity of project officers and managers to collect, analyze, and use data to make decisions/judgments about the effectiveness and appropriateness of any interventions. The outline of Monitoring and Evaluation training is as follows;

  • A Basic Introduction to the Monitoring & Evaluation Framework
  • Project Management Cycle
  • Monitoring & Evaluation Cycle
  • Monitoring & Evaluation: Indicators and Outcome Monitoring
  • Essentials of Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Basic quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques
  • Bias in data collection: definition, sources and control
  • Data Processing: analysis, interpret and presentation
  • Report writing

Research & Development

The Thin Page offers an international platform for the research and development in the area of Climate Change, Water Resources, Biodiversity Conservation and Management, Green Growth and Development, Sustainable Development, Knowledge Management.

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Environmental Consulting

The Thin Page provides comprehensive and integrated environmental services to public and private sector in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Initial Environmental Examination (IEE), Environmental Management Plan, Project and Environmental Management.

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Education & Training

The Thin Page is in close collaboration with national and international education and training organizations provides the capacity building education and training program different stakeholder’s viz. Governments, Private Companies and Civil Society Organizations.

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