Training

Upcoming climate finance training workshops and available self-managed courses are shown below

Summary

A series of training events will be taking place in October and November 2021. The training will focus on how municipal officials can access finance for their climate change projects. For registration at the training events, the following online form can be used: https://forms.office.com/r/pAejgqd6FS. The training dates are as follows:

Province
Day One
Day Two
Day Three
Session 1
Session 2
Eastern Cape Municipality Group 1Tue, Oct 5, 2021Wed, Oct 6, 2021Thu, Oct 7, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
Eastern Cape Municipality Group 2Tue, Oct 12, 2021Wed, Oct 13, 2021Thu, Oct 14, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
Free State Municipality Group 1Tue, Oct 19, 2021Wed, Oct 20, 2021Thu, Oct 21, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
Free State Municipality Group 2Tue, Oct 26, 2021Wed, Oct 27, 2021Thu, Oct 28, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
KwaZulu-Natal Municipality Group 1Tue, Nov 2, 2021Wed, Nov 3, 2021Thu, Nov 4, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
KwaZulu-Natal Municipality Group 2Tue, Nov 9, 2021Wed, Nov 10, 2021Thu, Nov 11, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
Northern Cape Municipality Group 1Tue, Nov 16, 2021Wed, Nov 17, 2021Thu, Nov 18, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30
Northern Cape Municipality Group 2Tue, Nov 23, 2021Wed, Nov 24, 2021Thu, Nov 25, 202110:00 - 12:0013:00 - 14:30

Training Content

A summary of training is provided in the table below. The full curriculum framework can be downloaded here

Chapter Title
Lesson Tile
Day 1
1) Climate change 1011) What to expect in this training program?
2) Transformative leadership
3) What is climate change?
4) Climate change priorities for the province
5) What types of climate change information are available?
2) Climate finance 1011) Important finance concepts
2) Key finance terms
3) Defining climate finance
4) Financing options
Day 2
3) Preparing a project to access climate finance1) Step 1: Embed climate considerations in municipal planning processes
2) Step 2: Identify projects for local climate action
3) Preparing a project to access climate finance3) Step 3: Prioritise projects to develop a pipeline of local climate action
4) Step 4: Identify potential project partners
Day 3
3) Preparing a project to access climate finance5) Step 5: Develop an early-stage proposal for local climate action
3) Preparing a project to access climate finance6) Step 6: Prepare to engage with potential funders
7) Closure

Online Training

Enroll in an online and self-managed climate finance training course here. This course is free and will provide a certificate of completion.