Managing Information & Communication in the Digital Age

A Short Course on Information Management Tools and Techniques, Strategic Communication and Web-Based Outreach

Course Date:  February 03-05, 2016


Management and communication of information in the internet era with explosive information availability and developments in the area of information and communication technology (ICT) demands special skills. It undoubtedly calls for investments in strengthening the information infrastructure and skills of an organisation.

This specially designed course brought will teach participants on how to manage all aspects and types of information - Research Papers, White Papers, Studies, Documents, Policy Papers, News clippings, Photos, Contacts, E-mails, Websites, Presentations, Data, Fact Sheets at an institutional level (and at individual level too) .

It has been designed to build awareness and skills on the use of latest tool/technologies to research, access, organize, and communicate information in order to function in a knowledge economy.  

Conducted by:

Centre for Science and Environment with 35 years of experience in knowledge-based activism, campaigns, communication and policy research. With over three decades of expertise  in managing thousands books, articles, news clippings, video films, photographs and contact addresses, CSE is also the developer and manager of virtual information gateway “India Environment Portal (”

Course content:

  • Planning and managing resource centres in the digital age

  • Sourcing information (print/electronic, internet for research)

  • Organising Information:  Classification & Indexing (including digitized resources)

  •  A primer on managing  audio-visual resources (films, photos, Cds, etc.)

  •  Digitisation and e-documentation of news clippings, articles, reports and documents

  •  Building contact databases

  •  Knowledge creation and dissemination (Information Services/Products)

  •  E-mail for outreach (mass mail using open source s/w)

  •  Interactive story telling for the web: how to use data to make infographics &  maps

  •  Online presence : reaching out through the web

  •  Potential of social media and web 2.0 for information dissemination and communication

 CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION will be awarded to the participants.


Course Fee

Rs 9,900 per participant  50 % discount for NGOs.
Accomodation and related costs are not included in the cost. However, CSE can help you find a place to stay.

Who should attend
Information/documentation/communication/web professionals in NGOs/ Government /International Organisations/ Corporate/ Individuals interested in knowledge management and strengthening their organizational capacities.

Programme Schedule

Date:  February 03-05, 2016
Time: 10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Venue: Centre for Science and Environment, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional
Area, New Delhi- 62

How to Apply:

The course fee should be paid in advance by demand draft/cheque in the name of CENTRE FOR SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT. (Add Rs.15 for all non-Delhi cheques)


Please complete the registration form (below), and email to   with cc to ,

OR post / fax the registration form (appended below) to CSE  (Fax: +91 (011) 29955879)

For information contact:

Kiran Pandey
Programme Director - Knowledge Portal & Information Management
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi - 62
Phone: +91 (011) 29955124+91 (011) 29955124/125 (Ext. 287)
Mob: 99687676989968767698
Fax: +91 (011) 29955879