Blended Online and Residential Training Programme on Preparation of Shit Flow Diagram (SFD)


Centre for Science and Environment
 (CSE) is a New Delhi based institution set up in 1980’s (www.cseindia.org). The centre is a recognised training entity and Centre of Excellence in the Sustainable Water & Waste Management area assisting the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India. CSE - School of Water and Waste (SWW) has organized various online courses and virtual training programmes on preparation of SFDs to various practitioners on the importance of mapping excreta flows using SFD Tool. With more than 100 SFDs (70 + in Ganga basin states & the rest for other cities in India) CSE has made a considerable contribution to support the production and review of good-quality SFDs as well as help train practitioners. This advanced training programme on Preparation of Shit Flow Diagram (SFD) (April 02 - 10, 2021 (Part A - Online) & April 27 – 30, 2021 (Part B - Residential))is for selected cohort of alumni and selected individuals with prior knowledge of the subject. This training focuses on providing practical and hands-on experience on preparation of SFDs.

Mapping excreta of a city is increasingly being used to analyse the sanitation in urban areas. An excreta flow diagram (also often described as shit flow diagram), can help to achieve this by offering a new and innovative way to engage sanitation experts, political leaders and civil society in coordinated discussions about excreta management in their city. For more info on SFD and the SFD promotion initiative visit https://sfd.susana.org.

About the training

The training programme is aimed to sensitise and equip practitioners in mapping excreta flows using the Shit Flow Diagram (SFD) Tool, and using it for preparing city-wide sanitation strategies.

The programme is based on state-of-the-art teaching – learning tools consisting of interactive sessions, going through relevant reading material, documentaries, experiential learning using detailed case studies and working in groups.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand SFDs (graphic and report) and the history of their development
  • Understand the need for a standardized methodology
  • Understand the available tool including their context, range and how to use them
  • Use the developed tools to go through a worked example
  • Understand the support available to enable the development of SFD for their city

Program Design

The training programme would consist of two parts – context setting and introduction (online platform) and hands-on practice in mock studio during residential training programme.

Part A: Context-setting and Introduction (Online Platform): 2-10 April , 2021

  • Setting the context on understanding need for SFDs, what is an SFD (graphic and report), evolution of SFDs and various application of SFDs, how to read an SFD.
  • Conducted on Moodle Platform where participants will be provided with 12 -15 hours (approx.) reading / audio-visual training material which they are expected to self-study. The platform will also allow participants and trainers to hold discussion threads where necessary.

The course will help working professionals learn state-of-art concepts and principles to improve their subject-knowledge online in their own time, using a highly supportive and interactive learning platform.

Since you're an Alumni from SFD Online Training, you are eligible to apply for Part 2 Residential Training directly. 

Part 2: Action learning (Residential Training): 27 – 30 April, 2021

  • Methodology of Data Collection and Analysis
  • Preparation of SFD Graphic and SFD Lite Report - mock studio exercise on preparation of SFD for select town/city.
  • Residential training programme conducted for selected individuals (20 no.s) securing more than 70% marks in Part A of the training.

 

Learn & Earn

  • Top 5 scorers in Part A (Online) will get 80% refund of their course fee
  • Max. 10 no.s participants of   Part B (Residential Training)  who commit and prepare SFD for hometown or select town/city / ward within  3 months will be paid Rs. 25,000.


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For more information on the training programme kindly contact:

Training Coordinator:

Nupur Srivastava
Programme Manager- Urban Water & Waste Management
Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India
Tel: +91-11-40616000, 29955124, 299956110 ext. 312
Mob. +91 75068 43420
Email: nupur.srivastava@cseindia.org

Training Director:

Dr Suresh Kumar Rohilla
Senior Director, CSE and Academic Director, School of Water & Waste, AAETI
Email: srohilla@cseindia.org

 

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Target Participants
Alumni of the online courses organized by CSE SWW in 2020-21:
  • Basics of decentralized wastewater treatment and local reuse
  • Safe water, sanitation and health for all during and post COVID-19
  • The SaniPath Tool: assessing exposure to faecal contamination in urban settings
  • On-site and off-site Sewage Management for Citywide Sanitation – for urban local bodies in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Preparation of Water & Sanitation Safety Plans
  • Shit Flow Diagrams - eligible to directly apply for Part B training.
• Managers, regulators, officials from municipalities / development authorities, representatives from PMU/ PSU and other individual practitioners/consultants, researchers, academia with prior basic knowledge or relevant experience working in water and sanitation sector is a prerequisite. Pre-read material will be provided for all selected participants.
Training Fee
Part A (online): ₹ 3,500 (Indian participants)
$ 100 (Participants from outside India)
Part B (Residential Training): ₹ 26,400
Fellowships
  • Full Fellowship includes travel, boarding & lodging costs and training kit & fees costs. Preference will be given to alumni and representatives of CSE partner institutions.
  • Part Fellowship doesn't include to & fro to Delhi travel (from your respective location) costs but covers full boarding & lodging costs and training kit & fees.
Course Benefits
  • Course participation/completion certificate
  • One-year free subscription to Down To Earth magazine after course completion
  • Join a global network of practitioners of the School of Water and Waste
Female participants are encouraged to apply and given preference in full / part fellowships
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be informed