A week long intensive course in quantitative problem formulation and problem solving for conservation scientists and practitioners.
What You'll Study
- Introduction to decision analysis tools including cost-effectiveness, multi-criteria decision analysis, and project prioritization
- Introduction to optimal monitoring and value of information theory
- Introduction to Marxan and spatial action mapping
- Problem formulation to frame projects as a decision science problem
This course is aimed at practitioners who have current/ongoing conservation projects and are prepared to discuss a current conservation project. Participants do not need any formal training in Marxan or GIS to take this course and there are no formal prerequisites.