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Advanced Course in Drones in Development

This comprehensive online program shares in depth all the major applications of drones and drone-based data in context of development.

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Advanced Course in Drones in Development
Advanced Course in Drones in Development

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Jun 01, 2022, 7:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Jul 01, 2022, 9:00 PM GMT+5:30

Online Course

About the Event

This comprehensive online program shares in depth all the major applications of drones and drone-based data in context of development. We will be covering the basics of drones and drone-based technologies, understand the applications through discussions on case studies, simulating the projects in real-world challenges, and having hands-on exercises on various operations platforms. We collaborate with global leaders in drone technology to bring to you this best-in-class learning opportunity.

This is an intensive course and would need lots of active involvement from your side. We work really hard to make this course challenging as well as exciting. The course is designed to make you think, act, lead and collaborate - the values that we think are most important in making authentic applications of technologies such as drones and data. 

Prior knowledge of drones or having a drone is not at all necessary. This course is most useful for students and professionals who will be using drone technology for development projects and are looking for guidance in either launching or scaling their drone services, seeking project ideas, implementation support or in-depth undertstanding of regulations, possible challenges and standard best practices in the industry. We are open to all genders, nationalities, races, ages and educational backgrounds. 

This course is not a drone pilot certification or licensing course and will not lead to authorization from civil aviation to fly drones. The course does not cover much of technical aspects of drones such as parts, assembly, electronics, avionics and automation. 

We focus more on field applications, case studies, business use cases, project implementation, challenges, best practices, standards, regulations, team building, stakeholder engagement, fundraising, market opportunities, strategies and similar topics. 

The course instills advanced professional skills such as critical thinking, human-centered design, project management, strategic planning, proposal writing, stakeholder analysis, facilitating group discussions, community engagement, leadership in resource-limiting settings, documentation of evidence, data analysis, geospatial image processing, presentation of outcomes, map-making, planning for safety and risk mitigation, and change management. We highlight topics on sustainable development, inclusion, ethics, safety, open data and collaborative problem solving.    

The course brings together a diverse global community and in our previous editions has empowered 200+ participants from 20 countries in highly valuable engaging discussion forums. The course has inspired new leaders to launch their drone-based businesses, facilitated new partneships and has even served to introduce potential talent to their future employers.

Our overall course rating has been 4/5 for both the editions and we have received very encouraging reviews from the participants.

We hope you make the most of this opportunity and not just learn, but lead the most valuable drone operations for your community!

Mode of Delivery: Live Online Presentations (with recordings), Case Studies, Reference Learning, Assignments and Hands-on Exercises.

Course Duration: 45 Days (With lifetime access to the course materials)

(30 days for live sessions, plus 15 days buffer for completing all assignments.)

All assignments need to be satisfactorily completed for final certification.

To be annouced: Mentors, Topics, Schedule and Assignments.

Course fees may change during the time of registration to accommodate different needs. We have separate rates for students and professionals. We also have bulk rates for larger batches of 70 or more. 

Sponsors may please choose a sponsor ticket during registration. 

Mentor Application:

Further Enquiries: 

Dr Ruchi Saxena:

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