Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Agriculture, Resources & Environment
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants: Regulators and regulatory affairs managers in both private and public sector organizations involved in biotechnology development, civil society and non-governmental organizations.

Course Brief: This course designed to enhance participants’ knowledge on risk assessment involves risk identification, risk characterization and quantification of risk, and risk mitigation with appropriate locally available tools. It also means developing guidelines and standard operating procedures for regulatory compliance. Risk communication is another critical tool for risk management which will be dealt with in the course. This course will deal with assessing the costs of regulations, and discuss ways and means to achieve cost efficiency by means of due diligence.

The course will involve lectures, demonstrations, case studies and comparative analysis of different risk assessment systems used in different parts of the world. There will be an in-depth presentations and discussions on the ‘precautionary principle’, now being hotly debated around the world.