Capacity Development

Creating future water leaders

Our Education program builds future water leaders – Integrated Water Management professionals able to collaborate, create and deliver innovative approaches to complex water management and sustainable development challenges.

The IWC Master of Integrated Water Management Water Leadership Program draw on the expertise of international leaders in teaching, research and practice to develop the leadership capacity, strategic, managerial and technical skills you need to advance in the water sector.


Our training strengthens both the individual and institutional capacity in Integrated Water Management.

Built upon our strong foundation in education, combined with expert knowledge from around Australia and across disciplines, we offer online, short and custom-designed courses tailored specifically to the needs of water professionals and their respective industries.

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Water Leadership for the Future

Our vision of Water leadership for the future is built on a strong foundation of world class capability from leading Australian universities, to help change the way people think about complex water management challenges.

We support individuals, organisations and institutions to develop necessary understanding, organising and influencing competencies required to drive change at the local and global level.

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Capacity Development

Our Capacity Development Partnerships support organisations to deliver more effective programming, build sector capacity and contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of communities, the environment and economies.

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latest news

5 April
The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has announced that the International...
23 November
The Queensland Government has set out to make the state a global leader in water...


3 August
The Water Leadership Program (WLP) is designed for emerging water leaders at the project-to-middle management...

International WaterCentre in numbers

The IWC network spans 170 partners and associates over 1,000 Alumni in 85 countries

Countries shaded in light blue are countries where IWC students have come from since the Master of Inegrated Water Management (MIWM) launch in 2008.

* The IWC Alumni Network has over 1,000 members in total including 370 students and graduates from the Master of Integrated Water Management (IWM) program, 163 from the Water Leadership Program and 512 graduates from IWC’s training courses.