The Philippine Sustainable Development Network (PSDN) conducts regularly Basic Course on Environmental Management.  It provides the basic ecological principles which are the basis for sound environmental management.  It also gives the participant an idea of the current state of the Philippine environment, the key issues and concern confronting it, and the current policies and efforts being done to address them. It focused on various environmental management frameworks, approaches and tools for decision-making.

To complement the lectures, panel discussions with actual implementors are conducted to bring the participants up-to-date knowledge on how the tools and strategies are being utilized to further the goals of sustainable development.