Training Report: Professionals from 15 Countries Trained Through the First PM4SD Foundation Online Course
The first PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development) training online course by TrainingAid and Jlag was delivered from February 19 - March 16, 2018, and successfully concluded after four inspiring weeks filled with lessons, discussions, ideas, examples and tips on effective project management in sustainable tourism.
As part of the recent PM4SD course, Salli Felton (CEO, The Travel Foundation) has presented on The Travel Foundation's approach to developing and delivering projects. This "extended Q&A" with Salli offers additional insights into effective project management approaches in the field of sustainable tourism.
The two-day intensive training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) is designed for tourism industry professionals interested in improving their sustainability skills and learning from best practices in sustainable tourism businesses and destinations.
To maximize the potential of tourism as a driver of sustainable growth, the tourism sector needs smart and effective approaches to development projects and sustainability initiatives, ensuring that funding and resources for delivering sustainable tourism projects lead to achieving substantial results for destinations and...
The three-day intensive and interactive training program (26-28 March 2018) is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations.
TrainingAid partners with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to support its goal of promoting sustainability practices around the world. Through this partnership, we are working to develop and manage the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), which provides training and capacity building opportunities...
The example of Museu de Favela (MUF), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, highlights various opportunities and challenges associated with tourism development, and the importance of local engagement and leadership when sharing the stories of local communities with travelers.
“The skills and talents of tourism professionals are a critical part of ensuring a sustainable future for the travel and tourism industry and its role in supporting the global sustainable development goals.”
"Sustainable tourism projects must deliver benefits for all stakeholders and achieve lasting impacts. PM4SD offers a proven approach to effective project management, tailored specifically to the tourism sector." - Silvia Barbone, Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism
Effective project management is a critical part of implementing sustainability efforts both at the organization and destination levels. Tourism industry practitioners therefore benefit greatly from practical project management tools that support long-term project success. PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development)...