EXPERTISE | COURSES
Traveling is the best form of education but not everyone
Have you ever..
But ... are you concerned about the impacts tourism can have such as the overuse of resources, cultural degredation and little economic benefit?
Learn more by taking a 100% online Introduction to Sustainable Tourism Course.
Now offered through the University of British Columbia (UBC), it is the university's first online course in sustainable tourism.
Recognizing the need for innovative action and serious professional training in the area of sustainable tourism, UBC’s Continuing Studies Centre for Sustainability, announces a new course this fall: Introduction to Sustainable Tourism. This innovative program demonstrates the means and best practices for a tourism business to operate with lower environmental impacts, social and cultural benefits, and positive economic opportunities for countries around the world.
Designed for entry level personnel as well as seasoned veterans, this introductory course provides in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry from economic, social and environmental perspectives.The course lays down a foundation of knowledge to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the current issues and provides specific methodologies for managing tourism sustainably. Online lectures, videos, case studies and discussions provide an interactive platform to review how small and mainstream tourism companies can more effectively take on the challenge of social, cultural and environmental management worldwide.
Learn what you can do to help transition your organization and the tourism industry towards a more sustainable future.
This course was developed by Dr. Rachel Dodds in 2010/11 and is now offered. To find out more, please visit cstudies.ubc.ca/sustainability/management/curriculum.html
If you are an educational institute and would like to offer this course or have Rachel develop an online Sustainable Tourism course for you, please contact her directly.
"Rachel was nothing short of
© Copyright 2002 - 2013