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Summer School 2013

Summer School

Leadership and Management in Sustainable Tourism:
Professionalising project management

Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples

Naples, 8-12 July 2013

“Leadership and Management in Sustainable Tourism” is the first High Level European Summer School to address one of the most important themes in the tourism industry: how to improve sustainable tourism project success and monitor the benefits of funded initiatives.

The Summer School is for project management practitioners, donors, policy makers, academics and entrepreneurs. It has been set up to launch the new methodology and qualification PM4SD™ “Project Management for Sustainable Development”, with a board including representatives of UNEP, UNDP, NECSTouR, Euromed Heritage Programme, FEST, Jlag, Leeds Metropolitan University, Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples, University of Sannio and Municipality of Frigento.

The “Leadership and Management in Sustainable Tourism” Summer School lasts 5 days and it has been designed to take place each year in a different European country. The 1st edition will take place from the 8th to the 12th of July in Naples, and it will be hosted by the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples.

The daily programme will be:

8th July from 10.00 to 5.00 pm PM4SD Practitioner Training Course
9th July from 10.00 to 5.00 pm PM4SD  Practitioner Training Course
10th July Public Conference from 9.00 to 5.30 pm
11th July from 9.00 to 12.30 Public Conference Continuation
11th July from 2.30 to 5.00 pm PM4SD Exam
12th July Field trip to Ercolano
(dropping off by 3pm at Naples airport or at your accommodation)

Remember there are max 25 spaces available for the PM4SD Practitioner Training Course.

Please download the full programme, the informative note for the PM4SD Practitioner training course, the Information pack.

Read the The Naples Declaration, result of the Summer School. The Declaration is a call to all stakeholders involved in the design, commissioning, delivery and receivership of sustainable tourism related projects to deliver and demonstrate impactful benefits for sustainable development.