Tag: Trainings

Thanks to our Prague practitioners!

Last week we held our last training course in the framework of the T4EST, Training for European Sustainable Tourism, in Prague!  More opportunities to be trained on PM4SD® will come! Stay tuned!

Prague: The Next Project Management for Sustainable Tourism – PM4SD® – Training Course

In two weeks’ time, the last training course in PM4SD® will take place. It will be held in the magical city of Prague, between the 10th and the 12th of September. If you are a project manager or a tourism professional, and if you are truly committed in making tourism more sustainable, then this is …

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Experienced course in Leeds

30 students attended the PM4SD training course in Leeds, ranging from two Project Managers from the World Tourism Organization to the sustainability manager for Thomas Cook or the Tourism Programme Officer for the Organisation of East Caribbean States. The level of participation was very high and the event went smoothly as elements of the methodology …

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Studying, the way to success

Our delegates in Brussels expressed the necessity to study hard in order to obtain the PM4ESD™ qualification. The exam always take place the last day and has a duration of 40 minutes (50 for non-native English speakers). Each examination consists of 50 questions. The pass mark is 50% or more of the marks, i.e. 25 or more marks …

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Improving tourism project management in Barcelona

Another PM4ESD™ Foundation training course has been held! The last stop was in Barcelona from the 8th of April to the 10th. 26 participants took the course in order to improve their skills on project management for sustainable tourism. In Barcelona, for instance, the real breakfast was used to promote authentic food. PM4ESD team would like …

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Active participation in Naples!

From the 3rd to the 5th of April took place in Naples the training course on Project management for Sustainable Tourism. The course was held in the premises of Università Sur Orsola Benincasa. During three intensive days the participants were learning about efficient planification and implementation of tourism projects. In Naples, in particular, the two key case studies …

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“The exam is terrifying but I am learning more than I expected”

The first 15 trainees of the session in Évora, Alentejo, finished the course acknowledging the necessity of improving project management skills for sustainable tourism projects. The group will be informed about their exam results in about 2 to 3 weeks. The Alentejo group with the trainers Silvia Barbone and Xavier Font And remember this is …

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The first certified project managers

The first training course process under the Project Management for European Sustainable Development (PM4ESD™) certification has been completed in January 2013. This training course has been taking place in Amman (Jordan) between 18-22 November, 2012 and 6-10 January, 2013. In the first part of the training last year attended 39 site managers and other archaeological …

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Are we too scared to measure the impact of funded projects?

Too many externally financed projects have less impact on the beneficiaries than initially stated, because the project management team responds to the reporting requirements of the donor- and these often revolve around providing evidence of expenditure against budget headings and key performance indicators as outputs, but not outcomes. Outputs are the things you did during …

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6 countries, 6 months, 6 trainings and 1 summer school

Our training calendar is ready! Starting on the 25th of February in Alentejo, Portugal, and finishing with the summer school on the 12th of July in Naples, Italy, T4EST will cross 6 countries to spread the knowledge on how to increase project management skills for sustainable tourism.   After the 6 training sessions 100 professionals …

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