Tourism as a Sustainable Development Instrument

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Abstract

Sustainable and responsible tourism can be used as a tool for sustainable development by many types of projects. This course introduces the complexities of using tourism as an approach for development cooperation: How can positive effects be leveraged? How can negative impacts of tourism be managed?

This WBT offers you an insight into these and many other questions on that topic.

You can find the WBT on the learning platform atingi atingi.org. Please use this link to register for this course. https://online.atingi.org/course/view.php?id=201 
Note: In advance, you have to create an account on atingi in order to access the course.

Alternatively, you can also follow this path: Dashboard->eAcademy Tourism and Hospitality ->Sustainable development through tourism

product information

The Web Based Training includes 6 Modules, a trailer, a final test and a handbook + test:

Trailer
Module 1 - Introduction tourism and development cooperation
Module 2 - Sustainable economic growth and inclusive employment promotion
Module 3 - Municipal and local development
Module 4 - Protection and valorisation of biodiversity
Module 5 - Resource and energy efficiency and climate change mitigation in the tourism industry
Module 6 - Good governance and the political framework
Test
Module 7 - DMO-Handbook: Destination Management Organisations in developing and emerging countries + test

 

Course certificate for sustainable development through tourism

Learning objectives

Learn about how sustainable and responsible tourism can be used as an instrument for sustainable development in different contexts, such as inclusive economic development, environmental protection, biodiversity valorisation, and urban governance and development.

Learn about Destination Management Organisations – what are they, and how can I use this approach for development cooperation?

Contents

This is a basic and practice-oriented course for learners with no or little prior knowledge of sustainable tourism, destination marketing and planning – and how to apply tourism to the context of sustainable Development

WBT-Lernmappe

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Training ID:

19.9245.2-016.00

Course type: WBT-Lernmappe
Duration:5. hours

Target group

  • Externe*r Selbstzahler*in / Öffentliches Angebot
  • GIZ Mitarbeiter*in
  • Nationale*r Mitarbeiter*in

GIZ professionals that are or planning to work with tourism as a sustainable development instrument

External Partners of development projects that are or planning to work with tourism as a sustainable development instrument

Other interested externals (public offer)

Information

GIZ professionals that are or planning to work with tourism as a sustainable development instrument

External Partners of development projects that are or planning to work with tourism as a sustainable development instrument

Other interested externals (public offer)

Prerequisites

This inter-disciplinary training is suitable for giz staff, external partners or other interested organisations and individuals that plan to use tourism as sustainable development instrument. A general understanding of development cooperation is recommended to make best use of this training programme.

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