You will learn about the fundamental principles of tourism, delving into the milestones and events that have defined sustainability in the sector. You will study the nature and methodology used in the Biosphere certification and adhesion, knowing the agents and the phases involved in the process, with success stories from other entities and companies that have implemented responsible, integrative and transversal management models in their organization.
After passing the course, you will be accredited to be part of the list of official consultants of the Biosphere Certification for the Tourism Industry and the Adhesion to the Commitment of a Biosphere Destination.
This course is specially designed for implanters in the process of commitment to a destination, but also for anyone who is interested in knowing the key concepts and Biosphere methodology of continuous improvement, the Biosphere circle and the relationship with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals .
Through the 'Biosphere Methodology' course, students are expected to acquire the competences and knowledge necessary to implement the Biosphere methodology in its different variants (certification and adhesion), in companies in the tourism sector.
Global analysis of the concept of responsibility and sustainability, and its history to this day.
Explanation of what sustainable tourism consists of
So, is Biosphere the translation of the 17 SDGs to tourism?
Some real examples of entities that can help achieve the goals of the 17 SDGs through tourism
How the integrated tourism management and positioning system has been developed within the framework of the 17 SDGs.
The destination has a key role to help manage, promote and take the first steps in the sustainability of their companies and services.
But then is Biosphere like a traditional certification?
Yes. After passing the course, each student obtains a certificate that accredits them as official consultant of the Biosphere Certification and of the Adhesion to the Sustainable Commitment of a Biosphere Destination.
The course is aimed at anyone who wants to know the application of sustainability to tourism and how Biosphere contributes to its dissemination and promotion in the sector, both in their own company, in their destination or to assess other companies.
Once the registration is completed correctly, the student will have 6 months to complete the course.
Yes. The certificate obtained by completing the course enables you to implant the Biosphere certification and membership in any of our 18 types of tourism companies (hotels, restaurants, events, theme parks ...)
The course has self-assessment tests for each of the 7 modules, and a final evaluation test of all the content. The self-assessment tests allow to check the progress and the assimilation of contents as the student advances in the course. These do not affect the final grade of the student, although their realization is mandatory.
Yes. The Biosphere training platform has professionals from the tourism sector who will guide the students, solving any doubts or difficulties they may have. Through the Virtual Campus, students will have a direct communication system with their tutor, favoring a dynamic and continuous exchange between both.
No. Anyone interested in the Biosphere methodology can take the course: students, professors, entrepreneurs, consultants ...
Yes. The training is done in the Biosphere Virtual Campus. The students will have a user and password that will allow them to view the resources and educational tools associated with the course, access the evaluation tests, and have complementary materials. This campus will be available 24 hours a day, allowing students to manage study times and advance the course at their own pace.
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