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 successfully completing the course, you will be accredited to act as an external consultant accredited by Biosphere only for Destination Barcelona, advising the destination's companies in their adhesion process to become part of the city's sustainable commitment.
Through the 'Enabling Course for the Barcelona Commitment Process' course, students are expected to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to advise Barcelona's companies in the process of joining and committing to the city.
Global analysis of the concept of responsibility and sustainability, and its history to this day.
What sustainable tourism is all about?
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.
Barcelona has a key role to help manage, promote and take the first steps in the sustainability of their companies and services.
All about Biosphere Certification.
Final module of the course in which the acquired knowledge is evaluated.
No. Successful completion of this course only qualifies you to act as an external consultant to companies in the Barcelona destination in their process of commitment to the destination.
The course is comprised of 40 teaching hours of online e-learning. It is a flexible course in which the learner has 6 months to complete the content modules. After this period, access to the platform will be restricted.
Each module contains a final exam in which the knowledge acquired by the student throughout the syllabus is assessed. These exams last 20-30 minutes. At the end of all the modules and all the evaluations, the student must pass a 30-minute final exam which includes questions on the complete course syllabus. In order to complete the training and obtain a diploma, the student must obtain an outstanding result.
Yes, the Biosphere training platform has professionals from the tourism sector, experts in sustainability, who will guide students through the modules, resolving any doubts or difficulties that may arise. Through the Virtual Campus, the student will have a direct communication system with their tutor, favouring a dynamic and continuous exchange between them.
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