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 Harvard Extension School Courses

Fall 2018: Ecotourism and Sustainable Development

This course offers case studies on achieving higher sustainability performance from ecotourism businesses and policy leaders in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Students learn about conservation and social and policy implications of ecotourism development in locales such as Peru, Costa Rica, Southern Africa, and India regions. September-December annually, 4 credits, live web conference course. Read more...

Spring 2019: Sustainable Tourism, Regional Planning, and Geodesign

This course introduces the basic principles of tourism master planning, enabling students to learn how communities, governments, business, and civil society can take a more inclusive and sustainable approach to planning tourism destinations worldwide. Students learn to determine the best management of vital natural and social resources, and to build scenarios that include the impacts of climate change, including approaches to mitigation and adaptation, over the next 20-30 years. January - May annually, 4 credits, live web conference course.

More information available November 2019

Fall 2019: Environmental Management of International Tourism Development

This course lays out the significance of the international tourism industry, which represents approximately nine percent of the global economy, from economic and environmental management viewpoints. It provides students with an understanding of how the tourism business operates, primarily focusing on mainstream tourism, its supply chains, and how each sector of the business approaches environmental management. September - December annually, 4 credits, Harvard Extension School on-line and in the classroom. 

More information available July 2019