The Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management, offered by the University of Andorra, in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and Pallarsactiu, has been created to ensure excellence for professionals aiming to occupy positions in organizations and tourism companies geared towards improving the competitiveness and sustainability of mountain tourism destinations.
This Postgraduate Diploma has been designed to provide students with the necessary methodological tools to confront the challenges that mountain destinations face in the XXI century and, consequently, become professionals with the capacity to analyse those challenges in a global context with special emphasis on mainstreaming sustainability in the development of their professional activity.
Format: Online with two onsite sessions (March and June)
Participants: Graduates and professionals from public and private tourism sectors with expertise or a direct role in strategy, management policy, planning and promotion of mountain tourism destinations.
Access requirements: A degree in tourism or professional experience in the tourism sector.
Duration: October - June (1 academic year = 9 months)
Credits: 30 ECTS credits
- Introduction to the Sustainable Management of Mountain Tourism Destinations
- Mountain Tourism Destination Planning
- Mountain Tourism Destination Marketing
- Two mandatory on-site sessions
- Final project
Collaborating Universities: Colorado State University (USA) & Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Switzerland)
Postgraduate Diploma in Mountain Destination Management by the Universitat d’Andorra
Credits within Colorado State University (CSU) “Ski Area Management” Graduate Certificate Programme