We offer a dynamic initiative designed to provide training and networking support to enterprises within the eco-tourism sector and any organisation interested in developing their business in a more environmentally friendly way.
SAMPLE TRAINING COURSES AND MODULES
Environmental Management and Making Business More Sustainable.
Benefits and Cost advantages of environmentally efficient enterprise
Developing an appropriate environmental policy for your business; Energy Audit and efficiencies Measures; Waste Minimization and recycling; Marketing your environmental policies and operations Networking Key Drivers of Environmental Legislation – water, waste, air and biodiversity.
This course is suitable for: Small Businesses including tourism and hospitality, Rural Enterprises, Professional Institutes and Organisations (eg: Small Firms Association)
How to audit your local area for tourism products and promotion.
Course Overview: Defining your local area? Defining tourism products and services within an are? Undertake a tourism audit; Networking and cross selling: Promotion and Marketing of Tourism in your local area.
This course is suitable for: Tourism Groups; Tidy Towns; LEADER; County Council; Skillnet Groups
Green Event Management.
Course Overview: What is a green event; Advantages of a green event; Making sure your event is green and environmental impacts are minimised; Auditing your event; Putting in procedures; Promotion and Marketing
This course is suitable for: Arts Councils; Failte Ireland; LEADER; County Councils; Events and Marketing Companies; Multinationals and large companies in Ireland
Training in Nature Tourism.
Course Overview: What is nature tourism? Types of activities that can be carried out in nature tourism; How to sensitively develop nature based tourism; Key impacts arising from tourism on natural heritage; Mitigation Measures; Advantages and benefits; Promotion and marketing; Advantages and benefits; Promotion and marketing
This course is suitable for: Local Groups; Small tourism operators and promoters; Sports Council; Leader funded projects; Failte Ireland
Understanding and promoting local distinctiveness and character.
Course Overview: Identifying what makes your area special, unique and distinctive; Why being distinctive is good; What is currently available in your area; How to develop and promote packages in your area.
This course is suitable for: Local Groups; Networks; promoters; Sports Council; Leader funded projects; Failte Ireland