Framework of Sustainable Adventure Tourism

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5 OP
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Matkailu-, ravitsemis- ja talousala,

Opettaja(t): Peter Stricker
Email: peter.stricker@kamk.fi
Työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus: 100 % self-study online course
Ajankohta: 14.01.2019 - 20.05.2019
Ilmoittautuminen: 19.11.2018 - 31.12.2018

What kind of adventure tourist are you? The course gives an answer to this question from different perspectives. Students will gain academic knowledge needed in sustainable adventure tourism programs. Upon completion of this course students can outline key characteristics of adventure and are able to discuss important aspects of the experience creation process. Students know about aspects concerning the adventure tourism industry supply and demand side. With risk being a core characteristic of adventure, the course will raise students’ awareness for proper risk management. The main elements of sustainable adventure tourism business operations will be introduced. Furthermore, the course gives an overview about adventure education. Students will comprehend stages in group development and can apply different leadership styles.

Content: key characteristics of adventure, experience creation process, adventure tourism industry supply and demand side, elements of sustainable adventure, adventure tourism business operations, adventure education.

Furthermore, the course gives an overview about adventure education. Students will comprehend stages in group development and can apply different leadership styles.

Arviointi: 
Pass/Fail