Managing and Leading Conservation Projects

Event Date: 
11 Dec 2017 - 09:00 to 15 Dec 2017 - 19:00
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11-15 December

The David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street Cambridge.

£450 per person

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Course aim
This course is designed to strengthen the project management and leadership skills of conservation and natural resource professionals who currently or will be managing staff and projects, often under challenging conditions. It is also relevant to researchers charged with developing and managing diverse research teams. The course draws on the theory and practiceof management and leadership and applies it to the context of wildlife conservation projects through the use of case study scenarios, guest lectures from leading conservation professionals and experience of applying practical tools to improve your work.

This course is run by Durrell in partnership with the University of Kent and Fauna & Flora International.

At the end of the course participants will:

Demonstrate more effective leadership skills to improve staff performance and project outputs and outcomes
Utilise a range of management tools to help them budget, plan, protect and monitor project results and evaluate impacts
Develop and manage diverse field teams
Manage conflict
Prioritise and manage stakeholder groups within multi-stakeholder collaborations

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