Project Management for Wildlife Conservation

Environment, Animal

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Why do this course?

  • Career starters: Improve your chances of getting your dream conservation job by getting a qualification in a required skill for many conservation positions.
  • Practitioners: Learn how to manage conservation projects more efficiently and in a way that achieves maximum impact.

What will my learning experience be like?

In this online training course, we do our best to recreate the best of the interactive and supportive classroom environment, while offering you the flexibility to learn when and where you want. You will be supported throughout by our expert trainers via Zoom and WildHub.

The course is run over 6 weeks, with an average of 3.5 hours learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

Where can I find out more?

The next online training course in Project Management for Wildlife Conservation begins on the 25th July 2023. To find out more and sign up, click here.

Who is providing this training?

WildTeam UK is a not-for-profit charity that designs and delivers training in key skills that help conservationists increase their impact. To date, we have trained nearly 2,000 conservationists from 118 countries.

What people say about the training

“Field projects lead by Bristol Zoological Society aim to increase their conservation impact and thanks to WildTeam’s great training, we will achieve that!” Daphne Kerhoas, Higher Education and Conservation Manager, Bristol Zoological Society

“It was a wonderful opportunity and our team is keen to apply all lessons learned towards conducting our work efficiently.” Amanda Shia Kang Ping, Research Officer, HUTAN - Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme

“I hope to use these skills to help improve efficiency, communication and overall productivity here at the Lao Conservation Trust for Wildlife.” Jeremy Phan, Director, Lao Conservation Trust for Wildlife

What you will learn

What will I learn?

This training course has been developed with input from experienced practitioners to help conservationists manage conservation projects of any type or size.

You will learn how to:

  • Apply a set of practical and ethical principles to guide your project.
  • Assign roles to clarify team structure and decision-making, and improve internal communication and coordination.
  • Split projects into clear phases, from planning through to reporting project outcomes.
  • Use control processes to monitor the progress of your work and adapt to new information and changing conditions.
  • Establish administrative processes to help conduct effective internal meetings and develop high-quality project documents.
  • Standardise reporting to record, evaluate and share the impact of your work, both internally and externally.

What you require

You will need a laptop or mobile phone to attend the live sessions and view the course materials.



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