International Diploma in Botanic Garden Management
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This intensive eight-week course in botanic garden management explores the diverse roles of botanic gardens in conservation, display and amenity, education and research, within the context of international biodiversity legislation and strategies. As well as management of living collections, the course covers strategic planning and team management, education and visitor services, plant diversity and communication skills. It enables participants to gain the confidence and expertise to develop the resources within their own botanic gardens as integral components of national and local environmental strategies. The course is run by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in association with BGCI.
Dates of next course: 1 July - 26 August 2013
Length of course: 8 weeks
Course venue: the course is based in the Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives building at Kew
Course fee: £2,900
The fee covers the cost of tuition, all course notes and organised field trips. It does not include accommodation, subsistence or transport to RBG Kew from participants’ home countries.
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