A professional study tour is a travel experience with specific learning goals. In getting to the heart of a particular operation and meeting with competent individuals able to easily communicate the desired goal, the tour emphasize experiential learning and offer both group and self-directed activities that enable learners to explore new methods, territories, cultures and people.
Today's business climate is both dynamic and complex. Professionals and specialists like scientists, engineers, planners, information technology (IT) experts etc., are increasingly requested to undertake more complex, critical and task-driven projects.
Study tours and Networking programs have become huge knowledge sharing mechanisms that bring experts, professionals and functionaries in public and private sector offices together and creates opportunities for interaction with their contemporaries in successful environments. It exposes the challenges that these officers face in their daily routine and provides them with systematic pathways for addressing these issues.
Study tours offer experiential learning opportunities for participants to assess comparative advantages and identify new or existing opportunities and partnerships.
Program duration, varies but last between 1 to 2 weeks and are in the following areas:
- Arts & Culture
- Contemporary & Alternative Energy
- Crisis and Terrorism
- Environmental Management
- Local Economic Development (LED)
- Population and People Services
- Public Policy Development & Implementation
- Road & Transportation Infrastructure
- Roads and Infrastructural
- Teacher Development
- Trade Union Matters
- Urban Management
- Waste Management
- Water Resources