Overview

6 February – 28 April 2023

This 12 week course is designed to equip conservation professionals with a complete range of skills to maximise their effectiveness at managing or participating in conservation projects. You will learn the latest theory and practice of endangered species recovery, and gain a wide variety of skills in facilitation, management and leadership.

Who is it for?

To be eligible, you must:

  1. be employed in the field of conservation or in teaching conservation-related topics at graduate or postgraduate level, or be working towards such employment;
  2. if employed, have the support of your employer and confirmation that, should you be selected, you will be returning to your place of employment after training;
  3. be sufficiently fluent in English to follow technical presentations, read scientific papers, and write short proposals.

Please note that this is an intensive course with a considerable workload.

“The course changed my life, not only professionally but also personally” DESMAN course participant.
“I know the course will definitely have a positive impact on my professional career. I updated my LinkedIn profile, highlighting my skills in management & leadership in biodiversity conservation and I have already received a request to send my CV for a potential job”. DESMAN course participant.