Professional in Destination Management (PDM) Certificate

Redesigned and presented in partnership with George Washington University

The Professional in Destination Management (PDM) program provides destination management professionals cutting-edge education and empowers entry to mid-level professionals with the skills and knowledge critical to successful destination management and marketing. 

Upon successful completion of the required seven courses, students will receive a Professional in Destination Management Certificate from The George Washington University School of Business and Destinations International. 

Online and Face-to-Face Learning

The comprehensive educational program includes seven core courses – three conducted in a classroom setting and four available online – and is available to individuals interested in the travel and tourism industry.  

The core content areas include:

  • The fundamentals of destination organizations
  • Destination development and management
  • Governance and finance
  • Destination organization operations
  • Membership and communications
  • Marketing and research
  • Sales and group services 

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Registration

The Fundamentals course will debut the program during Destinations International's Annual Convention on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Register Now

Onsite Course Fees for Members: US$595 
Online Course Fees for Members: US$495