Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Strategic Planning for Recreation, Park, and Tourism Organizations
R468 | 17929 | Charles Chancellor

Description of course content:
Study of strategic and comprehensive planning, its application and
process to include management components and influences.  Emphasis
will be placed upon the planning process, public engagement
techniques, research methods, trends analysis and planning models as
they relate to recreation and tourism organizationsí identification
of a desired future.

Required Book List: Tourism Planning, 4th Ed. By Clare Gunn and
Turgut Var

Summary of Assignments:  Special topic papers on current planning
issues, presentation on planning method with the goal of alleviating
a negative tourism impact, and the final project is a destination
planning paper based upon viability and community needs.