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The Professional in Destination Management (PDM) certificate program provides those new to the destination organization side of the industry or those who are looking to deepen their understanding of the fundamentals of destination marketing, management and sales, with cutting-edge education and the critical skills and knowledge necessary to start or further their careers in the travel and tourism industry.
The updated PDM certificate program is available online, on-demand 24/7. The program is designed to help you build specific competencies in destination organization management by completing a defined educational curriculum, developed by industry experts. Participants will learn:
- How destination organizations and the various departments within an organization function
- The role of a destination organization within a community
- How destination organizations enhance and benefit their communities
- How to sell your destination to business and leisure travelers.
The program consists of two courses which are purchased as a package. Each course requires about 6 hours of seat time, which includes watching module videos, completing knowledge check quizzes, and passing the final course assessment. Users will have 90 days from the date of registration to complete the entire program. Extensions will not be granted. Upon successful completion of the Professional in Destination Management coursework and the post-course assessments, users will receive a certificate of completion from Destinations International.
The PDM program is comprised of two courses, purchased as a package. Both courses are required and must be successfully completed to receive the Professional in Destination Management Certificate of Completion