Call for Applications: ‘Sustainable Heritage Management Masterclass on Designing Public-Private Partnerships’, November – December 2022

Call for Applications: ‘Sustainable Heritage Management Masterclass on Designing Public-Private Partnerships’, November – December 2022

UNESCO Bangkok is calling for applications for the ‘Sustainable Heritage Management Masterclass on Designing Public-Private Partnerships’, which will be conducted online from November through December 2022. This second course has been developed as part of UNESCO’s Innovating Models for Sustainable Heritage Management Masterclass Series.

The UNESCO Masterclass Series offers a deep dive into innovative heritage management case studies in the region, including World Heritage properties and selected UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation projects. Each Masterclass unveils various competences needed in managing the selected heritage site. Guided by expert facilitators, participants will interact with project teams and solve challenges by applying essential, newly acquired tools.

The Masterclass Series covers knowledge and skills outlined in the UNESCO Competence Framework for Cultural Heritage Management. It is developed by UNESCO Bangkok in cooperation with Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW and Think City Institute, with support from the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation.

MASTERCLASS ON DESIGNING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS 
Featuring: Fort Cornwallis, George Town World Heritage Site, Penang, Malaysia

This course will explore the public-private partnerships (PPP) driving the conservation and management of Fort Cornwallis within the World Heritage Site in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Unpack the lessons learned from this case, and learn how to design a partnership scheme among various stakeholders for the sustainable management of a heritage property. 

Duration: 1.5 months, November through December 2022
Application Deadline: 14 October 2022 (EXTENDED)

By taking this course, participants can expect to:

•    Develop strategic public-private partnership proposals for managing a heritage property;
•    Acquire new competences (skills and knowledge) relevant to cultural heritage management, with a focus on the managerial competences defined by UNESCO (such as organizational governance/heritage planning/strategic management; human capital management; financial management; communication/collaboration/coordination; and 
•    Apply analytical thinking and problem-solving tools in a heritage management context. 
This online course is a combination of self-paced learning and interactive, live tutorial sessions. Participants will join plenary discussions and engage in group work and mentoring sessions. At the conclusion of the class, participants will receive feedback on their work from the project team, course facilitators and organizers, and external commentators. 

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For more information: https://thinkcityinstitute.org/sustainable-heritage-masterclass-ppp/ 
Inquiries: Ms Injee Kim, Course Coordinator, Culture Unit, UNESCO Bangkok, i.kim(at)unesco.org

poster of the masterclass

Learn more about the UNESCO Competence Framework for Cultural Heritage Management:
https://bangkok.unesco.org/content/competence-framework-cultural-heritage-management