Monday, July 4, 2011

Executive Elephant Management and Facility Design Course in Hamburg

Executive Elephant Management and Facility Design Course in Hamburg

Dear All,

Additionally to the famous First European Elephant Management School we would like to draw your attention on the following course.

After the great success of our "First European Elephant Management School" ( which runs since nine years, we have been regularly asked by several executives out of the zoo business to offer a comprehensive course on the topics of elephant management, breeding, conservation and facility design.

Due to this request and the great success of the course last year we will offer the "Executive Elephant Management & Facility Design Course 2011" again.

We managed to get great lecturers who are very experienced and internationally recognized experts in their fields. We are sure that this course will get as interesting and as the Elephant Management School.

The language of the course will be English and it will run over two and a half days. Some of main topics that will be covered are:

- Feasibility studies
- Strategic development planning and master planning
- Concept development ("Impact of a flagship species")
- Project reviews- Project development
- Project planning and Project design
- Modeling
-Architecture-Exhibit design (for the animal, the keeper and of course for the visitor)
-Technical realization-Costs and Controlling
-Project management

Operational Management (on the example of elephants):
-Elephant Management
-Team building and decision making
-Edutainment Shows and Training
-Behavioral enrichment

Elephant Conservation:
-Conservation and science in situ
-Finding the right conservation project for your exhibit.

Additional information, especially on the different lecturers can be gathered at:

 Please mark that this comprehensive course is mainly for directors and other executives in the zoo business. The number of participants is limited, so if you are interested please register as soon as convenient for you.

In case of a registration please fill in the attached registration form and fax it back to +49-40-53 00 33-398. Special accommodation rates are offered for this course by the Lindners Parkhotel Hagenbeck (

For further information please contact my assistance Dr. Adriane Prahl:

We are looking forward to hearing from you and would like to welcome you soon in Hamburg

With best regards

Stephan Hering-Hagenbeck.

Dr. rer. nat. Stephan Hering-Hagenbeck


Tierpark und Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck

Executive Managing Director / CEO

Tierpark Hagenbeck

Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft mbH

Postal address:

P. O. Box 540 930

D-22509 Hamburg


Residential address:

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2

D-22527 Hamburg/ Germany

Phone: +49 40 53 00 33 - 335

Fax: +49 40 53 00 33 - 398

General Manager: Dr. Stephan Hering-Hagenbeck and Joachim Weinlig-HagenbeckRegistergericht: Amtsgericht Hamburg HRB 43 299


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