Museum Management in the U.S.
October 2-6, 2013
CCWA will host 14 visitors from China and will focus on enhancing participants’ knowledge and understanding of museum management and cultural preservation in the United States. The program will examine best practices and challenges pertaining to the many facets of museum management, ranging from funding and public outreach to collections care and exhibit curation. The program will explore ways in which American museums interpret history and culture; engage and strengthen local communities; highlight different cultures; and promote civic awareness and tourism. Participants will have opportunities to meet with counterparts and visit a broad range of American museums.
Advancing Civic Engagement and Leadership
October 27-30, 2013
CCWA will host visitors from Belarus for a program with a focus on civic engagement and leadership. While in the United States, these visitors will look at NGO management, capacity building, and volunteer engagement. While they all come from different backgrounds an important component of their visit will look at U.S. civic engagement in the areas of youth entrepreneurship and preventing human trafficking.
Health Administration and Economics
November 4-24, 2013
CCWA will host visitors from Belarus for a program designed for health administrators and managers. Belarus’ healthcare is in the middle of transition from the centrally governed system aimed at maintaining the health of masses of people on a reasonably good level to a patient focused system represented by a variety of private and government-owned service providers. These visitors will attend meetings to discuss issues and topics such as current healthcare reform in the United States, the role of primary healthcare as opposed to specialized services, healthcare management, economics and funding, and medical education in the United States.