What Others Say

What Others Say

 

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An engaging and interesting course—the training enabled me to gain new skills and expand my outdoor safety toolkit. I now feel much better prepared to handle situations in the field than I did before.

Kate Johnston, Account Manager,

Our Little Planet

Tioman Island, Malaysia 

Highly recommend the Viristar outdoor program risk management training course. Jeff has an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject; greatly experienced and a very adept facilitator of the theory.

Phil Austen-Smith, Expedition Director,

Ability Expeditions

Malaysian Borneo

Working with Viristar on training our staff in outdoor safety was highly appreciated. The training provided was conducted in a highly professional manner backed up by years of experience in the field. The attention to detail and the clear communication with Viristar made working with them easy and pleasurable.

Mariya Ivanova Georgieva, Program Coordinator,

Outward Bound Vietnam, Cát Hải, Bình Định Province, Vietnam

Viristar’s training course gave lots of valuable information on risk management. The detailed resources provided help advance the outdoor adventure education field. I recommend Viristar’s risk management workshop for any outdoor professional.

Huang Yahan, Executive Director,

Overseas & Experiential Education Curriculum Planning, 

Youth Dreams Association, Macau

The two-day risk management training was a wonderful learning experience for me. Whether you are a pro or just starting your career in outdoor education, this training will help you to be well prepared for your programs. A well conducted program suited for everyone in OE and adventure travel.

Amit Arora, Outdoor

Educator, Founder,

OutdoorEducation.in 

The course highlighted areas that need greater awareness for our program, and how we can improve our approach to safety and risk management.

 

Usefulness of training:

Michael Cumes, Head of Visiting Schools Program 

Traidhos Visiting Schools Program, 

Chiang Mai Thailand

Viristar's training and consulting services are valuable for any outdoor program looking for the best in risk management standards and practices.  Viristar provides useful resources and customized services that can help your organization excel!

Chris Li, Operations Manager, 

Terratribes, Yangshuo China

Viristar's risk management services provide detailed, insightful resources that can bring best-in-class risk management systems to outdoor programs anywhere.

John Lin, Founder,

Miasan Outdoor Center,

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

We have been extremely pleased with the outdoor safety-related trainings provided by Jeff Baierlein, backed by his extensive risk management experience and outdoor industry knowledge.  We look forward to having Jeff return to continue to provide continued world-class trainings for our outdoor program.

Gabriel Cote-Valiquette,

Program Coordinator,

Keilir Adventure Studies, Reykjanesbær, Iceland

Viristar delivered a high quality training and I would recommend it to any outdoor program.  The trainers were experienced and dynamic.  The information presented was relevant to the participants, and there were great hands-on activities to make the learning come alive. I was particularly impressed with the ability of the trainers to adapt the delivery to best suit the audience. Highly recommended.

Si Dilks, General Manger (former),

ChinaClimb & Insight Adventures,

Yangshuo China

An extremely useful, important and informative course…gave me the confidence to manage a recent overseas trips and act as an advisor to my peers who are planning various programs across the school. A very enjoyable and worthwhile program.

Kelvin Fawcett,

EAL Teacher, Windsor House Tutor,

Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong

Before you plan and organize outdoor activities, you should attend Viristar’s Risk Management course…in the course, you’ll learn essential know-how and how to reduce the risk of accidents. I therefore highly recommend the Risk Management course from Viristar.

Lucas Song,

Owner & CEO,

Taiwan Discovery

Very informative. The course material 'Risk Management for Outdoor Programs' is a comprehensive guide to safety and risk management. I would recommend this training for any educational leaders in outdoor learning.

Rob White,

Experiential Outdoor Learning Coordinator, 

Discovery Bay International School

The Risk Assessment workshop was an excellent platform for us as an organization to learn and adapt best practices in the field of risk management…we really appreciate the “big picture” approach to risk management which gives us the flexibility to adjust our own systems based on the environment that we are working on.

Alexander Cabangon,

Experiential Learning Coordinator,

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy

The scope of risk management material and topics was helpful. The case studies and stories really help to bring the theory into focus and communicate the importance of best practices. Jeff's many years of first-hand experience are invaluable resources to anyone desiring to be a high quality adventure/back country provider.

Brenden Miller, 

Myanmar Adventure Outfitters

Great insight into risk management—took a lot away to implement back at my workplace. Very well run.  Great course!

Liam Warren,

Risk Management & Operations,

Harrow International School

Bangkok

Viristar's risk management training is very high quality and should become a must have training for any outdoor organization seeking to ensure excellence in risk management for their programs. Jeff Baierlein the facilitator is very professional and is excellent in creating scenarios that give clear reasoning on how to deal with emergency situations."

Jeff Lohrmann, Human Resources Manager, 

Insight Adventures,

Yangshuo China

I would expect a combination of in the field experience coupled with intellectual rigor from Viristar.  I have spent many hours on Risk Management with Jeff Baierlein and when I want to talk through a tough question I always want to speak with Jeff.

Jeff Nicholson,

Risk Management Committee Chair,

Boojum Institute, Anza CA

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