Taglit Birthright Israel

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Project Management Title of the presentation: Taglit Birthright Israel Submitted by: Beatrix-Monica Spitzer Matriculation Number(s): 1410570027 Cohort: 3 B Lecturer: Prof. (FH) Mag. Julius Dem Institution: Lauder Business School Hofzeile 18-20 1190 Wien Austria Vienna, 16.11.2015 1 Introduction This project celebrated its inception in December 1999 and over a quarter million young adults from more than 66 countries have participated in the ten day free trip to Israel. (Birthrightisrael, n.d.) The program’s main purpose is to organize an educational trip for Jewish young adults aged between 18 and 26. Moreover the project wants to provide a remarkable experience to many young Jewish people who had never been to this country before. Though this is an educational program, participant won’t be…show more content…
(Haughey, n.d.) The specific goal of this project is a trip around Israel. The demand of young people to join this event would satisfy the measurable goal. Attainable refers to the budget of the government of Israel. The realistic goal stands for a trip for 40 people in a group per country and the time frame is set to be 10 days. 4 Project Budget The main question of this project refers to the question: how is this plan financed? „The total budget of Taglit-Birthright Israel in 2011 was $87 million, which includes the contribution of the Government of Israel, major philanthropists, partner organizations – the Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Agency for Israel – and an increasing number of individual donors.” (Ruchama & Levi, 2011) Dates have shown that the average cost for one participant is $3000 and the average cost per bus is $120000. (Birthrightisrael,
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