Helen Gimbo


  • Tutor (On Study Leave)
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
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  • Tel: (+675) 424 1707
  • EXT: 707


Qualifications: PGCHETL (DWU), Bachelor of Business Tourism (SCU)

Ms Gimbo has a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching & Learning (DWU, Madang) and Bachelor of Business majoring in Tourism (SCU, Australia). Previously a tutor at Divine Word University for four years (2005-08) in the Tourism & Hospitality Department, Ms Gimbo recently rejoined the department after working with Holiday Inn Port Moresby as HR Training Coordinator and with PNG Ports Corporation Ltd head office in Port Moresby as Senior HR Learning & Development Officer.

Ms Gimbo is a certified ILO (International Labour Organisation) Port worker Development Programme Instructor (Stet Maritime Pty Ltd, Singapore) and possesses a Train the Trainer Certificate (PNGHRI, POM) and Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (Learning Potential International Pty Ltd, Adelaide).

Her industry experience at Holiday Inn Hotel involved managing the in-house and external training of the hotel staff. As senior work place trainer and assessor at PNG Ports her major role was to work closely with the national Learning & Development Manager in coordinating and implementing annual training plans for PNG PCL staff nationwide. Whilst working with PNG Ports Corporation, Ms Gimbo initiated the first MBA online studies program for high potential managers as a corporate management retention strategy. Her interests are in tourism planning and development, tourism management and human resource management and development.