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Osama Cori

Explore Jordan was founded by Osama Cori "Al-Rabayah".

Osama started his career life as an Engineer, specialized in computer networks, but after 5 years of professional experience his passion took over, and he decided to dedicate his life for the outdoors and the development of eco and adventure tourism in Jordan.

Osama has gained international guiding experience through studying and guiding in different continents of the world, below a summary of his experience:

My CV:

Eco-Training Year Course
Eco-Training, South Africa (one of the finest training companies for Eco-Tourism and nature guiding in Africa).
Spent a Training Year in Kruger National Park and Surrounding Reserves.
May, 2012 – March, 2013

BCs in Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Hashemite University, Al-Zarqa, Jordan
GPA 3.52/4.0 (Rating Excellent, honor student).
September, 2004 – May, 2008

- Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) Diploma, SOLO medical
School, NH, USA: 170+ hours.
- Train of Trainers (TOT), SOLO medical School, NH, USA.
- Bird Watching Guide, Jordan, Certified by Bird Life international.
- ICOPro Level 3 Canyoneer.
- Eco-Training, Southern Africa. Level 1 Field Guide.
- FGASA (Field Guide Association of Southern Africa) Level 1.
- Eco-Training, Southern Africa. Basic Birding.
- Eco-Training, Southern Africa. Trails Guide.
- Cyber Tracker Tracking & Signs – Level 3.
- FGASA (Field Guide Association of Southern Africa), Trails Guide.
- Eco-Training Navigation & Orientation.
- Eco-Training Advanced Birding.
- Green Computer Networking Specialized Certificates.
- Design of Electrical Installation Works.

-  Computer Networking Specialized Certificates:
    Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Desktop Administrator, Server Administrator.
    Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
    Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA): Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
    Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuration, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, Configuring, Windows 7, Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration, Windows Server Virtualization, Configuration, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Configuration, Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006, Configuration.
   Microsoft Certified Professional      (MCP).
   Kaspersky Anti-Virus (KL DST) Data Security LAN Windows.


Entrepreneur in Explore Jordan
Explore Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
Full time
May, 2007 – present
Explore Jordan company provides development consultation; training and guiding
specialized in adventure and nature tourism.

  • Managed and put company strategies
  • Delivered training courses in the fields of, local and nature guiding, Home stays running and management, leadership skills, wilderness first aid and wilderness first responder courses.
  • Guiding and organizing tourism - adventure and nature- excursions, Canyoning, Trails hiking and Nature observation.
  • Community outreach, scouting and trail designing for The Jordan Trail.

Eco-Tourism Development
Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), Amman, Jordan.
Fulltime (as Part of the USAID Tourism Development Project)
March, 2013 – May, 2014

  •  Managed and developed Ajloun forest Lodge (which included managing the tourism employees in the site).
  •  Working with the locals to develop socio-economical project in Ajloun area.
  •  Participate with the stakeholders In Ajloun area to develop the tourism strategies in the area.
  •  Compiled filed manual for Ajloun Forest Reserve.
  •  Developed the first Oryx Safari in Jordan at Al-Shomari Reserve.
  •  Co-operation with JTB for National Outdoor 'Adventure' Development Program.
  •  Developed and ran basic nature guides training course.

Safari Guide
Mvuu Camp, Wilderness Safari, Liwonde National Park, Malawi.
September 2012 - February 2013
-  Developed and guided different Safari trips, Walking, Boat and Drive Safari in a
big 5 reserve.

  •  Helped in guests’ hospitality, welcoming and hosting.
  •  Helped in different tasks in the lodge operation.
  •  Developed and ran Nature Guides Skills training for the local guides.
  •  Participated in conservation work.

Senior System Engineer, Microsoft Infrastructure Solutions & Support
Specialized Technical Services (STS), Amman, Jordan.
Full time
September, 2008 – May 2012
§   Planned and implemented Green computing solutions using Virtualization Solution (Microsoft & Citrix).
§   Microsoft Network Infrastructure planning and surveys.
§   Implemented, supported, maintained and documented Microsoft Products such as: Active Directory, Exchange, ISA, TMG, Lync Server and system center family.
§   Implement Microsoft high availability solutions for different products.
§   Worked on third Party products such as: XenServer, XenApp, XenDesktop, Kaspersky Anti-virus 6, and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.
§   Troubleshooting and analysis of Server errors and performance.

§   Handled and solved customer complaints.

- Leadership, team building and communication skills in different levels with different nationalities, I have delivered different team building and leadership training as part of the training programs offered by Explore Jordan.
- I am currently a board member in Jordan Bird-Watching Association.
- Being a team player and good team builder by helping companies to build team spirit within their employees.
- Creative thinking and initiative action, I have launched different initiatives for
nature conservation and outdoor education.
- Ability to work under pressure with attention to details.
- Wildlife photography, I have attended various basic photography courses and I have been developing my photography skills over the last couple of years.
- Blogging and writing articles for public media, through my blog and website below:

 Arabic: primary language.
 English: proficient in reading, writing, and speaking.

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