This course is developed in response to meet the needs of candidates seeking employment in the Indian and the International Hospitality Industry, preparing students for a career in the Event Management, Hotel Industry, or Travel and Tourism by providing the students with the following:
Develop academic ability and competence appropriate for an operational career in the hospitality industry.
Develop an understanding of the management disciplines within the context of hospitality the hospitality industry and its global environment.
Develop technical competency, interpersonal skills and knowledge in the core areas of hospitality.
Acquire relevant skills for the management of technical operations, and engage with the hospitality consumer and service encounter.
Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills, work effectively independently and with others and take responsibility for their own learning and continuing personal and professional development.
Recognise and respond to moral, ethical, sustainability and safety issues, which directly pertain to the context of study including relevant legislation and professional codes of conduct.
The course structure will build and develop the students’ intellectual capabilities and skills applicable to the day-to-day operations in the hospitality industry. Intellectual progression will be achieved by increasing the breadth and complexity of the subject disciplines as students progress through the course.
Course Learning Outcomes:
During the course of study, students will:
Support personal and professional standards for honesty, values, and ethical decision-making.
Build up a framework of analysis to enable a student to identify central issues and problems in complex, comprehensive situations, to suggest alternative courses of action, and to present well supported detailed recommendations for future action.
Learn how to bridge the gap between theory and practice by developing an understanding of when and how to apply concepts and techniques learned.
Obtain knowledge of Hospitality Management issues and the global economy.
Obtain knowledge of the industrial structure of Hospitality Management and Tourism
Be able to apply this knowledge to a range of Hospitality Management and Tourism management issues.
Understand the technical and operational aspects of hospitality organisations.
Understand the marketing, finance and human resources context of hospitality management.
At the end of the course, the student will be able to provide learning evidence in:
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills, critical analysis, and creative thinking
Recognise and develop a range of solutions to operational problems within hospitality businesses.
Use and apply a range of techniques to analyse strategic as well as operational situations.
Develop appropriate strategic responses to particular business situations.
Assemble and synthesise data from a variety of sources and present reasoned arguments.
Critically analyse appropriate literature from a range of disciplines.
Analyse corporate case studies using a range of skills and techniques.