Tourism and Hospitality Management Post Graduate Diploma with Co-op 2018-05-08T11:22:42+00:00

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Program Overview

The program provides an academic pathway for international and resident students with undergraduate degrees whose first language is not English to gain the competencies within the context of tourism and hospitality management and marketing.

The program explores the interrelationship between marketing and hospitality as well as tourism. Students will simultaneously upgrade their English competencies while exploring theoretical knowledge.

Career Opportunities

Hotel assistant manager, front desk manager, bed and breakfast operator, motel manager, reservations manager, ski resort manager, casino dealers supervisor, hotel clerk supervisor, reservations supervisor, tour guide supervisor, travel clerk supervisor.

Program Details

Course Length: 80 Hours

In this course, students will learn how the front office interacts with other departments, strategies for keeping the front desk profitable, and how e-commerce and social networking affect front office operations. The course provides new information on several technology-driven topics, including social media channels QR codes, tablet CP applications, mobile payments, and cloud computing concepts.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning theory and skills relevant to academic writing in the context of business. Language upgrading and advancing relevant academic skills are taught and practiced in the context of the course.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course focuses on a customer-oriented and practical approach for effectively marketing hotels and restaurants. It provides recourses and examples of exercises used by practicing hospitality sales and professionals. It also explores the increasing role of the Internet in sales and marketing.

Course Length: 80 Hours

The course consists of learning theory and practice area skills relevant to higher level Public Speaking / Presentation Skill competencies in the context of business and academic skills.

Course Length: 80 Hours

The course teaches the latest trends in hospitality human resources. Students will learn how to attract employees, minimize turnover, and maximize productivity by using the latest human resource strategies. The course also introduces the impact of the post-recession economy on recruiting, selection, retention, and turnover.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning theory and skills relevant to digital branding in the context of digital media and the interrelationship between this discipline and business. Language upgrading and advancing relevant academic skills are taught and practiced in the context of the course.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning theory and skills relevant to Project Marketing / Advertising in the context of business, language upgrading and advancing relevant academic skills.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the many entities that make up the hospitality and tourism industry in BC. Students will get an up-to-date look at the dynamic hospitality field through numerous examples, exhibits, and statistics.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course introduces students to the supervisory skills they will need to succeed in a hospitality career. It prepares students to meet the expectations of management, employees, and guests. Students will be able to identify key supervisory skills, develop effective communication skills, increase productivity and raise performance standards, and turn basic human resource functions into motivational strategies.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning skills relevant to searching for and finding jobs within the business sector and related sectors ahead of co-op placement in the program. Language upgrading and advancing relevant career skills are taught and practiced in the context of the course.

Co-op Length: 780 Hours

Requirements

  1. Must be at least 19 years of age and have at least a post-secondary diploma.
  2. Instruction is conducted in English. Students need to demonstrate that prior to enrollment they have the language abilities (see below) to successfully complete the program of their choice.
  3. Language requirement:
    1. Evidence of IELTS 6 (or equivalent) with no band under 5.5;
    2. Alternatively the student has studied at a regular institution such as a university where English is the language of instruction;
    3. Alternatively the student can pass the College’s ESL placement assessment which could include an interview.