Tourism & Hospitality Management Program

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The Tourism / Hospitality Management Program prepares students for entry-level designation management positions with opportunities to work in areas related to: Food and Beverage Management; Marketing; Front Office Procedures: Transportation; Tours and Ticketing.

Graduates from this program also earn AHLA (American Hotel and Lodging Association) certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate leadership competencies
  • Provide responsible and professional hospitality services
  • Supervise front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house hotel and restaurant operations
  • Analyze emerging hospitality industry trends and innovations
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to make sound management decisions and recommendations
  • Describe the scope of the tourism industry
  • Describe and understand the five sectors of the tourism/hospitality industry and their economic impact
  • Apply the principles and practices of guest and customer services
  • Productively use industry software including SABRE
  • Communicate effectively using various communication channels

 

Diploma Program

Total Program Hours:
740 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
37 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Career Opportunities

Destination Coordinator
Reservations Agent
Travel Consultant
Admission Requirements:
  • Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals)
  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and may be required to do an entrance assessment (with a minimum composite score of 42)

Note: English level assessment will be required for international students (with a minimum score of 20/40 in language).

Diploma Requirements:
  • 60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete
University Transfer Programs

Through our pathway programs, students can complete a Tourism / Hospitality Management diploma in the first 9 months at Sprott Shaw and then pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Management at City University in Canada. Contact an advisor to learn more.

Learn more about our other Pathway Programs here.

* Tourism & Hospitality Management Program was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.

Courses List

This 37 week Diploma program requires the student to complete the following courses.

  • Computer basics/file management
  • Goal setting, note-taking, problem-solving, teamwork
  • Overview of policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to use MS Word and MS PowerPoint

  • Interview techniques
  • Create a Career Development Marketing Plan
  • Apply aspects of professionalism
  • Identify target markets and employment resources

  • Management fundamentals
  • Cost and pricing strategies
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Menu management

  • Understand the roles of destination management organizations and convention and visitors bureaus play in the tourism industry
  • All aspects of organization operations are covered

  • Hotel organization, front office

  • Effective techniques
  • Selling the dream

  • Meetings & conventions market
  • Food service & service-related issues

  • Railways of the world and rail tour terminology
  • Car rental procedures and motor coach transportation
  • Insurance-related to car rentals

  • Terminology
  • Selling cruises

  • Itinerary planning
  • Insurance
  • Tour terminology

  • International and domestic itineraries
  • Airline accounting - BSP
  • Ticketing functions and related documents
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