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Academic Program

One-Year Certificate Program

in Hotel and Tourism Operations

 

I-TIM’s one-year certificate program in Hotel and Tourism Operations is primarily designed for people who already have a degree in another field but wish to work either in the hotel or travel and tourism industry.

Program

Students will follow the syllabus of the Certificate in Hotel and Tourism Industry Management. This introduces the concept of Hotel and Tourism Management, examines the practical, business functions of a hotel from a supervisor/junior management perspective, tourism management, European culinary and restaurant service and management.

By the end of the first year students will understand the practical elements of the running of a modern hotel. Students will also have an understanding of the social and economic environment in which hotels operate and the role of organizations within that environment. Moreover, they will gain an understanding of both restaurant services and European culinary techniques.

Swiss-American Curriculum

Our program was developed from the American Science of Hospitality Management and the Swiss System of Service Practice. Each program includes a five month internship program.

Course outline

Required Subjects CREDITS
COM 280 Computer System for Hotels 3
ENG 130  English Conversation 1 3
ENG 131 English Business Communications 1 3
ENG 132  English Grammar 3
FOM 280 Front Office Management 3
HKO 170 Housekeeping Operations 3
HKM 171 Housekeeping Management 3
HSM 210 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 3
IAT   240 International Airline Ticketing  3
IHM  110 Introduction to Hotel Management 3
ITR   140  Introduction to Tourism 3
PET  130 Professional Ethics 3
TAO  240 Travel Agency Organization and Operations 3
TOM 140  Transportation Operations and Management 3
Total credits 42
Second SEMESTER
HTT 191 Hotel/Tourism Training (Internship) 4
Total credits(2 Semesters) 46