International Hotel Management (Certificate)

This program is designed for students seeking an internationally recognized Hotel Management credential. A selection of courses over 12 weeks gives students an understanding of the activities required to manage business operations in the hotel industry. This program is certified by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AH&LA) to meet professional industry standards.

Program Benefits

This program is intended to prepare a student for a career in hotel management. At the end of this program, students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of management operations within the hotel industry; including human resources, financial management, front office management and marketing.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma, High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent.
  • Students must meet one of the following language requirements: Canadian College English Placement test 125; Smrt English 125; IELTS 5.0 overall with a minimum score of 4.5 in each section; TOEFL iBT 45; CAEL 40.
12 Weeks (300hrs)
*This program has been approved by the Registrar, in accordance with the Ministry of Advanced Education.

Curriculum

HOSP 103 Hospitality Today - An introduction

This course has been substantially updated to reflect safety and security issues of current concern within the hospitality industry. This third edition presents best practices and guidance related to risk management in the hospitality workplace. Content takes a broader and more global view of the issues, and focuses on identification and mediation of a variety of safety and security concerns. Topics include:Security and Safety in the Lodging Industry, Legal Aspects of Loss Prevention, Guestroom Security Equipment,Lodging Safety Equipment, Security Procedures Covering Guest Concerns, Departmental Responsibilities in Guest and Asset, Protection, Emergency Management and Media Relations, Protection of Funds, Employee Safety, Insurance and Risk Management.

HOSP 241 - Food and Beverage Management

In this course students can learn the foundation they need to make smart decisions in food and beverage operations. The course addresses ways in which food and beverage operations have adapted management and operating tactics from other industries, what operations are doing to maintain or improve quality standards while reducing expenses, and how high-tech strategies are being used to give customers greater value for their dining dollars.

HOSP 250 - Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

This Supervision in the Hospitality Industry course is designed to introduce students to the proper understanding of effective communication, supervisory responsibilities, orientation and training, managing productivity and controlling labor costs, evaluating and coaching, discipline, special supervisory concern, team-building , motivation through leadership, managing conflict, time management and managing change.

HOSP 333 - Managing Front Office Operations

AH&LA course: This course reflects the increased role of technology in front office operations, including e-commerce The course also outlines strategies and action steps for what to do when technology fails and you have to fall back on manual operations.

HOSP 338 - Housekeeping Management

AH&LA course: This course is designed to provide students with the principles of housekeeping management as they apply specifically to the hospitality industry.

Students must choose 1 of the following elective courses depending upon availability.

HOSP 261 Basic Hotel Accounting

Provides a basis for understanding hospitality accounting concepts and procedures, the processing of hospitality financial data, and the flow of financial information in the accounting cycle that results in the production of financial statements.

HOSP 346 - Managing Beverage Service

AH&LA course: This course lays the groundwork for a basic understanding of beverage service by explaining the beverage service process, describing the types of positions commonly found in beverage operations, and focusing on such beverages as beer, spirits, and wine. Included in the course are instructions on responsible alcohol service, supervisory techniques, and procedures for entry-level beverage service positions.

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