SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND CATERING MANAGEMENT

International Hotel and Catering Management 

Course Duration

2 1/2 Years

Objective

This is a programme aimed at giving an overview of the international hotel and catering concepts.

Hotel and Catering Management students get to understand how the industry impacts on the economy and its relationship with other sectors in the service industry and specifically the Tourism Industry.

Being a management course, candidates are taken through various programs aimed at equipping them with both practical and theoretical management skills.

Besides good customer service skills and staff relations, students are also introduced to the Business sense of Hospitality outlets like cost control, planning, organization, and maximizing of profits.

Course Structure and Schedule 

First Year

This comprises theory and practical lessons covering the following:

-Front Office Operations and Administration.

-Front Office Operations Practicals.

-Culinary Theory.

-Food Production Practicals

-Restaurant Services

-Restaurant Services Practicals

-Housekeeping and Accommodation Management

-Housekeeping and Accommodation Management Practical

-Fundamentals of Hotels and Catering Industry

-International Business Communication

-Professional Techniques in Tour Operations

-International Language

-Computer Proficiency

Second Year

Students study the following areas:

-Food and Beverage Management

-Public Relations

-Marketing Hotel and Tourism Products

-Hospitality Management

-Hotel and Catering Law

-Human Resource Management in Hospitality

-Entertainment and leisure Facility Management.

-Events and Banqueting Management.

-Accounting and Finance.

-Entrepreneurship

Third Year

The following areas are covered:

-Strategic Management in Hospitality

-Organizational Behaviour in Hospitality

-Economics and Hospitality

-Environmental Management

-Customer Service

 

Industrial Attachment

We guarantee a one year industrial attachment in five star hotels in two sessions of 6 months each.

 

Examination Body

Students sit international examinations set and certified by ICM (Institute of Commercial Management) London UK.

 

Award

On successful completion of the programme, candidates are awarded An Associate Degree in Hospitality Management.

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates in this course can end up working in Hotels, Restaurants, NGOs, Clubs, Government Institutions and other Hospitality outlets where they can be employed as Supervisors, Departmental Assistants, or head of departments and eventually as overall managers.