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Entry requirements: The equivalent of English B and 60 credits in Social Sciences or Humanities.

Selection: On the basis of previous university credits. Max. 165 credits may be taken into account.

Information about application for exchange students

  • Application SS18 week 13-17, fulltime100%, day. Application code: SH-44148
  • 17/09/2018 SS19 week 14-18, fulltime100%, day. Application code: SH-44183

Tourism Management

Course 7.5 credits

Students receive a thorough introduction to tourism management and its operations, and the course provides the students with operational skills that are essential for future employment in the tourism business and in destination organisations. The following areas are highlighted: sustainable tourism management, destination stakeholders and cultures, globalisation and travel patterns, leadership in tourism, the supply chain and service processes.


The information below comes from the syllabus and is valid from: spring semester 2018

Course design

Lectures, seminars and group work.

Learning outcomes

On completing the course, the student is able to:

  • present different aspects of professional management in the tourism system from different stakeholder perspectives using a sustainable approach.
  • describe different types of management strategies consistent with a tourist organisation's goals and how these may be applied in the organisation.
  • analyse and evaluate a tourist company's management processes, based on its role in the supply chain and the service management system.
  • - identify a destination's various stakeholders and analyse their role in the destination’ governance and organisation.
  • critically examine how a tourist company operates from local, regional, national and international perspectives using a sustainable approach.

Examination

  • Written group report
  • Individual written report
  • Oral presentation individually and in groups
  • Seminar participation
At most one (1) missing seminar occasion may, in consultation with the course coordinator, be compensated for via an individual written assignment.

Grading criteria will be distributed at course/module start.

Syllabus valid from spring semester 2018

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