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Hospitality Management – Post Graduate Diploma

Program Details

Length: 2 years

Total Credits: 62

Intake Terms: Fall

Campus: Tenth Street

Student Loans: This program is not eligible for Student Loans.

Credential Received

Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Overview

Program Summary

Build on your education and life experience with the Post-Graduate diploma in Hospitality Management. Business specialists such as human resource managers, marketing professionals, accountants, and entrepreneurs are among Canada’s top 10 highest paid personnel. The tourism sector is the fastest growing industry in BC; it already offers the most employment opportunities.

The two-year Post Graduate diploma in Hospitality Management will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the ever-changing and competitive business world in Canada, specifically the hospitality and tourism industry. The Post Graduate diploma in Hospitality Management includes a required paid 500 hour work term between year one and year two of studies. Students will be given the opportunity to interview for positions of their choice in the hospitality industry either locally, in larger cities, or in resort areas anywhere in Canada or abroad.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  • explain terms, concepts, and theories relevant to the Canadian hospitality industry.
  • demonstrate developing critical and creative thinking skills.
  • apply emerging problem solving skills.
  • communicate effectively and efficiently in various formats to a variety of stakeholders, consistent with industry expectations.
  • outline professional and ethical standards within their field.
  • conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner in academic and work-related environments.
  • apply basic accounting principles as required.
  • apply the basic principles of organizational behaviour and human resource management.
  • describe and explain principles of leadership.
  • competently use standard industry technology in operations, communication, and record keeping/data collection.
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of industry operations and their value to the economy.
  • apply industry specific government health, safety, and environmental standards and regulations.

Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Completion of a two-year diploma or Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or English speaking institution from another country, or equivalent training and experience.
  • English Studies 12 with a minimum of 67% or higher, IELTS 6.5 overall band score for international applicants, or equivalent on other internationally recognized English Language Proficiency Tests. If a student applies with an IELTS 6.0+overall score (with no band less than 5.5) then they will be required to enroll in EASL 066 - College Preparation - Research Writing and must obtain a passing grade of 65% before enrolling in PGHM 259 Management Communications

Additional Requirements

Student must acknowledge that they are in good health, able to stand for long periods of time, and able to lift up to 25 kg.

Program Courses

Term 1

Required courses

PGHM 099Computer Applications &

1.00

PGHM 150Introduction To Tourism

3.00

PGHM 155Computer Applications

3.00

 

PGHM 159Business Communications

3.00

Or

TWC 164Business Communications I

3.00

 

PGHM 161Accommodation Management

3.00

PGHM 164Food And Beverage Cost

3

Term 2

Required courses

PGHM 151Marketing

3.00

PGHM 152Supervisory Housekeeping and Maintenance

3.00

PGHM 153Organizational Leadership

3.00

PGHM 162Supervisory Food and Beverage Service

3.00

PGHM 169Accounting

3.00

PGHM 172Kitchen Management/Food Preparation

3.00

PGHM 180Student Field Trip

1.00

Term 3

Required courses

PGHM 171Work Term

0.00

Term 4

Required courses

PGHM 263Mixology And Oenology

3.00

PGHM 268Budgeting and Entrepreneurial Training

3.00

PGHM 272Hospitality Law

3.00

 

PGHM 273Tourism and the Canadian Economy

3.00

Or

ECON 107Principles Of Microeconomics

3.00

 

PGHM 275Hospitality Computer Applications

3.00

Term 5

Required courses

PGHM 254Human Resources Management

3.00

 

PGHM 259Management and Cross Cultural Communcations

3.00

Or

TWC 165Business Communications II

3.00

 

PGHM 265Food Service Management

3.00

PGHM 282Dining Room And Event Management

3.00

PGHM 270Convention, Sales and Catering Services

3.00

 

PGHM 315Leadership

3.00

Or

ADMN 315Leadership

3.00