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HRTM12-204: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Description

Managers in tourism and hospitality organisations need to have a wide range of skills and knowledge to successfully navigate in competitive and dynamic international markets. They must be adept at managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders including business owners, brand or chain managers, staff, customers, suppliers and government agencies. In this subject, you will learn about the key challenges, innovations and issues shaping tourism and hospitality now and in the future and develop skills and knowledge that could lead to a successful international management career in these industries.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: HRTM12-204
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Bond Business School
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Business, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Describe the structure of the tourism and hospitality industries and the economic contributions of these sectors at national and international level. 2. Describe the key skills required by managers in the tourism and hospitality industries and strategies for developing those skills. 3. Describe management strategies for service delivery organisations. 4. Discuss key issues related to corporate social responsibility for tourism and hospitality organisations. 5. Discuss the role of government in regulation and promotion of the tourism and hospitality industries. 6. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various tourism product distribution systems. 7. Evaluate case studies to identify critical success factors for tourism and hospitality businesses.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
    Teaching census: 11/02/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
Teaching census: 11/02/2022