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HRTM12-204: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Description

This subject introduces students to the current issues relevant to management of tourism and hospitality operations. Topics will include; industrial structure of tourism and leisure, challenges and strategies for managing service delivery, distribution systems for tourism products, tourism and transport, property owner-operator relations, and the role and influence of government.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeHRTM12-204
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Hotel and Tourism
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Students will be able to describe the key skills required by managers in the tourism and hospitality industries and the roles of education and experience in developing those skills.
2. Students will be able to describe the functions of management in the tourism and hospitality industries.
3. Students will be able to describe typical business structures of firms operating in the tourism and hospitality industries and conduct a SWOT analysis of a representative firm.
4. Students will be able to describe the key challenges, innovations and issues shaping the tourism and hospitality industries now and in the future.

Prerequisites

No Prior Knowledge Required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018