Prepare for success in global tourism, hospitality and conventions. Graduates will be qualified to work in hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, on cruise ships and more. Gain broad skills and knowledge that will provide a foundation for success in a variety of careers in this growing global industry.

 

  • Develop a diverse skillset and knowledge to start a career in the global hospitality, tourism, travel and convention industries
  • Earn additional certifications from the internationally recognized American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)
  • Instructors are highly qualified industry professionals with current experience in the hospitality field
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian work experience by taking the co-op program option

Campus

Vancouver
Toronto

Program Length

ACADEMIC

36 weeks

COOP

74 weeks

Start Dates

Jan 3, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, May 23, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 10, Nov 6, Dec 4


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Program Courses

Get an introduction to the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants,  
clubs, cruise ships and casino hotels, from a management perspective. Topics include: business ethics, franchising, management contracts, marketing and sales and advertising.

This course is a comprehensive guide covering basic functions of the contemporary convention and visitors’ bureau (CVB). Students will learn how destination management organizations depend on intertwined relationships involving hosts and guests, and suppliers and consumers, as well as complex networks of residents, government officials, and CVB leaders and employees.

Get a comprehensive introduction to hospitality accounting concepts and procedures, the processing of hospitality financial data, and the flow of financial information in the accounting cycle that results in the production of financial statements.

Discover how to build a top-flight sales team with creative, successful sales and marketing programs that really work. This course shows how to sell rooms and food and beverage services to business and leisure travelers, travel agents, and meeting planners.

This course provides the background every graduate will need in today's rapidly changing global marketplace. It prepares students to plan, develop, market, and manage hotels in the international arena. It gives students a solid foundation for understanding and managing cultural diversity in the workplace, and underscores the importance of protocol in international interactions.

Increase front office efficiency and help sales grow with the knowledge and  
skills gained from this course. Topics include revenue management and the latest technology applications. Learn how front office activities and functions affect other departments and how to manage the front office to ensure your property’s goals are met. Case studies and real-world examples offer a practical industry perspective.

Hospitality is a people industry, and this course shows how to manage the important human resources who provide services within a hospitality operation. Students will analyze contemporary issues and practices, as well as employment laws that have an impact on the way people are managed.

No property can be profitable without clean rooms and efficient housekeeping operations. Learn what it takes to manage this important department. This course provides a thorough overview, from the big picture of hiring and retaining quality staff, planning, and organizing, to the technical details for cleaning each area of the hotel.

2000

Service is the key to guest satisfaction. Learn how to plan for and successfully manage different types of food and beverage operations, including coffee shops, dining rooms, room service, banquets, on-site food service venues, and more. You’ll gain management know-how, planning skills, and hands-on techniques for consistently delivering quality service in every type of operation. Case studies by industry experts encourage you to think critically about situations you may face on the job.

Gain solid grounding in hospitality technology and the management of information systems. Content includes applications for all functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales and event man.

This course takes a practical perspective in introducing you to the marketing of hotel, restaurants, and clubs. Topics include market segmentation, marketing research, sales, advertising, public relations, promotions, packaging, pricing strategies, revenue maximization, and travel purchasing systems.

2000

Learn how to develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques.

During the co-op work placement, students will put their skills into practise in a local workplace in a position related to their specific program objectives. Students will be required to complete job tasks as assigned to them by the employer. In addition, students are required to provide regular feedback (monthly, mid-term and final) on their placement experience to Greystone College using prescribed reporting forms.

2000

This course follows up with students after their work placement. It provides the student with a new perspective of their goals and achievements and prepares them to take the next step when they leave the program.

2000

In this course, students will prepare for the Canadian workplace. This course is very useful to students registered in a co-op program. It rapidly prepares students to apply for jobs and ensures their résumés and cover letters are to the business standard. Additionally, it helps students through the process of applying for a tax file number (SIN).

2000

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