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TO1008 - Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject introduces students to a management career in the tourism and hospitality industry, which includes hotels, food and beverage, meetings and conventions, recreation and leisure, cruise industry, gaming industry, transportation, club and event management. The goal of the subject is for the student to be able to evaluate the sectors of the hospitality, tourism and events industry to guide them in building a career in the industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • research and evaluate the growth, development and theories underpinning hospitality, tourism and events;
  • research and evaluate the existing and future career opportunities across tourism and hospitality industry sectors;
  • analyse and discuss the operational skills necessary across a variety of tourism, hospitality and event management job roles.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (25%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (50%) - Individual.

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturers: Ms Nikki Giumelli, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 6 hours workshops - resume, cover letter, business cards, Linked In workshop (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours - Field Trips to Preferred Industry Partners (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours presentations - Preferred Industry Guest Speakers (3 speakers x 2 hours each)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci
Lecturer: Ms Julija Ovnic.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 6 hours workshops - resume, cover letter, business cards, Linked In workshop (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours - Field Trips to Preferred Industry Partners (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours presentations - Preferred Industry Guest Speakers (3 speakers x 2 hours each)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Janice Scarinci, Dr Zahra Pourabedin
Lecturers: Ms Pamela Pilapil, Ms Nikki Giumelli, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 6 hours workshops - resume, cover letter, business cards, Linked In workshop (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours - Field Trips to Preferred Industry Partners (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours presentations - Preferred Industry Guest Speakers (3 speakers x 2 hours each)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Dr Zahra Pourabedin
Lecturer: Mr Adam Abidin.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 6 hours workshops - resume, cover letter, business cards, Linked In workshop (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours - Field Trips to Preferred Industry Partners (3 x 2 hours each)
  • 6 hours presentations - Preferred Industry Guest Speakers (3 speakers x 2 hours each)
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.