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TO5101 - Tourism Systems Analysis

Credit points:03
Year:2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by:School of Business

Tourism is a global economic activity that occurs within complex socio-cultural, political and operational systems. The aim of this course organising subject is to enhance student awareness of these complex and dynamic tourism systems and to analyse these systems within a Pressure-State-Response framework. The subject will explore the forces that create, sustain, shape and limit tourism. It will then link these pressures to the nature of tourism organisations and their operations before analysing how tourism enterprises respond to these forces. A substantial focus of the subject will be on cross-disciplinary approaches to the analysis of tourism systems to enhance their sustainability.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and describe detailed tourism systems models;
  • use these systems models to understand the forces on, and responses to, sustainability and operational issues in tourism systems;
  • be able to apply a range of analysis tools to identify issues in tourism operations and management.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO5060

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator:Miss Allison Rossetto
Contact hours:
  • 36 hours lectures
    Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
    Census Date 14-Aug-2014
    Coordinator:Miss Allison Rossetto
    Lecturer:Dr Niki Macionis.
    Contact hours:
    • 36 hours lectures
      Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).