A hotel manager, hotelier, or lodging manager is a person who manages the operation of a hotel, motel, resort, or other lodging-related establishments. This covers hospitality industry news, analysis, trends, finance, business, design, and people for hotel management at each level of the market.
The Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management prepares students to enter the world of hospitality as leaders and managers with a strategic approach to business. It combines management theory with hands-on hospitality courses, professional internships and a business specialization, Emphasising on holistic development of the students.
What is Hotel Management?
A degree in Hotel Management gives you a perspective of customer service which is essential for succeeding in any job or business. It covers up the operational and management aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry. Apart from that it helps in honing various skills like cooking, service of food and beverage, facility management, flower arrangements, entrepreneurship skills etc.
While theory is taught through various pedagogy, the well-equipped vestibule laboratories help in learning subjects like ;
- Food and Beverage Production Operations.
- Food and Beverage Service
- Front Office and Housekeeping Operations
- Hotel Economics & Statistics
- Hospitality Law
- Hygiene, Food safety & Nutrition
- Food Science and Nutrition
- Revenue Management
- Environment & Public Health
- Human Resources Development
- Marketing of Hospitality Services
- Travel & Tourism Management
- Hotel Financial Accounting
- Hotel Costing
- Sales & Marketing Operations
- Communicative English
- Hospitality Communication
- Organisational Behaviour
- Accommodations Management
- Constitution & Human rights
- Fundamentals of Computers
- Management Principles & Practice
Other than above subjects, a student also has to equip themselves with first hand practical training in a five star hotel and do a project report in the fifth semester of the degree, on “Operational Aspects of star Hotels” making them compatible for the industry.
In the final eighth semester the student has to complete a Project on “Marketing Feasibility & Financial Viability”.
Apart from the syllabus, the Department of Hotel Management emphasizes on Value Addition Programmes like ;
- Soft skill development
- Life skills & Personality Development
- Event Management
- Placement Training Programmes
- Training students in group discussions
- Public speaking
- Facing interviews
Once you are Graduated, you can consider employment in ,……
- Fine Dining Restaurants Chef
- Restaurant Manager
- Food & Beverage Managers
- Event Managers
- Lobby managers
- flair bartenders
- Patisserie & Bar Manager
- International cruise line staff
- Celebrity chefs
- Professional Food Sculptor
Varied opportunities are available in top end star rated hotels- at international and national level.
Retail outlets like Ritz Carlton, J W Marriott, METRO cash n’carry, KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Dominos Pizza, Facility management companies, All kinds of Restaurants, Travel Agencies, Airlines and other such exquisite fields in the position of Management Trainee, Hotel Operational Trainee and Associates.
One could also join any organization which practices customer services such as ;
- Cruise ships
- Tour operators
- Adventure Parks
- Hostels in Universities or Institutions etc.
- One could join the defence services also as a JCO.
Post Graduate Opportunities
Postgraduate Opportunities in Sri Lanka or Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA etc,.. with the intention of processing for PR in those countries:
The most logical step after the B. Hotel Management is Aviation course is to pursue an M. Hotel Management or General MBA.
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