Career Options Associated with Postgraduate Hotel
Management Programs
The hospitality industry, especially food service an...
decoration, music and entertainment, any necessary permits, food and beverages,
accommodation of guests and the budget.
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Career options associated with postgraduate hotel management programs

  1. 1. Career Options Associated with Postgraduate Hotel Management Programs The hospitality industry, especially food service and accommodation sector, is exciting, rapidly growing and diverse in scope. The outlets including restaurants, hotels and resorts can be small independent businesses as well as big multinational companies. This particular sector offer a variety of jobs, at all levels of management. However, those interested in upgrading their hospitality knowledge and preparing to advance their careers may benefit from a postgraduate certification in hotel, resort and restaurant management. The course prepares them for leadership roles in food and beverage, and accommodation sectors. It incorporates classroom learning and industry-field placement component. Postgraduate Hotel Management Programs in Toronto Centennial College’s one-year postgraduate certification on hotel, resort and restaurant management is a short yet intensive program that aims to cover key management and leadership areas. It prepares graduates to work in hospitality areas, such as international operations, labour relations, security and risk management, human resources, finance, service quality, revenue management, marketing management, leadership and entrepreneurship, risk management and crisis management. The hotel management course in Canada is delivered through classroom sessions by industry experts, a two-day per week industry placement for 15 weeks and hands-on training in a full-service student operated restaurant at the college campus. The program accepts candidates with a college diploma or university degree in hospitality, tourism or related discipline; a college diploma or university degree in an unrelated field and related work experience; and partial post-secondary education and relevant work experience in hospitality. Employment Opportunities upon Graduation Postgraduate hotel management programs expose graduates to a number of career opportunities, including: • Hotel Manager: A hotel manager is responsible for supervising and running a hotel, resort or lodge. The job responsibilities may include handling staff, managing the hotel operations, maintaining service quality and oversee safety and hygiene operations and planning changes, depending on customer feedback. • Marketing Manager: Marketing is a vital function that helps in expanding the scope of the business. Marketing managers may involve in promotion, marketing or advertising of hospitality products like conference room facilities, tourism packages, meal deals, game lodges, etc. • Event Manager: Even managers are responsible for organizing and executing events like conferences, weddings, concerts, family get-togethers, corporate parties and other events and festivals. They are expected to oversee venue setting,
  2. 2. decoration, music and entertainment, any necessary permits, food and beverages, accommodation of guests and the budget. • Department Manager: There are many career opportunities in accommodation, and food and beverages sectors. The graduates can be employed as human resources managers, restaurant managers, catering managers, reservations managers, recreation managers or convention managers. • Entrepreneur: Graduates in hotel, resort and restaurant management can also start their own small-scale business. The program covers all aspects of the business and prepares graduates for diverse careers. They can also be employed with an organization and innovate a specialty package or service. These are just a few examples of available career options for graduates of hotel management program. The job opportunities are limitless in ever growing hospitality industry. Graduates can choose their career paths, depending upon their preferences and interests. For More Information Visit http://www1.centennialcollege.ca/

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