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TOURISM MANAGEMENT

MODULE HANDBOOK

(1)    GENERAL INFORMATION

SCHOOL

SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

DEPARTMENT

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONS

LEVEL OF STUDY (BSc/MSc)

BSc

COURSE CODE

506

SEMESTER

5th

COURSE TITLE

TOURISM MANAGEMENT

INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES
in case the credits are awarded in separate parts of the course e.g. Lectures, Laboratory Exercises, etc. If the credits are awarded uniformly for the whole course, indicate the weekly teaching hours and the total number of credits.

WEEKLY TEACHING HOURS

CREDIT UNITS

4

5

 

 

Add rows if needed. The teaching organization and teaching methods used are described in detail in (d).

COURSE TYPE

general background, special background, general knowledge specialization, skills development

knowledge specialization

PREREQUISITE COURSES:

 

NO

LANGUAGE OF TEACHING and EXAMS:

GREEK AND ENGLISH

IS THE COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS

YES

ELECTRONIC COURSE PAGE (URL)

https://eclass.uth.gr/courses/DE_U_152/

(2)    LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of this course, knowledge and skills that will be gained, and abilities of an appropriate level that students will acquire after the successful completion of the course.

Refer to Appendix A.

  • Description of the Level of Learning Outcomes for each course of study according to the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area
  • Descriptive Indicators of Levels 6, 7 & 8 of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and Annex B
  • Summary Guide for writing Learning Outcomes

The course aims initially to introduce the student to the field of tourism and in particular its historical development, its characteristics, its importance, but also its main forms.

In addition to the meaning and content of tourism, the student should understand the specific characteristics of the tourist consumer, his needs, and motivations.

Then the student will get to know the range of tourist services that includes the tourist product as well as the tourist enterprises, which offer the corresponding services or goods.

In particular, to learn how to organize and manage the main tourism enterprises in the fields of hospitality, travel organization, transport and catering.

General Skills

Taking into account the general skills that the graduate must have acquired (as they are listed in the Diploma Supplement and are listed below) which of the following is the aim of the course ?

Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an international environment

Work in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas  

Project design and management

Respect for diversity and multiculturalism

Respect for the natural environment

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity in gender issues

Exercise criticism and self-criticism

Promoting free, creative and inductive thinking

……

Other…

…….

ü  Adapting to new situations

ü  Decision-making

ü  Independent work

ü  Teamwork

ü  Working in an international environment

(3)    COURSE CONTENT

 

The modules of the course concern:

 

  1. The phenomenon of tourism. Historical development and characteristics
  2. The development of tourism in Greece and the tourism enterprises
  3. Sociological and economic view of the tourist phenomenon
  4. The Tourist. Characteristics, needs and motivations.
  5. The tourism market and thetourist enterprises.
  6. Economic management of tourism
  7. Principles of Tourism Marketing
  8. The Hospitality sector (Forms, Establishment and Strategy)
  9. Hotel Management (Operational management of the Hotel departments)
  10. Tour operators και travel agencies
  11. Transport services (Air, sea and rent a car)
  12. Restaurant management (Types, Services, Organization and Operation)
  13. Theme Parks, conference and exhibition management

 

 

 

(4)    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS - EVALUATION

TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, distance learning, etc..

Face-to-face teaching

USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students

Use of ICT in Teaching and internet communication with the students.

TEACHING ORGANIZATION

The teaching methodologies are described in detail.

Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliography study & analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive teaching, Study visits, Study work, artwork, creatio, etc

 

Indicate the student's study hours for each learning activity as well as the non-guided study hours according to the ECTS principles

Activity

Semester Workload

Lectures

13

Practical Exercise

26

Publications study

40

Assignments

40

Exams’ Preparation

40

Final Examination

2

Course Total  Effort

161

STUDENT EVALUATION

Description of the evaluation process

 

Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Report / Report, Oral Examination, Public Presentation, Public Presentation, Others

 

Explicitly defined assessment criteria are stated and if and where they are accessible to students.

Final written exams and optional Assignments during the semester

(5)    BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tourism Business Administration

Author: Dimitris Laloumis

Publication: HEAL-LINK, KALLIPOS

Publication year: 2015

ISBN: 978-960-603-007-9

Size: p. 247/8 Mb Format: Pdf Online, ePub

https://www.ebooks4greeks.gr/dioikhsh-touristikwn-epixeirhsewn

Tourism Business Administration

Authors: Tzortzakis Kostas, Apostolos Rafailidis

ISBN 978-618-5131-70-8

Version/Date 1/November 2020

Rosili Publications Pages: 496

Code Eudoxus 77109506

For the ERASMUS Students

Tourism management by David Weaver & Laura Lawton (2010)

Available in the Institution Library