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Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management

A.    Title of Course


Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management


B.    Overview


The Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management offers a complete, comprehensive and managerial useful discussion and theoretical illustration in the hospitality and tourism industry. The up-to-date resource provides the most relevant models, theories for hospitality and tourism practices for those interested in managing effectively in today’s competitive international hospitality and tourism industry. It discusses the role of strategy in creating firm value and growth and stresses the relationship between leadership theory, strategic thinking and financial management. The various business models discussed in Hospitality and Tourism Industry provides a realistic, balanced, and current view of the field by considering the practical aspects of the strategic manager’s role and relationships with external stakeholders.


The Advanced Diploma offers good opportunities to graduates seeking a change in their career or for those who are currently working in the industry and require further training to enhance their career opportunities. The dynamic and rapidly developing Hospitality and Tourism industry are in need of leaders possessing a robust combination of theoretical and experiential knowledge.


C.     Objective


The course aims:


  1. To equip learners with the basic theory, skills and technique of hospitality and tourism management.

  2. To develop managerial skills in confronting economic uncertainties, correlating rising costs of managing a hospitality and tourism business and technological advancement.

  3. To enable learners to efficiently manage a hospitality and tourism business environment.


D.      Course Structure


a.       Course Outline


The course consists of 8 modules:

  1.   Strategic Hospitality & Tourism Management (SHTM)

  2.   Principles & Practices of Revenue Management (PPRM)

  3.  Expositions, Events & Conventions Management (EECM)

  4.  Current Trends in Food & Beverage Industry (CTFBI)

  5. Marketing for Hotel & Tourism Industry (MHTI)

  6. The Tourism Industry & Products (TTIP)

  7. Organizational Behaviour (OB)

  8. Marketing Principles

  9. Business Decision Making


b.      Scope of Study


Principles, Theories, Case Studies


c.      Delivery Mode


Classroom lessons, Group case study discussions


d.     Commencement Dates / Intakes


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e.     Course Duration



Course duration is 9 months of institutional training

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 18 months from date of course commencement



Course duration is 12 months of institutional training

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 24 months from date of course commencement. 


f.      Class Period



Monday to Friday

3 contact hrs per session, 5 sessions per week

15 contact hrs per week

Contact hours: 540 hrs


5 contact hrs per session, 2 sessions per week

10 contact hrs per week

Total Contact hours: 480 hrs


g.      Course Fees


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h.     Payment Mode


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For further information or clarification, please call our Student Support   

Services Officer at +65 6221 0603


i.      Assessments




j.      Assessment Methods


Class participation, presentations and assignments


k.      Assessment Grading Criteria


10% Participation

30% Presentation

60% Course Assignment


Minimum 50% to ‘Pass’


l.      Expected Examination Results Release Date


Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.


m.    Qualification Award


Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management


n.     Graduation Requirements


Pass all module assignments


o.     Teacher Qualifications


The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College.  All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity  


p.     Progression Pathway


Successfully completed students may wish to further their studies through enrolling into an external university subject to meeting the minimum entry requirements set by the university

 E.    Entry Requirements


Age:   Minimum 18 years old


Academic:   Minimum 2 passes at GCE ‘A’ level or completion of High School or Diploma level or equivalent


Language Proficiency:   Pass in English at GCE ’O’ or GCE ‘A’ level or High School proficiency in English or equivalent

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