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HOSP410 - Advanced Tourism and Hospitality Management

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP410 Course ID: 2986 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Focus is on advanced techniques and skills for Hospitality Management Professionals to ensure effective and efficient management within the Tourism and Hospitality Management industries. Standards and expectations for restaurant owners, hotel and tourism managers and meeting and event planners are addressed. Price points, product development, tips and marketing techniques that restaurants, hotels, tourism organizations and event planners employ to enhance the customers’ experience are addressed.(Prerequisite: HOSP100)


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Analyze businesses and trends in the hospitality and tourism sector
  2. Organize management solutions to common problems within tourism and hospitality management.
  3. Examine operations within the travel industry in relation to marketing, technology, finance, and development.
  4. Prepare a research strategy for exploring an industry issue to determine plan of action

Reading Assignments: The textbook and additional journals as assigned in the lessons

Forum Assignments: Detailed forum expectations and grading rubrics are posted in the forums and in the classroom lessons.

Homework Assignments and Final Project: There are assignments due throughout the course, and a final project due at the end of the course. Specific details for each assignment can be found in the Assignments section of your online classroom.

NameGrade %
Introductory Forum 1.00 %
Forum Introduction 1.00 %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum 1 4.44 %
Forum 2 4.44 %
Forum 3 4.44 %
Forum 4 4.44 %
Forum 5 4.44 %
Forum 6 4.44 %
Forum 7 4.44 %
Forum 8 4.44 %
Constitution Day Extra Credit Forum, 4.44 %
Assignments 45.00 %
Week 2: Hotels & Resorts in a Global Environment 15.00 %
Week 4: Leadership in Hospitality Management 15.00 %
Week 6: Destination Management & Marketing 15.00 %
Final Project 14.00 %
Final Research Project 14.00 %

Required Course Textbooks: There is no individual textbook established as required reading. All required and referenced reading material will be made available within the weekly lessons and applicable announcements.

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Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.