An introduction to analysis of existing tourism products and the development of new tourism products, including how particular narratives are constructed to tell a story to be associated with the product.
Developing new tourism products and enriching existing ones is exciting. This course provides opportunities to work individually and in groups on producing tourism products that are innovative, imaginative and practicable. The teaching is student-centred and combines formal content and experiential learning. The project assignment simulates the kind of task commonly encountered when working in consultancy firms. Completing this course provides students with useful skills and is a great preparation for employment after graduation.
Bangladesh Studies introduces learners to the history, culture, geography, environment and development of Bangladesh. They learn about Bangladesh's rich heritage and cultural influences, and about events which have shaped national identity. Through their studies, learners also gain an understanding of historical skills and concepts, and examine different interpretations of historical events.
The hospitality industry is considered as one of the largest industry in every nation and it can help the country gain additional economic improvements. The idea of tourism and other hospitality business gave birth is both introducing the beauty of the country and at the same time, maintaining its beauty for the sake of the future. Tourism and hospitality are very favorable for the countries that are under the series of development and the people are seeking for the opportunities, even if there are many challenges due to globalization.
Microeconomics is a branch of economics that studies the behaviour of individuals and firms in making decisions regarding the allocation of scarce resources and the interactions among these individuals and firms.
One goal of microeconomics is to analyze the market mechanisms that establish relative prices among goods and services and allocate limited resources among alternative uses. Microeconomics shows conditions under which free markets lead to desirable allocations. It also analyzes market failure, where markets fail to produce efficient results.
This course helps students to understand what a manager does, and how they are integral to planning, organizing, leading, and controlling a modern organization. Also helps to understand human behavior so one can motivate others to perform at their best. One will also learn how to apply the six stages of decision making and conduct a SWOT analysis to ensure one making smart choices according to sound, ethical business strategies in a variety of organizational structures.
Ecotourism is broadly defined as low impact travel to endangered and often undisturbed locations. It is different from traditional tourism because it allows the traveler to become educated about the areas — both in terms of the physical landscape and cultural characteristics, and often provides funds for conservation and benefits the economic development of places that are frequently impoverished.
Economics is traditionally divided into two parts: microeconomics and macroeconomics. The main purpose of this course is to introduce students to the principles of macroeconomics. Macroeconomics is the branch of economics that deals with the entire economy. Most discussions in macroeconomics focus on one or more of the following:
1. Macroeconomic Problems
2. Macroeconomic Theories
3. Macroeconomic Policies
4. Different Views of How the Economy Works
- Hotel Management provides a realistic look at every major portion of the hotel business which helps anyone planning or currently pursuing one of the many different career opportunities available in this burgeoning and dynamic industry. Hotel Management is a course for those who wish to enjoy both personal and professional success in the hospitality industry, and need to have a more than the casual understanding of the business and financial operations of the industry.
The course serves as a comprehensive overview of the Meetings, Events, Exhibitions and Conventions (MEEC) industry. MEEC is unquestionably one of the fastest growing segments of hospitality, and incredibly exciting and dynamic because of a variety of occasions. This course has been designed to provide students with contemporary knowledge and understanding of concepts, management, challenges, and trends associated with the industry. This course provides a comprehensive approach to managing and planning large meetings, events, conferences, and conventions management with more than 500 people attendees. Students will achieve a macro working knowledge of MEEC industry principles, practices, operations and management.
“Fundamentals of tourism» is the introductory tourism course. It provides the foundation for all of the other tourism and hospitality related courses in the degree program. The travel and tourism industry is expanding in many countries around the world, making an understanding of the components of the industry and the system within which it operates increasingly important.
The main aim of this course is to introduce students to tourism and to discuss in detail the fundamental ideas that distinguish the study of tourism from other fields. The key aims of the course are:
1. To establish a core knowledge base of tourism concepts and principles;
2. To understand the various perspectives for defining tourism and tourists;
3. To describe and understand the whole tourism system and its significance when studying tourism;
4. To identify the key elements and structure of tourism industries and their economic contribution on a global scale;
5. To understand the tourism product and the role of attractions in the whole tourism system;
6. To understand tourist motivations;
7. To identify the key socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism and a more sustainable approach to tourism development and management
Business communication has reached paramount importance in the dynamic business world of the 21st era. This course aims at teaching the basic principles and applications of business and professional communication. It equips students with major communication tools. Enhancement of students’ written and oral skills is one of the most important aspects of this course. It helps students to improve their ability to communicate more effectively and efficiently. The knowledge of writing and presenting business documents prepares students for the challenges of the new millennium. It certainly would provide students a competitive edge in this fast growing business world.
This course provides an introduction to the various functions of human resource management, including compensation and benefits, staffing, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, human resource policy, research, labor relations, training and development, health and safety, planning, mediation and arbitration, the influence of government legislation on industry, and human rights legislation and employment equity
The mission of course is to provide students with knowledge of tour guide management applied to tourism oriented problems and opportunities with the goal of supplying relevant information for better decision in tourism and hospitality industry. The main goal is to introduce you to the preparing for the new world of tour guide management.
This course deals with human behavior in a variety of organizations. Conceptual frameworks, case discussions, and skill-oriented activities are applied to each topic.
Topics include communications, motivation, group dynamics, leadership, power, and organizational design and development. Class sessions and assignments are intended to help participants acquire the skills that managers need to improve organizational relationships and performance.