Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management

Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT’s Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programmes are designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience) who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

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Key Details
Invercargill
Qualification:
Graduate Certificate
Level:
7
Credits:
60
Duration:

17 weeks full-time

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:
To be advised – Please Enquire
Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of just $505 (GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT’s Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programmes are designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience) who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management. You will learn to understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel management in order to function as a professional practitioner at a senior level in the industry or progress to further study.

Level 6                                                                

Students must complete one of the following:                 

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

This paper expands students’ knowledge of theories, illustrated with practical examples, about tourism and hospitality, and to consider issues such as ecotourism, sustainability and authenticity in tourism. In these issues the focus widens from elements of whole tourism systems to the interactions of these systems with their environments.

HTM606 Financial Management for Business

To enable the student to use financial and operating information for management in planning, control, evaluation and decision making. To develop the skills for understanding, interpreting and using management accounting and other financial information in tourism and hospitality environments.

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality

To introduce students to, and expand their knowledge of, the complex legal environment in which they operate and the implications of this on hotel and tourism businesses. Students will understand relevant legal concepts and apply them to customers and staff in their tourism and hospitality organisations. The paper will cover employment relations and relevant consumer legislation.

HTM608 Entrepreneurship

To equip students with knowledge, skills and conceptual frameworks that assist in recognising and assessing inputs to the entrepreneurial process, in planning and creating a new venture, and in managing it successfully through establishment and growth. To explore evolution of the entrepreneurial process in the context of tourism, hospitality and business contexts.

HTM610 Facilities Management in Hospitality

Students will be able to analyse and apply management techniques to attain productivity, yield and profitability requirements for a hospitality operation. Plan and develop strategies to manage property and product within the business environment.

MAN632 Operations Management

This paper provides students with an understanding of the management function in relation to the production of goods and services. Students will gain knowledge of the practical realities of operations management and how it contributes to the overall management of the organisation in a hospitality, tourism and / or business context.

MAN633 Human Resource Development

Students will understand the roles, functions and applications of Human Resource Management within contemporary New Zealand hospitality, tourism and business organisations.

MKT676 Services Management and Marketing

This paper will develop students’ ability to link the issues and concepts that have been explored in previous papers. Students will develop effective operations strategies and service management techniques for tourism and hospitality organisations.

Level 7                                                                

Students must complete:                                 

CON759 Contemporary Issues (Alternative to HTM704)

This paper provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of various marketing / management / accounting theories and practices applicable to profit and/or non-profit organisations, which reflect the key contemporary issues faced by organisations. Students will be able to identify, consolidate and evaluate strategic issues studied in earlier parts of the degree and within the current business environment.

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

Demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of various theories and practices in strategic management, applicable to hotel organisations reflecting the key contemporary issues of strategic and operation hotel management.

To identify, consolidate and evaluate strategic issues studied in earlier parts of this degree programme and within the current hotel environment

MAN734 Strategic Management

This paper provides students with an insight into how to think strategically in order to gain strategic advantage and to add value to an organisation. Students apply strategic management principles to simulated and actual business situations to develop their critical thinking within a hospitality, tourism and / or business environment.

MKT776 Event Management

To expand student knowledge and ability towards managerial concepts, techniques and trends of hospitality food and beverage operations developed through previous and concurrent studies. To increase student aptitude towards integrated strategies surrounding event management, incorporating budgetary and quality controls, planning and marketing, whilst focussing on international, national and local markets. To enable students to use appropriate analytical and problem-solving techniques, when applying both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to operational management within an actual physical environment.

Graduates will be well suited for employment in a senior level position (eg. supervisory or management) within the accommodation, hospitality and tourism-related sectors, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, events and convention centres. You could also consider setting up your own small business, or progressing to further study.

Entry is open to degree graduates who have graduated from a bachelor’s degree programme or those who can demonstrate equivalent, relevant, practical, professional or educational experience in a related discipline.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters' Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (Academic) b) Level 4 (Academic)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than distinction in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

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