POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (PGDTM)

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (PGDTM)

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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (PGDTM)

DURATION: 2 Semesters

OBJECTIVES:

To provide for advancement in Managerial positions and to further develop professional inclinations while preparing such for master degree programmes for capacity building in the tourism industry.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course is professional in nature and last for a minimum of 9 calendar months. This translates to 6 month of academic works and 3 months for a written research project in the student’s area of specialization.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Candidates should posses;

  1. a. 5 credit passes in SSCE/GCE/NECO, O/L to include English Language, Mathematics, Geography plus other three subjects and in addition to any of the following qualifications.
  2. b. HND in Tourism or Hotel & Catering Management with a minimum of lower credit from any polytechnic accredited by NBTE or any other institution recognized by NIHOTOUR with at least 2 years industrial experience.
  3. c. Holders of HND in Tourism or Hotel Catering Management with a pass grade at least 5 and above years industrial working experience.
  4. d. Holders of B.A; Sc; B,.Ed, M.Sc. or M.Ed in areas of other than a, b and c, but must have at least 3 years working experience in the tourism industry.

RESEARCH WORK

The research work reports after being defended are expected to be forwarded to the coordinating department at the conclusion of the studies.

COURSE OUTLINE

Travel and tourism industry mgt

Hospitality industry mgt

Tourism Resource management

Leisure Recreation & event mgt

e-Tourism and ICT Application

Tourism policy, planning and admin

Travel business and  transport Ops mgt

Entrepreneurial studies

Human resource and Org  Behav. Mgt

Research methodology

Industrial visits/case studies

Tourism admin operations and office practices

Tourism legislation & law

Tourism marketing/Customer care services

Tourism finance management

Seminar/ Project defence

Tourism EIA and visitor impact mgt

Project (Entrepreneurial/Admin mgt)

  • Trainees go on industrial attachment upon completion of first semester for 8 weeks before commencement of second semester. The trainees should have a work place log book to enter daily work activity engaged upon and supervised by both work place and NIHOTOUR Supervisor.
  • Emphasis on practical exercises during lecture sessions should be given top priority.
  • Projects to be written should be entrepreneurial and or administrative in nature.

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