The program is under validation from CYQAA
1. Program’s purpose and objectives:
This program has been designed in order to provide high quality education by exposing students to various aspects of the hospitality and tourism businesses. The program will assist students to gain the needed education, skills and expertise as tomorrow hospitality business managers. The curriculum has been developed so that students will be able to acquire the specialized knowledge needed for their hospitality and tourism business careers, as well as to understand the basic functions, objectives and tools of management that are common to managerial roles. Industry trends and the changing market needs of the global business environment were considered as well. Required and elective courses have been developed as to give students a strong sense of managerial responsibilities needed in hospitality and tourism businesses. It is expected that graduates upon successful graduation will be hired in supervisory or trainee management positions in various hospitality and tourism businesses.
Please download the pdf to see the analytical structure of the programme, as well as the module descriptors.
2. Intended learning outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the program, students are expected to:
Become familiar with hospitality and tourism businesses
Develop knowledge and skills in both theory and management practice in the areas of hospitality and tourism environment
Understand and address socioeconomic, cultural and environmental issues relevant with managing hospitality and tourism operations
Understand social trends in the hospitality and tourism management
Obtain an understanding of the management of personnel and resources in a socio-economic setting with emphasis on the human behavior.
Acquire the attributes of a supervisory-level employee, including professional skills, and organizational abilities.
Gain real-world experience through summers practicum at local hospitality and tourism businesses.
Be developed academically through general, computer, English and foreign language courses.
Develop analytical and decision-making skills through mathematics and statistics courses.
Harness hospitality to business opportunity and support processes with the appropriate technology through the business and management information systems courses.
Analyze business problems and to propose innovative solutions.
Develop their problem-solving and communication skills.
Demonstrate various management competencies.
Act responsibly as ethical and independent managers.
Develop a supportive organizational environment that fosters teamwork, loyalty, creativity and mutual understanding.
Develop strategic and operational plans, and to organize and control organizational resources in order to optimize customer expectations in the hospitality and tourism environment.
3. Course Distribution Per Semester
INTRODUCTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
INTRODUCTION TO TRAVEL AND TOURISM
GERMAN LANGUAGE I
INTRODUCTION TO HOTEL AND CATERING MANAGEMENT
AIRLINE AND TRAVEL OPERATIONS
GERMAN LANGUAGE II
FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS
HOUSEKEEPING AND MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT
GREEK LANGUAGE I
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
ONTRODUCTION TO FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
FOOD AND BEVERAGE COST CONTROL
GREEK LANGUAGE II
RESTAURANT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
FACILITIES LAYOUT AND DESIGN
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
MANAGING QUALITY SERVICES IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM LAW
ENTERPRENEURSHIP: NEW VENTURE DEVELOPMENT
INTRODUCTION TO E-BUSINESS
FINANCIAL SYSTEMS AND AUDITING
ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL CHANGE
MONEY AND BANKING
DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS AND POLICY
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING STRATEGY
BUSINESS POLICY AND CORPORATE STRATEGY
CHANGE AND CREATIVITY IN ORGANISATIONS
INTERNATIONAL LAW IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY
HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER
FRENCH LANGUAGE I
FRENCH LANGUAGE II
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM ELECTIVES
MEETINGS, EVENTS AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT
SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISM
INNOVATION IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HOSPITALITY
TOURISM, HERITAGE AND SOCIETY
SUMMER PRACTICUM I
SUMMER PRACTICUM II
SUMMER PRACTICUM III
DR ANDREAS SIAMAROU
DTech Diploma in Electrical Engineering of Technician Engineer
BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Communication Engineering
MA in Business Administration
PhD Wireless Local Area Radio Networks
CSC100- COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
MIS214- MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
DR ROXANA MICHAELIDES
PhD Berkeley University (Intern.), Educational Leadership for Teaching and Learning
MA Suffield University, International Hospitality Management, Quality of services
BA College of Cambridge, International Hospitality Management
Diploma, Tourism Academy Muenster, Germany, International Tourism & Travel Consultant
Diploma in German Language, University of Timisoara, Romania
GER100: GERMAN LANGUAGE
TOU320: RECREATIONAL TOURISM
TOU106: GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM
DR ARIS MOYSSOULIDES
SHA Diploma in Hotel Management(with Merit)
Msc in Hotel Administration
Doctor of Professional studies (Dprof) in Hotel and Tourism Management
TOU100-INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY TOURISM
HOSP200-FRONT OFFICE OPERATION
TOU106-GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM
DR ANDREAS KARYOS
BA History and Archeology
MA in 20th century European History
PhD in Cypriot History
GRE100-GREEK LANGUAGE I
GRE102-GREEK LANGUAGE IΙ
DR KYRIACOS PARIDES
MA of Science
PhD of Philosophy
DR CHRISTODOULOS KAKOYRIS
Diploma of Technician Engineer
Bachelor of Science Electronics Engineering Technology
MA of Business Administration
PhD of Philosophy in Business Administration
DR COSTAS KAKOUDAKIS
Diploma of Higher Education in Hospitality Management
BSC(HNS) International Hospitality and Tourism Management
MA Strategic Hospitality Management
MA Strategic Consumer Marketing
PHD Business and Management
MGT101-INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT