Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management
Courses: First semester: Managerial Economics based on problem solving (workshops). Research Methods for Business. Business and Predictive Analytics. Tourism Analytics. Diplomacy and Negociation in International Business (Romanian, Russian, English, French)/ Strategic Communication and New Software Skills (Romanian, Russian, English, French). Tourism and Hospitality Management in a Global Business Environment. Strategic Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism. Second semester: Project Management. Risk and Crisis Management. Fraud Risk Management and Anti-Fraud Services: Strategy for preventing, detection and response. Comparative studies: Policies, Reforms and Trends in Tourism Industry and Hospitality (workshops). Intellectual Property: Policy, Law and Use. Tourism and Hospitality Legal Framework. Sustainable and Competitive Tourism Development. Tourism Cluster Development Models for Regional/Global Competitiveness. Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality. Managing Change in Tourism. Third semester: Revenue Management for Hospitality & Tourism. Modern Information Technology and Reservation Systems in Hospitality. Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality. Module: Functional Specialization (1 choise): Hotel Management and Operations; Management of Food And Beverage Operations; Customer Service for Hospitality and Tourism; Contractual arrangements in management of tourism products and destinations; Partnership and network management in Tourism; Destination Management: Policy, Planning and Promotion. Module: Specialized Branche (1 choise): Cultural Tourism: National, European and Global Perspectives; The Business of Rural Tourism: International Perspectives; Medical Tourism: The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility; International Events Management; Enotourism and Winery Tourism Businesses. Selected Problems on Tourism and Hospitality Management: Local, European and International Perspectives (workshop) Fourth semester: MA Thesis / Reading Research. Concept of the specialist training. Master degree program Business Management and Entrepreneurship lasts two years (four semesters) and has 120 ECTS, it is composed of fundamental course unities for the 1st semester in order to develop knowledge skills. The 2nd semester has course unities oriented on specific policies and strategies for the master degree program. The course unities of the 3rd semester are directed to the knowledge implementation. In order to apply the theoretical knowledge in the practical activity, the students perform a five week internship at the end of the third semester. The students elaborate a master thesis at the end of the studies, based on research internship, made in the fourth semester, which initially supposes a defining workshop of the research tasks. The aim and mission of the study program. The main aim of the Master's Program in International Tourism and Hospitality Management are designed to enable students to develop concepts and theories relating to tourism management, hospitality management or events management, stimulate critical thinking and use multidisciplinary perspectives to transform management problems into opportunities by the provision of an industry-relevant, research-led and student-driven program designed to develop the next generation of self-reflexive managers. The title obtained by the graduate allows him to continue the studies in the third cycle, the Doctorate. Occupational profile of the graduate. Upon successful completion of the program in International Tourism and Hospitality Management, graduates will be qualified to work in hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, convention centers and on cruise ships. Many of our graduates go on to work in managerial roles within the tourism and hospitality industry. Job titles include Hotel Manager, Tourism Development Officer or Resort Office Manager. Employers include hotels, airlines, travel agencies, events organizers, heritage attractions, Local Authorities and other public sector bodies. Additionally, the students will have a broad set of transferable skills that will equip you for a much wider range of graduate-level employment. The course could also be a stepping stone to further study and research.
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