XI. Special Study Opportunities

Certificates and Diplomas

Certificate in Hospitality Studies

The Certificate in Hospitality Studies is offered online from the University of Guelph's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, College of Management and Economics. It is comprised of five courses taken via distance education and is designed to provide an overview of the hospitality industry, an understanding of human resources management principles and financial management skills. It is perfect for individuals needing additional formal education to assume greater management responsibilities.

Prior Learning Assessment is in place for this Certificate to evaluate and recognize experience and previous education, including seminars, workshops and corporate training programs. Students may receive credit to a maximum of one credit towards one of the required courses. See Chapter VIII, Prior Learning Assessment, for more information. Individuals interested in PLA should consult with the Open Learning program Counsellor at the Office of Open Learning (ext. 56050).

The Certificate requires the five courses listed below:

Required Courses

BUS*2000*DE [0.50] Organizational Behaviour I
BUS*3000*DE [0.50] Human Resources Management
HTM*2030*DE [0.50] Control Systems in the Hospitality Industry
HTM*2150*DE [0.50] Introduction to Canadian Business Management
HTM*3070*DE [0.50] Hospitality and Tourism Management Accounting

For more information, please visit the website at: http://www.hospitalitystudies.com

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1