PG Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (PGDHTM) - IIAS School of Management

Course Overview

Spread over twelve months of classroom training and practical exposure, PG Diploma course in Hospitality and Tourism Management is aimed to give hands-on experience in the sector of hospitality and tourism management. This year-long training program gives an insight into the current industry trends based on modern hospitality sector & tourism marketing covering all aspects of travel formalities and nodalities to facilitate a thorough understanding in hospitality & tourism management.

The course provides the best opportunity to the students to get absorbed in this emerging field of hospitality and tourism. Apart from working in hospitality and travel & tourism industry, the students can get equal placements with large Star category Hotels, Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Airlines, Foreign Exchange Companies and can even set up their own venture; and expect to have a rewarding business future ahead.

Course Information

AFFILIATING UNIVERSITY : Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal ELIGIBILITY : Graduation in any discipline

Preparation for the Industry

  • Emphasis on practical applications of theoretical lessons through trainings, laboratory work and hands-on workshops and projects
  • Exposure to the students in areas of hospitality management, tourism practices and accommodation operations
  • Management subjects included in the curriculum to prepare students to be future leaders and managers.
  • Enhancing communications skills throughout the duration of program through language labs and in-class discussions and presentations.

Real World Experience:

Industrial Training of 20-22 weeks in various Star category hotels.

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Front Office and Accommodation Operations
  • Fundamentals of Tourism Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Practicals

Semester 2

  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tour Itinerary Planning and Costing
  • Sustainable and Eco-Tourism
  • MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions)
  • Air Fares Calculation and Ticketing
  • Travel Agency and Tour Operations
  • Tourism Entrepreneurship

FAQs

  • What kind of jobs will I get after completion of the course?

    Students who complete our PG Diploma program typically find jobs in various positions in 5 star hotels, restaurant chains, cruise liners. You can aim to be a Tour Manager, Hotel Manager, Resort Manager, Food & Beverage Management, Front Office Reception, Restaurant Management, Catering Manager, Conference Centre Manager and Event Manager Career options in hospitality are not limited to traditional hotel and restaurant businesses. Hospitality PGD graduates are highly valued in service sectors such as tourism, retail, finance, healthcare and technology where customers and employers quality service and experience.

  • What is the typical salary level?

    Income mostly depends upon the candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience. IIAS students typically earn between Rs 25,000 - Rs 30,000 per month. Hospitality management students working in internationally earn around 50,000 and above per month.

  • Where do students do their internships?

    Students who undergo the PGD program at IIAS undergo internships in 5-star properties across India. The Career Services team assists the students in finding the right opportunities right after completion. Students are free to choose the place and period of time in which they complete the internship. Students inform the appropriate department before doing the internship, and after completion, submit confirmation from the employer and a report about the work performed. Internships are mandatory and awarded the appropriate number of credits as per the university curriculum.

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Placement Information

Students get placed in various 5-star hotels, resorts across India and abroad. Some of the prominent recruiters include:

Scope

The course provides the best opportunity to the students to get absorbed in this emerging field of hospitality and tourism. Apart from working in hospitality and travel & tourism industry, the students can get equal placements with large Star category Hotels, Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Airlines, Foreign Exchange Companies and can even set up their own venture; and expect to have a rewarding business future ahead.
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