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1 Faculty of Organisation and Management Pathways to Higher Education: Hospitality & Tourism at Sheffield Hallam University Jenny Cockill and Nicola Palmer

2 Faculty of Organisation and Management Jenny Cockill BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering and French, Oxford Brookes Crest Hotels – functional and operational MBA, Brunel University Associate Lecturer, Scottish Hotel School, Strathclyde Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

3 Faculty of Organisation and Management Dr. Nicola Palmer BA (Hons) Tourism Studies, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff Wales Tourist Board – Research Assistant PhD, Open University/University of Wales Institute, Cardiff Management Consultant, SWA Consulting Ltd. Projects Officer, University of Salford Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

4 Faculty of Organisation and Management Range of Courses – Hospitality 2006 HND Hotel Catering & Institutional Management BSc(Hons) Hospitality Business Management International Hospitality Business Management BSc(Hons) Hospitality Business Management with Conference and Events International Hospitality Business Management with Conference and Events BSc(Hons) Hospitality Management with Culinary Arts International Hospitality Business Management with Culinary Arts

5 Faculty of Organisation and Management BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management Course Structure Sem1Sem1 Conference and Hospitality Operations or Licensed Retailing Management Marketing in a Changing World Food and Beverage Management Hospitality Resources Management International Culinary Arts & Wines1 or Food & Hospitality in a European Context Level5Level5 Career Management Managing Food and Beverage Operations Hospitality Industry and Infrastructure Corporate Hospitality or Food and Wine Appreciation Investigation Skills Operations and Project Management Approaches to Research Hospitality Facilities Development International Hospitality Management or Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship or Management Applications Project Sem2Sem2 Human Resource Management Management Accounting Sem1Sem1 Level6Level6 Sem2Sem2 Food Hygiene, Health and Safety Strategic Management Sem1Sem1 Level4Level4 Sem2Sem2 Social Psychology for Managers Introduction to Finance Industry Context Introduction to Marketing Food Supply Chain Management or International Hospitality Marketing Planning or Language

6 Faculty of Organisation and Management Range of Courses – Tourism 2006 HND Tourism and Hospitality Business Management BSc (Hons) Tourism Management International Tourism Management BSc (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Business Management International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

7 Faculty of Organisation and Management BSc (Hons) Tourism Management Course Structure Tourism DevelopmentTourism Marketing Adventure Tourism The Tourism SystemThe TouristInvestigation Skills Management Applications or Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship or Global Tourism or Organisational Behaviour Tourism Policy Sustainable Tourism or Tourism, Culture and Society or Tourism and the Media or Informal Countryside Recreation and Rural Tourism or Language Project Sem1Sem1 Level4Level4 Sem2Sem2 Sem1Sem1 Level5Level5 Sem2Sem2 Sem1Sem1 Level6Level6 Sem2Sem2 Career Management Approaches to Research Marketing in a Changing World Introduction to Marketing Operations and Project Management Human Resource Management Management Accounting Social Psychology for Managers Introduction to Finance Industry Context Strategic Management The Outdoor Experience or Leisure Events Foundation or Arts and Entertainment Foundation or Language Business Tourism or Cultural Industries or Marketing Communications Language or European Tourism Field Project

8 Faculty of Organisation and Management BSc (Hons) THBM Course Structure Tourism Marketing** or Tourism Development** Hospitality Management Operations for the Tourism Sector Food and Hospitality in a European Context The Tourist* or The Tourism System* An Introduction to Hospitality for the Tourism Sectors The Tourism System or The Tourist or Leisure Events Foundation or Language Investigation Skills Management Applications or Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship or Tourism and the Media or Language Global Tourism*** or Tourism Policy*** Hospitality Service ManagementProject Sem1Sem1 Level4Level4 Sem2Sem2 Sem1Sem1 Level5Level5 Sem2Sem2 Sem1Sem1 Level6Level6 Sem2Sem2 Career Management Approaches to Research Marketing in a Changing World Introduction to Marketing Operations and Project Management Human Resource Management Management Accounting Social Psychology for Managers Introduction to Finance Industry Context Business Tourism or Cultural Industries or Conference and Hospitality Operations or Marketing Communications Strategic Management Language or European Tourism Field Project

9 Faculty of Organisation and Management What do you study? Year One – basic grounding Year Two – more choice and specialisms Year Three – placement year –'Earn while you learn' –Fantastic opportunity –Can be overseas Final Year – specialise towards your areas of interest

10 Faculty of Organisation and Management Student Work Placement 48 weeks of supervised work experience Dedicated staff to help find the placement International contacts for work abroad An allocated support tutor Paid placements Real Benefits for your CV Real Interviews for Real Jobs

11 Faculty of Organisation and Management Work Placement Examples The Goring Hotel, London The Old Toad, Rochester, New York State Crowne Plaza, Hilton Head Island The Gresham Hotel, Dublin Eurocamp, France Yorkshire Tourist Board, York BTA, Madrid Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida Excel Airways Reef and Rainforest Tours, Totnes, Devon Jagged Globe Mountaineering, Sheffield Thomson Holidays

12 Faculty of Organisation and Management Admissions Process UNIVERSITY OPEN DAYS APPLICATION THROUGH UCAS INVITATION DAYS

13 Faculty of Organisation and Management Entry Requirements 5 GCSEs AT GRADE C OR ABOVE INCLUDING ENGLISH LANGUAGE & MATHS 200 PTS OF WHICH 140 SHOULD COME FROM TWO A LEVELS GNVQ ADVANCED LEVEL 3 WITH MERIT PRE 2003 BTEC PASS WITH 2 DISTINCTIONS & 8 MERITS ACCESS 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 3 AND 4 AT LEVEL 2 21 YEARS OR OLDER FLEXIBLE ENTRY PROVIDED OTHER RELEVANT LEARNING OR EXPERIENCE

14 Faculty of Organisation and Management Routes to a degree HND FOUNDATION DEGREE ACCESS COURSES/MATURE STUDENTS

15 Faculty of Organisation and Management What are we looking for? Enthusiasm Commitment, motivation and the desire to succeed Willingness to take responsibility for your own learning Performance to your full potential (we will give you the support you need to become the best that you can be)

16 Faculty of Organisation and Management What are students looking for from a degree? Personal growth Intellectual challenge Transferable skills Ownership of learning Development of professionalism Employability

17 Faculty of Organisation and Management Graduate Career Prospects 95.5% of tourism and hospitality graduates find full-time employment within 6 months of leaving the course Average graduate starting salary: £14,231 Maximum graduate starting salary: £35,000 Source: SHU First Destination Survey, 2004

18 Faculty of Organisation and Management Graduate Employers (sample) Aramark Baldwins Omega City Catering Accor Hotels MacDonald Hotels Monarch Airlines Marriott Hotel Group Millennium Galleries British Airways Hilton Hotel group Rise Travel Teaching and Projects Abroad Thomson Holidays

19 Faculty of Organisation and Management Career Profiles

20 Faculty of Organisation and Management Joanna Cook SWE Radisson Marco Island Resort in Florida Graduate training programme at Naples Registry Resort, Marco Island, Florida - Sales and Marketing and Public Relations 2002-onwards Radisson Suite Beach Resort - Sales Manager 'My internship helped me decide the career path I wanted to take and made it easier to choose the modules for my final year. The best part of the degree course for me was the placement year - if I hadn't done that I don't know where I would be now! '

21 Faculty of Organisation and Management John Price SWE Newcastle Marriott, Gosforth Park –Christmas Organiser –Worked in all departments –Duty Management Joined Marriott Graduate Training Scheme July 2001 July 2001 to May 2002 Slough/Windsor Courtyard by Marriott – Graduate trainee Manager based in front Office May 2002 to January 2003 Lincoln– Restaurant & Bar Manager January 2003 to March 2004 Ipswich–Operations Manager April 2004 to July 2005 – Marriott Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club – Operations Manager August 2005 –present. General Manager – Hotel Bannatyne

22 Faculty of Organisation and Management Catherine Grimbly SWE Copthorne Tara –Restaurant Supervisor –Conference Ops –Conference Office Secretary –Meetings Planner –Returned to Copthorne on graduation Meetings Planner Conference Office Manager Meetings & Event Manager March 03 – November 04 Holiday Inn Regents Park- Conference sales manager November 04 Langham Hotel - Senior Conference, Banqueting & Groups manager

23 Faculty of Organisation and Management Mark Robson June 2000-Sept 2001 Sandown Park Graduate Trainee/assistant Manager Sept 2001-Nov 2002 Deputy General Manager Nov 2002-Feb 2003 GM Christmas Site Feb 2003-August 2003 GM National Film Theatre August 2003-July 2004 GM Wisley Gardens Flagship unit July 2004 left to set up own business Redmist Leisure June 1998 April 1999 SWE Jupiter Island Club, Florida – PA to HR Director April1999 – September 1999 SWE Grand View Lodge, Minnesota – Restaurant Manager June 2000 joined Graduate Training Scheme Sedexho

24 Faculty of Organisation and Management What can our graduates expect from a career in Hospitality and Tourism......High levels of responsibility and authority, international prospects, good salaries, challenging roles, exciting career opportunities...

25 Faculty of Organisation and Management For more information.... Jenny Cockill - Hospitality Nicola Palmer - Tourism


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