|Courses: 55 Courses||Duration: 8 Semesters||Language: English|
|Seats: 100 Seats (47 Rsvd)||Credit Hours: 132 Cr.Hrs||Department: Hospitality Management|
This program aims at providing students with the knowledge and required skills to join business tourism industry such as participation in many events, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and other activities that have great cultural, social, political and commercial importance.
The program focuses on the development of many of the previous activities by strengthening relevant elements, including providing students with the necessary knowledge to develop exhibition and conference venues, improving relevant government regulations and procedures, and developing the marketing of human resource capabilities in this sector.
The program also diversifies business tourism activities to include meeting industry, fairs, conferences, and marketing them to achieve distinctive economic growth through enhancing the investment environment.
Hotel/resort managers or assistant managers.
Convention and special event managers or assistant managers.
Department managers or assistants for lodging facilities.
Convention and special event coordinators.
Customer service representatives.
Tourism promotion representatives.
-Event Management in Hospitality and Tourism is one of the majors comprising the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality, King Salman University, located at Sharm El-Sheikh. The city is famous worldwide for its exceptional facilities of high-end hotels and resorts, restaurants, and entertainment offerings throughout the year. The city has more than 180 classified resorts and more than 60,000 hotel rooms.
-The program curriculum is designed to prepare students for various positions in the hotel/lodging industry. The curriculum is uniquely focused on the essential knowledge needed to manage the complex operations of multi-million-dollar resorts, events, catering, and spa businesses worldwide. Emphasis is given to developing knowledge and skills in essential areas such as recreational tourism, salesmanship, marketing, food and beverage, event management, lodging management, recreation facilities management.
-The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality is distinguished by the availability of an educational hotel that contains 30 hotel rooms – a reception desk – a multi-purpose conference room – specialized restaurants – a specialized kitchen – a tourism company – a restoration laboratory – a swimming pool – classrooms. The educational hotel is used to train students in practical skills such as reception, reservation, and marketing.
-The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality has an international partnership with one of the universities specializing in tourism and hotel in Europe, allowing students to obtain a double degree.
Each year, approximately 40 students enrol to the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality.
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality offers four specializations: hotel and resort management; event management in hospitality and tourism; commercial recreation and tourism management; museology and heritage management.
Any student who gets the minimum required score for the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality and who successfully passed the admission exams and interview could apply for the program.
Each student can apply to only one specialization.
Each student can choose his/her specialization before the first academic year.
Each student can change his/her specialization during the first academic year after the approval of his/her academic advisor.
Each student can choose from the elective courses the program offers.
If you need further help, you can contact your academic advisor.
It takes eight semesters/four years to complete the degree.
The degree will be accepted inside and outside Egypt.
To get the degree, each student has to study 55 courses.
To get the degree, each student has to complete 132 credit hours successfully.
If you get the KSIU bachelor’s degree, you can apply for a master’s degree anywhere inside or outside Egypt.
If you have any academic or non-academic problems during your studies, you can contact your academic advisor.
The maximum student workload per week is 45 hours, including the contact hours inside the campus and the hours required to complete the coursework outside the campus. The exams are scheduled and announced in advance.
The hotel and resort program offers a variety of courses, including university-requirement classes such as entrepreneurship and innovation, critical thinking, climate change and sustainability, and scientific research skills; faculty-requirement courses such as introduction to tourism, introduction to hospitality, principles of tourism marketing, and introduction to museum and heritage studies; and specialization-requirement courses such as event management, lodging management, food and beverage management, sales and marketing, event design and technology.
The program requires the student to complete the graduation project in the last semester.
The program requires the student to arrange and participate in six credits of the approved internship so that classroom learning can be applied or experienced at lodging, resort facilities, or convention centers. In addition, local/international internships expand students’ understanding of the day-to-day operations of the industry.
The students will get a validated degree from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities.
The hospitality management department offers a variety of academic and sports activities to students. The educational activities include regular trip visits to resorts and academic competitions and projects. The non-academic activities include sports activities inside the campus (swimming, tennis, football, volleyball, and handball) and outside campus activities (community service activities, open days).
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality adopts the most crucial non-traditional teaching strategies:
-Brainstorming strategy to encourage students to reach the most significant number of ideas on a specific topic.
-Collaborative learning strategy to encourage teamwork
-Enterprise strategy by encouraging students to devise new ideas and implement them
-Problem Solving Strategy
-Discovery Learning Strategy
-E-learning strategy through the availability of technological infrastructure at the university
-Peer Learning Strategy
-Practical field training strategy
-Critical thinking strategy
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality organizes a set of training courses for students to develop the soft skills:
-Effective communication and presentation
-Use of technology
-Negotiation and problem solving
-Creativity and innovation
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality adopts a set of strategies to encourage students to learn:
-Defining the targeted learning outcomes for each course
-Availability of academic advising
-Encouraging students to take responsibility
-Encouraging students to work together
-Using modern teaching strategies
-Providing a good learning environment
-Providing a competitive environment among students
-Motivating the distinguished students financially and morally
-Provide feedback on students’ performance
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality adopts a set of strategies to encourage students at risk who are struggling to study and whose GPA is less than 2:
-Reducing the academic load to 14 credit hours during the semester
-Encouraging students to communicate with faculty members during office hours
-Holding continuous sessions with students at-risk students through the academic advisor at least once a month
-Motivating students who are morally distressed
-Use peer and group learning strategies
-Periodically evaluate the performance of the student at-risk students
In addition, the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality adopts a set of strategies to encourage outstanding students whose GPA exceeds 3:
-Increasing the academic load to 21 credit hours during the semester
-Motivating outstanding students morally and financially
-Use self-learning strategies
-Use of competitions
The teaching staff is experienced and qualified. The teaching staff adopts various non-traditional teaching methods such as brainstorming, role-playing, gamification, etc. In addition, they carefully listen to students.
This program aims at rehabilitating the students to work at hotels, resorts and tourist villages by providing them with a range of knowledge, skills and abilities required by the hotel and tourism industry market.