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University of Calgary Calendar 2015-2016 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions T, U Tourism Management TOUR
Tourism Management TOUR

Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business.

Tourism Management Chairperson: TBD

Senior Courses
Tourism Management 309       Introduction to Leisure, Tourism and Society
An interdisciplinary introduction to the concepts, methods and practices of leisure, recreation and tourism studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 30 units (5.0 full-course equivalents).
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Tourism Management 409       Travel and Tourism Management
Economic, social, cultural, political, and technological dimensions of tourism, in particular changing travel markets, industry structure, evolving issues and problems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents).
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Tourism Management 309.
Notes:
Not available for credit toward the Bachelor of Commerce program. Preference in enrolment is given to students who have declared a Management and Society Minor.
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Tourism Management 419       Tourism Marketing
Examination of the travel industry structure, the peculiarities of the tourism "product", market trends, problems and prospects. Tourism demand, supply, and linking components are highlighted, with special emphasis on travel industry marketing in the broader community and regional marketing context and the integration of human resources management and marketing in service operations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Marketing 317 and Tourism Management 309.
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Tourism Management 429       Leadership and Human Resources in Tourism and Hospitality Operations
Analysis of the human resource management problems involved in the delivery of hospitality and travel services including recruitment, selection, training and development, motivation, compensation, communication, unionism and labour market issues. Emphasis will be on leadership and the linkages with human resources strategy and overall business objectives.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents).
Corequisite(s):
Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 317 and Tourism Management 309.
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Tourism Management 439       Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality
Application of principles of financial management to the tourism and hospitality industry: balance sheet analysis; ratios; statements; capital budgeting analysis; franchising; management contracts; leasing; financing; and revenue management.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Finance 317 and Tourism Management 309.
Notes:
Tourism Management 469 is recommended.
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Tourism Management 449       Policy, Planning and Research in Tourism
The course focuses on research and analysis designed to formulate policy, programs, and development initiatives to create and maintain economically competitive tourism destinations that are sustainable from an environmental, social, and cultural perspective. Conceptual foundations are applied to real world issues in a planning and policy context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Tourism Management 309.
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Tourism Management 469       Profit and Control in Tourism and Hospitality
Examination of the information systems useful in value-added processes within tourism and hospitality organizations. Interpretive, analytical, and judgmental skills will be applied in the study of quality and environmental costs, JIT and ABC costing, cash management, performance evaluation, and other topics.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business, and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Accounting 217 or 317, and Tourism Management 309.
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Accounting 361.
Notes:
It is recommended that this course be taken before Tourism Management 439.
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Tourism Management 479       Resort and Recreation Management
Concepts and methods of resort planning, management and marketing, including recreational and event management for the resort environment. Case studies of real and proposed resorts from different environments will be used. Field visits to one or more resorts will be an essential part of the course.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Tourism Management 309.
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Tourism Management 499       Convention and Events Management
An introduction to the principles and practice of convention and events management, covering meetings, conventions, sports, arts, entertainment, festivals, exhibitions, trade and consumer shows, functions, and their venues. Specific attention is paid to the economic and tourism impacts of events.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and successful completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents). In addition students must either have completed Tourism Management 309 or be in a Marketing concentration and have completed Marketing 317.
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Graduate Courses
Tourism Management 741       Policy Planning and Development in Tourism
The planning process. The nature of tourism, and its role in national and regional development. Economic, social, psychological, environmental and technological impacts of tourism on the host community. Trade-offs. Strategies in development. Planning and public policy. National, provincial and local tourism programs. The Alberta example.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
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Tourism Management 745       International Tourism
The structure, environment and special characteristics of international tourism. Nature, importance and measurement of country/destination image. Host-visitor interaction. Factors motivating, facilitating and constraining international travel. Types of international tourists and their needs. Measurement, forecasting and promotion of international travel. Major issues and elements of planning for international visitors.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
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PhD Course
Tourism Management 799       Doctoral Seminars in Tourism

799.01. General Fields in Tourism Management

799.02. Special Fields in Tourism Management

799.03. Tourism Policy and Strategy

799.04. Theory in Tourism


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
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