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Global Hospitality Business Development

Global Hospitality Business Development

Program Code:GBD
Campus:Markham
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Work-Integrated Learning:Optional Work Term

Program Description

Go Places

Discover a world of opportunity in the multibillion-dollar business of hospitality and tourism. This sector is constantly innovating and growing. As a result, there is a greater need for hospitality and tourism professionals with business management skills Seneca's Global Hospitality Business Development program will position you to be a sought-after professional in one of the most service-driven industries in the world. You'll learn key business development practices and be able to identify the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in today's technology-based markets. Whether in traditional high demand areas or emerging markets, gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in a culturally diverse global environment – allowing you to work anywhere in the world. This program provides an opportunity to earn an MBA in Global Hospitality Business Development from IMI International Management Institute Switzerland in Luzern.  IMI is one of the leading Hotel and Tourism Management schools in the world.

International Study Abroad

Once you've completed your graduate certificate in Global Hospitality Business Development at Seneca, you can apply to IMI for one-term (11-week) to complete the MBA program. The MBA in Global Hospitality Management is an international degree that will prepare you to progress within your management career in the industry. 

What You'll Learn

Throughout the program you'll learn from industry leaders and educators while utilizing state-of-the-art labs and business case studies to enhance your expertise.

The program will focus on developing your skills in the following areas with a firm grounding in hospitality and tourism management:

  • Service Leadership
  • Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Sales and Relationship Management
  • Proposal Writing
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Marketing Techniques

Field Placement

Fieldwork is an integral element of your program, providing a way to integrate classroom learning in real business situations – honing your skills and helping you build a network of contacts ahead of graduation. You'll benefit from 150 hours in a professional setting. This component is critical to your success and a requirement to graduate.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario university/college degree or college diploma, or equivalent
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level

International Students: apply online using Seneca's International Web Application

Fees

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Your Career

As a program graduate, you'll be equipped with the tools and techniques to find work in a wide range of hospitality, travel and tourism related roles including: Corporate Hospitality Associate, Corporate Travel Buyer, Hospitality/ Tourism Business Development Manger, Hotel / Tourism Account Manager, Project Manager – Planning, Tourism Destination Manager, Experience Manger, Hospitality or Tourism Relationship Manager, Hospitality /Tourism /Travel Sales Coordinator, and Marketing Assistant Manager among others.

Take your newly developed skills and knowledge back home to broaden your employment prospects or you may be able to extend the duration of your Canadian experience by obtaining a 1-3 year post-graduate work permit.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment.  The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
GBD110 Services Marketing
GBD120 Service Leadership Strategy
GBD130 Global Business Communications, Ethics and CSR
GBD160 Integrated Project/Fieldwork I
GBD205 Data Analytics and Finance
MKM915 Digital Marketing
OPR725 Project Management
 
Semester 2
GBD200 Strategic Relationship Management
GBD210 Global Sales Management Strategies
GBD220 Global Procurement Management
GBD230 Global Corporate Travel Management
GBD250 Integrated Project/Fieldwork II
MGM721 Seminar in Decision Theory
WTP100 Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Work-Integrated Learning
GBD441 Global Hospitality Business Development, Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
GBD110 Services Marketing
GBD120 Service Leadership Strategy
GBD130 Global Business Communications, Ethics and CSR
GBD160 Integrated Project/Fieldwork I
MGM721 Seminar in Decision Theory
MKM915 Digital Marketing
OPR725 Project Management
 
Semester 2
GBD200 Strategic Relationship Management
GBD205 Data Analytics and Finance
GBD210 Global Sales Management Strategies
GBD220 Global Procurement Management
GBD230 Global Corporate Travel Management
GBD250 Integrated Project/Fieldwork II
CPP100 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
CWT100 or
GBD441
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Global Hospitality Business Development, Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Contact Us

www.senecacollege.ca/school/tourism
Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Alex Tyo
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
Alexander.Tyo@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Marc Combetto
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77435
Marc.Combetto@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Angela Sakellariou
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77636
Angela.Sakellariou@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Athena Hurezeanu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26093
Athena.Hurezeanu@senecacollege.ca
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator: Kim Adshade
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77622
Kim.Adshade@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Angela Zigras
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77531
Angela.Zigras@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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