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Hospitality Management

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Hospitality Management program has a worldwide reputation of offering innovative relevant skills to assist our students with finding a career they love in the dynamic global industry of hospitality. Our program is one of the first in Canada to offer all theory courses in a blended learning environment which includes laptop delivery. This provides our students with a dynamic learning environment based on leading edge research, collaboration, and relevant information that the industry demands. Students are also trained in the use of leading hospitality software including Opera Property Management Software, the most popular system for leading hotel companies in the world. Micros Point of Sale food and beverage software that is one of the most prominent worldwide, and the OpenTable reservation system. As part of our dynamic live classroom training, courses in Food and Beverage Service and Food Production Management take place in the evening over a six-week period with attendance required for all classes. The Hospitality Management program helps our students to obtain a rewarding and dynamic career, with the support of an advisory board consisting of representatives from the top companies in hospitality in Alberta, and strong industry collaboration. Exchange offerings with Box Hill Institute in Australia, study tours that have included destinations such as Italy and Thailand, and expert instructors who have been leaders in the hospitality industry, make this a dynamic and rewarding program.  Laptop delivery of program  State of the art software in both the Lodging and Food and Beverage sectors  Hands-on training in our renowned Highwood Dining Room  Culinary perspectives training with expert Chefs from our Culinary Program  Mixology and Wine Appreciation courses  Professional paid internship program between years 1 and 2 to integrate our students into the leading companies of the hospitality industry  Special events courses allowing students to manage and execute an event for industry members and the public

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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

At least 50% in the following courses or equivalents:

  • Math 30-2 or Math 20-1 or Applied Math 30 or Pure Math 20, AND,
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Admission alternatives for the Hospitality Management program are as follows:
    • In lieu of Math requirement, successful completion of BMAT 230 - Business Mathematics.
    • In lieu of English requirement, successful completion of COMM 240 - Business Communications I or COMN 220 - Communication and Presentation Skills.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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