The Toronto School of Management (TSoM) recently received the title Best Hospitality and Tourism Post-Secondary Institution in Ontario. TSoM received this recognition as part of the ‘Education and Training Awards 2020’ presented by Corporate Vision.
Corporate Vision is an international digital platform that focuses on education sector rankings and acknowledges advances in different areas such as HR, marketing and coaching across the world. The Education and Training Awards recognize the efforts of all institutes that make education a priority.
TSoM received the Best Hospitality and Tourism Institution in Ontario award for its diverse portfolio of diplomas and certificates in this category. The school also received appreciation for its student-centered and innovative approach to education which helps learners cope with the dynamic hospitality field.
Hospitality and Tourism Management programs at TSoM
TSoM offers a wide range of Tourism and Hospitality Management programs, some of which also qualify for Second Career funding – this makes it easier to re-enter education, even after a career break. The specifics of each program are detailed below.
Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op
This one-year program focuses on the latest developments in the international hospitality industry. This Oracle Hospitality-powered program teaches you how to use the Oracle property management system and will help you develop essential competencies like practical communications and teamwork skills.
The program includes subjects like hospitality career readiness and front office operations which can enhance your organizational skills, and the co-op term will allow you to apply all you’ve learnt in real-life situations with a relevant employment experience; TSoM offers a 100% guaranteed co-op placement policy.
Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op
This is a two-year program designed to provide specialist knowledge of hospitality management. Students will gain customer service skills as well as the fundamental concepts of food hygiene and safety, hotel accounting and marketing.
The USPs of the course are the different program certifications such as the Food Handlers Certificate, First Aid Certificate, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate. These certifications can provide the requisite hard and soft skills required in the industry. This program also has a co-op term that will allow you to gain practical experience in the field.
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op
This two-year diploma is ideal for those who want to pursue a management position in the industry. The program is eligible for Second Career Funding and is powered by Oracle Hospitality.
You will develop essential competencies and leadership skills required to manage a team or operations in the Canadian or international hospitality industry. The program curriculum includes subjects like facilities and operations management, hospitality accounting and food and beverage management. With the co-op term, you can gain valuable management expertise which will enhance your career prospects in hospitality and tourism in Ontario.
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
This two-year diploma is similar to the Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op in terms of the program curriculum and learning outcomes. The only difference is that this program does not have a co-op term. This diploma is also powered by Oracle Hospitality and qualifies for Second Career funding.
Certificate in Customer Service Excellence Co-op
This 31-week co-op program will train you to become an expert in providing excellent customer service and experience. You will learn from industry titans of customer service management and front-desk operations, and you’ll develop essential hospitality skills like problem-solving and relationship building. The program also includes 240 hours of a co-op placement which will allow you to gain valuable Canadian experience in the industry.
Career prospects after taking a Hospitality program at TSoM
There are numerous well-paying and exciting career opportunities available for you to explore as a Hospitality graduate of TSoM such as:
Guest relations officer
Front desk manager
Food and beverage officer
Business and marketing analyst
Customer service associate
You can also access executive-level positions like head concierge, hotel chain manager or a celebrity event manager with further qualifications from top global business schools.
If you want to study Hospitality and Tourism, and would like to learn in an international city like Toronto, TSoM’s Hospitality programs are ideal. Click here to learn more about these diplomas