What is Hotel Management Education?
Hotel management Education is the training that is given to enrich the skills and
develop the knowledge for the hospitality operation. Human Resource Management,
Food & Beverage Management, Rooms Division, Sales and Marketing and Financial Management
are few of the areas that are focused in the study.
What are the educational requirements?
One must acquire at least a Diploma in the stream to enter the career options of
the field. Several programs like Diploma, Bachelor and Master are offered in the
discipline. Several courses are offered in the stream covering all the major aspects
of the area. The major of them are:
- Certificate course in hospitality management
- Diploma in Hotel Management
- Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management
- Dual Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Hospitality Management
- Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Hotel Management
Many courses include theoretical and practical examinations as well as project work.
This allows one to gather the comprehensive knowledge of the subject.
Why to choose Hotel Management as career?
The sophistication in the modern lives made an impact over hotels of India that
20th century has seen rapid development in the increasing number as well as in the
increasing facilities of the hotels. The increased number of Star hotels and chain
hotels is the example. These didn’t stick up with the major cities but also expanded
to most of the major towns. Ships, airlines, resorts, clubs, guest houses, tourism
companies are also maintain restaurants and hotels. Thus, the requirement of the
maintaining staff is also increasing day by day creating the requirement of suitable
courses to supply the human resources.
There are several reasons to take up management. Few of them are:
- Provides ample prospective opportunities
- Offers respectable as well as responsible positions
- Handsome salary
- opportunity of self employment
Offers specializations to excel in a particular field
- Great scope of higher positions
- Graduate of different disciplines are eligible for the course
- High chances of working in abroad or on shores or other sophisticated areas
When to plan the career?
The eligibility for all Bachelor courses is passing in 10+2 and for the Master’s,
the eligibility is Bachelor degree. Few colleges admit students considering the
percentage in 10+2. But, few others conduct entrance test and the admission is according
to the score in the test as well as the score in 10+2.
The eligibility to the Certificate and Diploma programs vary from college to college.
Either passing in 10+2 or graduation is the academic requirements for Diploma. Few
Certificate courses are offered for the 10th qualified.
What after Hotel Management?
Hotels/ restaurants/resorts: Resident Managers, Front Office Managers, General Managers,
Service Managers, Executive House Keepers, Food and Beverage Service Executive are
few of the positions offered in hotels or restaurants or resorts.
Air lines/Ships: Apart from the regular works, one can also join in Airlines as
Air Hostess or Flight Stewards. Many other positions are also offered like ground
staff. The experience can also find ample opportunities in ship and work on shore.
Instructor: Many choose being instructor in the colleges or institutes of the related,
after gaining required experience and higher qualification.
Other sectors: BPO, Hospitals, Corporate offices, Malls also offer positions to
the Hotel Management students as Restaurant Manager, Public Relation Officer or
Front Desk Manager.
Self employment is another best option. Restaurant, Cafe, Catering are few of the