One out of 10 employees globally is found in hospitality and tourism. Will you be one of them?
This is an introductory set of courses to the vast field of hospitality and tourism. This set of 5 high-quality courses takes the participant to a new level in understanding the business logic and working structure of hospitality and tourism, as a people business, experience business, and a business area developing fast during the years to come.
This course package aims to develop a wide perspective on modern hospitality and tourism as a multi-form industry and the issues affecting it. Lessons included will explain the central concepts and definitions used in the respective business areas.
Course mode: Self-study
Course material: 133 videos, over 10 hours of video material, one video podcast, 26 quizzes. Estimated total study time, 10 ECTS equivalent, 270 hours of workload.
Targeted to: People already working in hospitality and tourism, wanting to broaden their skills and knowledge base. Also, it suits everyone interested in acquiring the basics of the business as a whole.
Understanding the impact of current worldwide trends is vital for developing your future career.
This course package gives you an extensive overview of the multitude of modern hospitality and tourism business. We offer you five independent courses on key topics of the industry.
The course package enables you access to the five following courses:
+ a free bonus e-book glossary: ‘The language of Hospitality & Tourism’ to help you to get started with the terminology.
After completing the course package, the participant:
has a solid understanding of the local and global importance of the hospitality and tourism industry, the principles and codes of behavior, and how to succeed in one’s work
is able to start pursuing a career in this number one business in the world
knows how worldwide trends and issues shape the business
Upon completion of this set of courses, the participant is able to:
explain the complexity of the hospitality and tourism business
understand the multitude of various components of the business
assess the impact of hospitality and tourism
apply theories into practice in the hospitality and tourism field
apply the basic skills acquired to start working in the business
The participants are expected to watch all the Courses’ video content under each module, acquaint themselves with additional materials provided, and then take the quizzes. Each quiz can be taken 3 times and we recommend that participants watch the videos and study the material well until they feel they mastered the topic.
2.2 Revenue recognition and allocation of short-term expenses
2.3 Allocation of long-term investments
Tutorial 3. The Balance Sheet
3.2 Equity and Liabilities
3.3 The accounting equation
Tutorial 4. CVP analysis
4.2 Contribution margin income statement
4.3 Break-even point
4.4 Margin of safety
Tutorial 5. Pricing
5.2 Contribution margin pricing (example VAT)
5.3 Bottom-up approach
Why start studying now?
Want to pursue a career in international hospitality and tourism? First, you have to understand how it works, be aware of the history, present and future of the business, of the players, codes of conduct and operating models, and concepts to become a solid player in the field.
Understanding, evaluating, applying into practice and renewing your own business is the key.
The course will facilitate your journey in business life. Do not waste a minute – start your new career today!
How do I purchase the course?
You may buy the course by adding it to the shopping cart on this page. You can pay with a credit card, bank transfer, or in-company purchases request for an invoice. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your order. It contains all relevant data on your purchase.
If you’re ordering the course for multiple users, you will be contacted after your purchase. Credentials to each user will be sent via personal email after verification of your payment.
If you make a company purchase and wish to be billed, you will be contacted. You will receive your credentials to use the course upon payment of the bill. If you have any questions or inquiries, do contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I get access to the materials and for how long do I have to finish the course?
After we have verified your payment, you will be sent credentials for the log-in to the learning environment, where you will conduct your studies. In the learning environment, you will find all your study materials available for you for 12 months.
You may study at your own pace and return to study materials at any time you wish.
Welcome to the course!
Meet your course instructors
Sakari works as a senior lecturer of culinary management at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. For Sakari culinary arts and cooking are a way of life. Working in various restaurants has helped him to gain a deep understanding of food production and gastronomy.
Hanna Moisio has extensive experience in accounting and teaching. Prior to entering Haaga-Helia, she worked in a number of auditing businesses gaining an understanding of a variety of different industries. She is also a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE ®) and works as a senior lecturer at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences – on its hospitality campus.
Nina Niemi is a Master of Hospitality Managementand Hospitality professional.
Nina is a Senior Lecturer in Accommodation Management at Haaga-Helia. She has a solid background in the accommodation and event industries with several accountable positions related to running operations and teams to managing revenue and sales.
Mia Tarhanen is a tourism professional and senior lecturer,
Mia Tarhanen has an extensive career in tourism education as a Senior lecturer in tourism management and business development. She loves helping and inspiring new talent in professional growth.
Aarni is drawing on his background in international Restaurant Management, Service Design, and Technology Research & Development, Dr. Aarni Tuomi’s research and teaching explores the future of the service sector, particularly in relation to emerging technology. Additionally, he serves as a senior lecturer at the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, on its hospitality campus.
Kira Weckman is a Chef and entrepreneur. She is the CEO of KW Catering & Consulting and Training consultant at Metos Ltd. Kira has worked in the Food industry since 2004. She has a degree in Culinary management. She is also the winner of Top Chef Finland and the author of the cookbook 'Latinomakuja - Latin Flavours'.