UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Guest House Management online short course

Course starts 12 March 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
6 March 2018
Course Starts:
12 March 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R11,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
6 March 2018
Course Starts:
12 March 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Tourism accounts for 1 in every 12 jobs in South Africa.* The local industry is booming: but it takes a certain set of skills to manage a successful hospitality business in a cut-throat economy.

With this hospitality course you can master hospitality management and realise your dream of running a guest house. This UCT online short course covers every aspect of guest house hospitality, helping you gain confidence in finances, staff retention, business management, marketing and more.

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What will set you apart

With this hospitality business management course, you’ll gain the confidence to:

  • Plan and design the perfect guest house, with a focus on the choice of location 
  • Handle all legal requirements necessary to run a small hospitality business 
  • Setup and maintain an effective website - bringing your guest house to the world, and providing you with the necessary marketing tools

Course curriculum

This short course from UCT aims to provide you with the hospitality skills and know-how to set you apart in this competitive industry. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Understanding the tourism industry
  • Course Module 2: Planning stages
  • Course Module 3: Finance and financial management
  • Course Module 4: Legal requirements
  • Course Module 5: The guest house
  • Course Module 6: Communication and customer service
  • Course Module 7: General management
  • Course Module 8: Day-to-day operations
  • Course Module 9: Understanding marketing
  • Course Module 10: Website planning

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 12 March 2018.

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