Tourism and Travel Coordinator Courses
Take the following course(s):
An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.
Course Code: SAFE-1005
Gain an understanding of the accounting cycle and the use of accounting as an information system. Explore basic financial accounting theory and learn to analyze business transactions and the accounts affected by these transactions. Develop accounting skills by using the rules of debit and credit, journalizing business transactions, posting transactions, and completing financial statements.
Course Code: ACCT-1001
Building on the concepts from Financial Accounting I Part I, following a manual system and/or using accounting software, learn about subsidiary ledgers and special journals, as well as internal control and basic financial accounting theory and practical concepts. Develop the skills to prepare, maintain and close financial statements and learn the fundamental principles required to control and account for cash, banking, and inventory.
Course Code: ACCT-1002
Explore Canadian law as it applies to the tourism and hospitality industry. Develop an understanding of the legal concepts and principles that govern personal and commercial relationships, and learn how our lives are intimately influenced by the law.
Course Code: BUSI-1005
Successful completion of this course will equip students with a foundation of basic leadership skills. A special focus is placed on skills which relate to communication, teamwork, management functions, styles of leadership, motivation, staffing, training, delegating, and performance assessments.
Course Code: BUSI-1143
Students acquire competency in clear workplace language, writing, and proofreading skills expected in a professional, technologically sophisticated workplace setting. Students draft and evaluate various correspondence, as well as demonstrate oral communication skills through business presentations.
Course Code: COMM-1300
In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of various software programs and information processing systems used in today's workplace and educational environments. Students develop the skills necessary to understand and efficiently use common workplace productivity tools. The main areas of focus include: operating systems, e-mail and groupware, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic presentation software, and the integration of these technologies.
Course Code: COMP-1000
Experience the event planning process. Learn the tools and strategies to effectively organize, implement, and monitor all the products, services, and service providers that will bring an event to life.
Course Code: EVNT-1000
Explore the evolution of the tourism industry in Canada and the variety of career opportunities available today. Learn the sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry and discover how they interact and contribute to economic growth.
Course Code: HOSP-1101
Learn the fundamentals of marketing and the major environmental factors influencing today's marketing environment. Discover how individual consumers, industrial and organizational buyers reach their purchase decisions. Develop an understanding of target marketing and examine the elements of the marketing mix.
Course Code: MKTG-1000
Explore the general field of advertising layout, graphic design and visual communication. Examine the roles of the client and the advertising agency in the creative planning process. Learn the tools used to develop, design, and produce advertising.
Course Code: MKTG-1255
Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. Prior to beginning an internship placement, there are a number of activites and requirements that should be addressed in order to prepare both students and host sites. This course is intended to explore those activities, ensuring a smooth and positive experience for all parties involved in this mutually beneficial activity.
Course Code: NCPR-1015
The nationally recognized WorldHost Fundamentals Certificate is highly valued by employers throughout the service and hospitality industries seeking staff who are well-trained in providing exceptional customer service. Students will gain both practical skills and techniques for providing excellent customer service.
Course Code: NCPR-1040
Internship is the cooperative educational component of the program in which students are required to complete a work term in the industry. This internship placement provides students with the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, to acquire new skills, and to gain first hand experiences in the industry. Internship is a cooperative relationship between the industry placement, the student, and the program where all parties derive benefits.
Course Code: NCPR-2020
Participate in a "hands-on" in-depth study of the actual working environment within a travel office setting. Experience the key roles of selling, providing customer service, and applying organizational skills. Learn the various office procedures and selling situations. Develop competence dealing with colleagues, clients, and travel suppliers in a professional manner.
Course Code: PRAC-2021
Explore the geography of the Americas from a travel industry perspective. Discover relevant facts about these destinations and learn to match client preferences to destinations and services. Develop sales strategies to sell tourism and travel products.
Course Code: TOUR-1001
Explore the components of transportation in today's travel industry. Learn about the different modes of travel including rail, bus, car, and water transportation worldwide. Examine the development, explain the terminology, utilize the resources, and identify the reservation systems for a variety of transportation options.
Course Code: TOUR-1005
Discover the many travel products marketed to the Canadian traveler. Become familiar with pricing and costing accessible through various resource methods. Learn to interpret brochures, search the Internet, calculate prices and arrange reservations. Examine travel insurance products, select and cost the appropriate coverage required by law to various scenarios. Learn to match the motivations, needs, and expectations of the client to the right product.
Course Code: TOUR-1010
Examine geography from a travel industry perspective. Study Caribbean, European and African destinations and learn to match clients to destinations and services. Explore relevant facts about these destinations, related client preferences and sales strategies to motivate travelers.
Course Code: TOUR-2001
Learn about tour guiding and tour directing, gain exposure to the industry and gain experience by creating and conducting a tour. Learn about the profession of Heritage Interpreter. Experience what interpretation is, what an interpreter does, and how interpretation works.
Course Code: TOUR-2005
Learn about the aviation industry from its early development to its modern day challenges. Examine the different types of airlines, airports, and associations, as well as the concept of accessibility. Develop the basic skills of ticketing for worldwide travel routes while examining airfare pricing. International time zones and appropriate international documents for destinations will also be covered. Learn how to process tickets and record accounting information for all related traffic documentation.
Course Code: TOUR-2010
Learn how to plan and implement a vacation tour. Experience the elements involved in the idea conception, development, design, execution and evaluation of an international trip. Learn how to set travel objectives, outline negotiations and bookings, and complete budget proposals for an educational study trip. Undertake destination research, package preparation, and brochure creation.
Course Code: TOUR-2015
Learn the basic concepts of electronic bookings in the travel industry. Gain practical knowledge and skills required to perform computerized reservations duties required in traditional travel industry positions. Discover applications used to book tourism components including transportation, tour operations, airlines, hotel, and car rentals. Develop the skills to interpret travel documents, determine appropriate airfares and analyze rules. Perform reservation procedures, create passenger records, and access hotel, car and other information used in the daily operation of a travel agency.
Course Code: TOUR-2025
Learn about the beliefs and conceptions, historical backgrounds, habits, and traits of other cultures. Develop skills to promote sensitivity towards diversity, avoid misunderstandings that may lead to conflict, and allow for more fluent global interaction.
Course Code: TOUR-2030
Explore the geography of the Middle East, Asia and the South Pacific from a travel industry perspective. Discover relevant facts about these destinations and learn to match client preferences to destinations and services. Develop sales strategies to sell tourism and travel products.
Course Code: TOUR-2101