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Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Innovation Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

New Zealand

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Summary

Do you want to start your own hospitality business or upskill in your career?

Whether you have a new product idea for your company or are thinking of starting your own business, you’ll need specialist skills to turn these goals into reality. Innovation is key to any successful hospitality business, and this course will help create and grow your ideas from conception to commercial success.

This course is tailored specifically for the hospitality sector and will enable you to learn to identify opportunities within the industry and create innovative solutions, while developing your entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.

Whether you and a friend have created a new line of health drinks, or you want to grow your product offerings for an existing company, You’ll also learn about product development, branding and marketing and have the opportunity to test your products and services in a real business environment.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates can pursue employment and career opportunities in a wide range of organisations and roles in the hospitality sector, as well as the tourism and service industries, and wider trade and enterprise sectors. Graduates may become self-employed or progress to employment in advisory, team leader, supervisory, business development or management roles in a variety of areas including:

  • hotel/accommodation management, including sales and marketing, concierge and front desk operations
  • food and beverage, restaurants and catering
  • tourism, hotel and event venue facilities management
  • event and conference planning and management
  • destination management, and business and trade development
  • retail buying, merchandising and management
  • brand and value proposition management
  • owner/operator ventures
  • other hospitality, tourism, service sector, trade and enterprise fields

TOPICS YOU'LL COVER

Compulsory topics:

SMKT7002 Entrepreneurship for the Service Sector
SMKT7003 Branding and Marketing Strategies for the Hospitality Sector
SMKT7005 Product Innovation and Development for the Hospitality Sector

Plus, choose one of the following electives:

BMGT7012 Internship
BMGT7013 Industry Project

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Innovation.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$19,948.00 (10,29,748) per year

Course related costs: NZ $300 for field trips

From

19-Jul-21

Venue

Mokoia Campus

Mokoia Drive,

ROTORUA,

Tihoitonga,

3015, New Zealand

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$19,948.00 (10,29,748) per year

Course related costs: NZ $300 for field trips

From

19-Jul-21

Venue

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Windermere Campus,

70 Windermere Drive,

TAURANGA,

Poike,

3112, New Zealand

Online/Distance with attendence (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$19,948.00 (10,29,748) per year

Course related costs: NZ $300 for field trips

From

19-Jul-21

Venue

Mokoia Campus

Mokoia Drive,

ROTORUA,

Tihoitonga,

3015, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

You must:

  • have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline; or
  • have completed a minimum of a two-year diploma equivalent to NZQA Level 7 or higher in a related discipline; or
  • be able to demonstrate at least three years’ equivalent relevant practical and/or professional experience (a curriculum vitae must be submitted detailing relevant work experience and professional achievements).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE); Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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