Specialieji klavišai

Why is it worthwhile?

Practice focused academic programme furnishing students with knowledge of economic, social and applied sciences as well as the business skills necessary in Tourism and Hospitality industry.

Career opportunities

Graduates have a possibility to be employed in any of the following areas of tourism and hospitality industry: Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Airlines, Sport and Leisure Centres, Event Management Enterprises.

Studies Area: Social Sciences

Study Mode: full time studies, 3 years (6 semesters, 180 ECTS)

Language of Instruction: English and Lithuanian

Delivered at: Faculty of Management and Economics

Qualification to be Awarded: Professional Bachelor in Management

General description: The aim of Tourism Management study programme is to train a tourism and hotel manager who acquires the Professional Bachelor qualification and is able to manage the functional activities of the enterprises and divisions of the sector, analyse and evaluate the environment of tourism business and its processes; develop and sell competitive tourism and hospitality products; submit and implement solutions applying the knowledge necessary for managerial, economic and other professional activities; independently and creatively act in changing market conditions; and professionally and responsibly communicate in multicultural business environment.

1 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Professional Language and Document Management
6
Basics of Psychology
3
IT Communications
3
Economics
15:
Micro-macroeconomics
6
Business Mathematics
5
Economical statistics
4
Business Foreign Language I
3
2 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Business Philosophy
3
Intercultural Tourism Environment
15:
Cultural Heritage
4
Intercultural Communication
4
Travel Geography
4
Tourism Antropology
3
Foreign Language II
3
Practical training I
9
3 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Management
6
Basics of Marketing
4
Tourism Services and Infrastructure
5
Law
5
Business Foreign Language I
3
Foreign Language II
4
Elective Subject
3
4 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Basics of EU Common Market
3
Tourism Resources in Lithuania
3
Foreign Language II
3
Practical training II
6
Practical training III
12
5 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Enterprise Accounting
6
Change Management
3
Business Foreign Language I
3
Tourism Management / Hotel Management:
15:
Tourism Company Management I / Hotel Management I
6
Tourism Marketing / Hospitality Marketing
6
Transportation / Operations of Catering Services
3
Elective Subject
3
6 semester
Credits (ECTS)
Environment and Human Safety
4
Business Ethics
5
Methodology of Excursions / Catering Technology
3
Tourism Company Management II / Hotel Management II
3
Final Work:
15:
Final Internship
6
Final Thesis
9

Learning outcomes. Graduates will:

  • will know and be able to apply in professional activities the theories and principles of management as well as administration of financial and other resources;
  • will be able to describe the legal acts that regulate the performance of an enterprise, and follow them while operating in the tourism and hospitality sector;
  • will know the conceptions and principles of the sustainable development and responsible business, and will be able to apply them in professional activities;
  • will be able to choose appropriate research methods and conduct market research using technological innovations;
  • will be able to analyse and assess the results of investigations;
  • will be able to analyse business environment and its processes as well as identify possible alternative solutions and opportunities for applying scientific technological innovations;
  • will be able to plan the performance of an enterprise of the tourism and hotel sector and its divisions by estimating the need for human, financial and other resources and their sources;
  • will be able to develop and introduce a competitive tourism product;
  • will be able to organise the performance of an enterprise of the tourism and hotel sector and its divisions by defining staff functions and responsibilities as well as anticipate the systems and principles of assessing and monitoring of the performance;
  • will be able to responsibly and professionally communicate and cooperate with the participants in the market and employees following the principles and regulations of official communication and business ethics and taking into account inter-cultural peculiarities;
  • will be able to independently develop professional and personal skills taking into account the constantly changing professional environment and the needs of the market and demonstrating responsibility for the impact of the performance and its results.
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