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University of Cape Town Guest House Management short course

The course in a nutshell:

10-week part-time course presented through online distance learning

Learn how to set up and manage a hospitality establishment

Includes additional modules on website planning and eMarketing

This course has been designed for both current and prospective owners and managers of guest houses, backpackers, boutique hotels, self-catering and bed & breakfast establishments.

Course starts: 26 August 2013

Course modules:

Module 1 Understanding the tourism industry
Module 2 Planning stages
Module 3 Financial management
Module 4 Legal requirements
Module 5 The physical guest house
Module 6 Communication and customer service
Module 7 General management
Module 8 Day-to-day operations
Module 9 Understanding marketing
Module 10 Website planning and eMarketing

Suggest Category: 
Online Training
Course Venue: 
Students work through one module at a time as a group with their Course Coordinator and Course Instructor, which allows for flexible study timetables. Students do not attend lectures during the 10 weeks, but receive administrative and academic assistance by email and telephone from their Course Coordinator and Course Convener.
Course Length: 
10 weeks
Payment Options: 
Once off and a 3-part payment plan
certificate issued by University of Cape Town
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