Course overview

The BSc in Hospitality Management programme (BHM) exposes the students to an environment oriented to both business and hotel operations and management. The BHM curriculum is a combination of theory and practice where the students are exposed to hands-on training in food and beverage production and service and in rooms division management within the Strathmore facility and in the hotels where they will do their attachment and internship.

What you will learn

The students acquire not only technical and management skills but also the necessary soft skills such as spirit of service, social etiquette, personal responsibility, commitment and teamwork. The BHM graduates will be better equipped to work in hotels as well as in various service organizations such as resorts, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, hospitals, conventions and conference facilities and banqueting, or venture into business start-up of events management and outside catering and lodging houses. All students are required to take the compulsory humanity units that include philosophy, ethics, communication skills and foreign languages which enable the students to attain a holistic development. Both hospitality and tourism students do the common units together such as management subjects, accounting, economics, marketing, business management and entrepreneurship, statistics and research methods. All students are required to submit a research project in any area related to hospitality and tourism as a final requirement to attaining the degree. BSc in Hospitality Management (BHM) has the following core subjects of specialization: Food and Beverage Production I, II and III Food and Beverage Service I and II Food and Beverage Management Housekeeping and Laundry Techniques Housekeeping and Laundry Supervision Front Office and Customer Service Hotel Information Systems Accommodation Management Essentials of Menu Planning and Costing Hospitality Operations Management Bar Operations Management Food Related Microorganisms and Diseases Hospitality Facilities Management Management Accounting for Hospitality

Course details

Who is the course for?

The programme is for individuals interested in growing their hospitality and hotel management skills to the next level. Highschool graduates are most eligible for this programme