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Course Overview

The Diploma in Leisure & Events Management has been merged into the Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management and will be offered as a new option in MICE & Events Management from AY2019.

 

 Infinite Opportunities with TP LEM

 

  • Dual focus in Leisure and Events Management
  • Cultivate a service oriented mind-set to engage and sustain businesses
  • Collaborate with companies to conceptualise and implement events

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants must obtain 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus Points) and meet the minimum entry requirements of this course. CCA cannot be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

Subject
Grade

English Language (EL1)*

1-6

Mathematics (E or A)

1-6

Any three other subjects, excluding CCA

1-6

To be eligible for selection, you must also have sat for at least one of the following subjects: Art/Art & Design, Business Studies, Combined Humanities, Commerce, Commercial Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Higher Art, Higher Music, Introduction to Enterprise Development, Literature in English/ Chinese/Malay/Tamil, Media Studies (English/Chinese Language), Music, Principles of Accounts.

See also the minimum entry requirements for:

What You'll Learn

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BCS1011 Communication & Information Literacy

In this subject, you will learn how to conduct research for relevant information and validate information sources. You will also learn to recognise and avoid plagiarism, and follow standard citation and referencing guidelines when presenting information. In the course of learning, you will be required to plan, prepare and present information appropriately in written and oral form. You will also be taught to consider the Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) when writing and delivering oral presentations.

2
BCS1012 Workplace Communication

In this subject, you will be taught how to conduct effective meetings while applying team communication strategies and the skills for documenting meeting notes. You will be required to write clear emails, using the appropriate format, language, tone and style for an audience. You will also be taught to communicate appropriately in and for an organisation when using various platforms. In all aspects, the principles of applying Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) will be covered.

2
BCS1013 Persuasive Communication

In this subject, you will be taught how to use persuasive language in written documents. You will be required to use information to your advantage to verbally communicate and convince an audience about your idea, product or service. Skills such as persuasive vocabulary, language features, graphical illustrations, tone and style would also be covered. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) will also be applied when engaging in verbal and written communication.

2
GCC1001 Current Issues & Critical Thinking

This subject presents you with a panoramic view of current local and global issues, which may have long term implications for Singapore. You will learn to apply critical thinking tools to examine current issues, support your views with relevant research and up-to-date data, articulate an informed opinion and mature as civic-minded individuals.

2
BIN1001 Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The subject is designed for learners from all disciplines to embrace innovation in either their specialised field or beyond.  Learners will be taught to apply the Design Thinking framework to develop problem statements, ideate and identify feasible solutions. Learners will be exposed to several tools for prototyping. In addition, commercial awareness will be imbued in learners through various innovation and entrepreneurship concepts or tools. This subject also prepares students to be self-directed lifelong learners who are digital and information literate. It nurtures communicative and collaborative citizens who can use objective analysis in problem-solving.

2
LEA1011 Leadership: Essential Attributes & Practice 1

LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.

1
LEA1012 Leadership: Essential Attributes & Practice 2

LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life-skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.

1
LEA1013 Leadership: Essential Attributes & Practice 3

LEAP 1, 2 and 3 are three fundamental subjects that seek to cultivate in you, the attitude, skills and knowledge for the development of your leadership competencies. This character-based leadership programme enables you to develop your life-skills through establishing personal core values, which will become the foundation for your leadership credibility and influence.

1
LSW1002 Sports & Wellness

The subject enables students to build a good foundation for healthy living. Students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on practical sessions where they will experience and develop both physical and technical skills in their chosen sports or fitness activities. Through a structured curriculum that facilitates group participation, practice sessions and mini competitions, students will be able to build lifelong skills such as resilience, leadership, communication and teamwork. Physical activity sessions will also be supplemented by health-related topics that span the dimensions of health, such as diet, nutrition, stress and weight management, to provide students with a holistic approach to healthy living.  This subject also prepares students to be self-directed and accountable for lifelong learning for good health.

2
MCR1001 Career Readiness 1

This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects - Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.

1
MCR1002 Career Readiness 2

This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects – Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.

1
MCR1003 Career Readiness 3

This Career Readiness programme comprises three core subjects – Personal Management, Career Preparation and Career Management. It seeks to help you understand your career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It also equips you with the necessary skills for seeking and securing jobs, and to develop professional work ethics.

1
BGS1002 Global Studies

This subject provides essential skills and knowledge to prepare students for an overseas experience. They will examine the elements of culture and learn the key principles of cross-cultural communication. In addition, they will gain an appreciation and awareness of the political, economic, technological and social landscape to function effectively in a global environment. The subject prepares students to be responsible citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

3
BGS1003 Managing Diversity at Work*

This subject explores the concepts of identity, diversity and inclusion at the workplace. It examines the relationship between identity and diversity, the benefits and challenges of diversity and the strategies that promote inclusion and inspire collaboration in a diverse workplace. Examples of the elements of diversity covered in this subject include nationality, generation, ethnicity and gender. The subject prepares students to be responsible citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

3
BGS1004 Global Citizenship & Community Development*

Students will examine the meaning and responsibilities of being a Global Citizen, in order to contribute towards a more equitable and sustainable world. In addition, students will learn how sustainable solutions can support community development, and, execute and critique a community action plan that addresses the needs of a specific community/cause. The subject prepares students to be responsible citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

3
BGS1005 Expressions of Culture*

This subject provides a platform for an understanding of culture and heritage through modes of expression. Students will be introduced to global and local cultures via everyday objects, places and human behaviour seen through time and space. Students will explore issues and challenges in culture and heritage sustainability in community, national and global contexts. The subject prepares students to be responsible citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

3
TGL1001 Guided Learning

The subject introduces students to the concepts and process of self-directed learning in a chosen area of inquiry. The process focusses on four stages: planning, performing, monitoring and reflecting. Students get to plan their individual learning project, refine and execute the learning plan, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress and project. The learning will be captured and showcased through a curated portfolio. The self-directed learning project will broaden and/or deepen a student’s knowledge and skills. Students will enhance their problem solving and digital literacy skills through this subject.

3

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BAF1010 Business Accounting

This subject provides you with an understanding of the core accounting principles underlying accounting practice; from the preparation of accounting entries to the financial statements of businesses. It also focuses on how various businesses report the results of their activities in the financial statements.

4
BBS1001 Principles of Management

This subject covers the key management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling. It addresses the impact of environmental factors that affect business and the relevance of corporate social responsibility in an organisation. It emphasises the roles, responsibilities and challenges faced by supervisors/managers in an organisation.

4
BBT1010 Business Technology & Analytics

This subject provides an overview of how digitalisation and business technology impact the future of work and businesses.  It also encompasses the utilisation of digital information and applications to facilitate decision making and problem solving through data analysis and visualisation.

4
BCC1002 Fundamentals of Food & Beverage

This subject introduces you to the fundamentals in food and beverage, which is essential knowledge in the catering business. You will learn about the various types of food, including the selection criteria for quality food and current food trends as well as the different types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Essential knowledge on nutrition and correct hygiene practices are also covered.

4
BEC1007 Business Economics

The subject covers the fundamental principles of economics for understanding how individuals and firms make decisions. It will focus on the various aspects of the product market: demand and supply, elasticity, market competition, product differentiation. The subject includes an overview of macroeconomic indicators, the government’s macroeconomic objectives and policy tools.

4
BLO1001 Business Statistics

The subject provides an overview of descriptive and inferential statistics. It includes data description, basic concepts of probability, correlation and regression, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing. The subject also covers the use of computer software application to perform statistical computation for data analysis and interpretation.

4
BLM1007 Business Law

This subject provides you with a working knowledge of the general principles of law that are important to business. Topics covered include contract, negligence, sale of goods, intellectual property and e-commerce.

4
BHT1010 Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism

This subject provides an overview of the multifaceted nature of the hospitality and tourism industry. You will gain an insight into how the key sectors are organised and structured and how they relate to each other as an industry. The concept of tourism demands and tourism consumer behaviour will be introduced. Lastly, you will explore trends, issues and challenges facing the industry.

4

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BLO1002 Business Calculus

The subject covers topics such as algebraic functions, limits, exponential functions, logarithm functions, and the various rules and techniques of differentiation and integration to solve problems in the business environment.

4

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BHT2009 Service Skills Methodology

This subject gives you first-hand experience in operating a range of F&B outlets in their respective service styles. In the process, you will learn the technical skills required to provide efficient and competent service, as well as, how to provide elegant and gracious service to guests. This will be carried out with a focus on the mastery of basic technical skills such as wine service, order-taking and table setting. Maximising guest satisfaction through effective communication, attention to detail, creative and critical thinking skills will also be taught. The value of leadership and teamwork in running a successful food and beverage enterprise will be emphasised.

4
BHT2014 Principles of Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism

The subject provides an introduction to hospitality and tourism marketing. It covers the basic marketing theories, concepts and strategies applied in the marketing of hospitality and tourism products.

4
BHT2022 Business Etiquette & Service Excellence

This subject focuses on two areas, the soft skills aspects of business and customer service. The former illustrates the importance of appropriate dressing, dining etiquette, cross-cultural psychology and skills necessary to make the transition from student academic life to the work place. The latter (service excellence) grooms you to be practical philosophers of customer service. You will be challenged to look beyond the service norms to achieve a much higher level of desired service.

3
BLR2002 Attractions Management

Forming the backbone of this subject is the study of the various types of visitor attractions, both manmade and natural, their unique characteristics, corresponding management and operational concerns. The linkages between attractions and their importance to the tourism industry will also be discussed. Case studies of the various types of attractions around the world will be used as platforms for discussing the various management issues facing the attractions industry.

4
BHT2007 Events Sponsorship & Marketing

This subject provides you with opportunities to learn a variety of sponsorship and marketing strategies applied in the event sector through the use of case studies. You will be exposed to the theories and concepts applied in sponsorship and marketing, which form a vital component of contemporary event management. This module also aims to develop your presentation, planning and business skills that are critical to securing successful partnerships and collaborations.

4
BLR2008 Revenue Management for Leisure & Events Business

This subject provides you with an understanding and overview of revenue management as practised in the leisure industry. It covers areas such as convention centres, golf clubs, cruises, spas and theme parks, with basic concepts such as demand forecasting and yield management, as well as strategies and tactics used by the leisure industry with regard to revenue management.

4

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BHT2004 Culinary Science

This subject provides you with basic culinary and catering knowledge and skills, and the opportunity to apply these through operating a commercial kitchen. You will learn the key aspects of kitchen operations which include professionalism, safety and sanitation, kitchen equipment operation, technical Western culinary skills and teamwork.

4
BHT2015 Ticketing & Reservations

The subject looks at the reservation and ticketing of air products. You will be provided with an insight into how an itinerary is priced and tickets are issued. Hands-on learning is a feature of the subject as you will experience using a global distribution system programme such as the Amadeus Reservations System. Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be issued with a Certificate in Reservations and Ticketing that is recognised by the industry. The subject will also cover essential knowledge of the airline and travel industry.

3
BLR2004 Introduction to Gaming Operations

The subject is designed to provide an overview of gaming operations. Key topics include the development of gaming, gaming trends, technology, the gaming organisational structure of hotels and resorts, government regulations, consumer behaviour, marketing strategies, economic impact, social and cultural concerns.

3
BLR2005 Tourism, Culture & Society

This subject is designed to provide an overview of how tourism will influence and impact upon culture and society. The key areas include heritage and culture as tourism products, the development of identity and place, cultural tourism, and the impact of societal trends on the tourism industry.

3

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BSI3035 Student Internship Programme

This structured programme is designed to link your learning with the real work environment. You will be placed in organisation(s) with opportunities to apply the concepts and skills acquired in the course of your study. Besides reinforcing technical concepts and mastering of skills in areas that you have been trained, the practical training will enable you to build important skills such as problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and to cultivate good attitude and a strong work ethic.

16

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BHT3008 Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Exhibitions

You will be introduced to a variety of theories, concepts, and strategies applied in the context of meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE). The subject equips you with an awareness of the diversity of meetings and their roles and contributions in enhancing tourism and destination development. It provides a broad understanding of the planning process for MICE activities and the different relationships between industry parties involved. 

4
BLR3001 Festivals & Events Management

This subject covers the scope and the operational aspects of events in the context of the leisure industry. To achieve this, you will be introduced to knowledge in the planning, development, programming and production of medium and large scale events. Key topics such as event types, importance of events for the leisure and tourism sectors, marketing, human resource management, budgeting and staging will be examined.

4
BLR3004 Club Management

This subject covers the study of different types of clubs including city, country, and other recreational and social clubs. It focuses on the administration and management of club operations in the areas of lodging, food and beverage, service excellence and quality issues, financial management, marketing, events planning, recreation, sport and fitness facilities management. This subject emphasises the development of technical and conceptual skills for successful club management.

4
BLR3011 Cruise Business

This subject covers a variety of theories, concepts and strategies applied in the context of cruise business management. The key areas include the historical development and growth of the modern cruise industry, maritime issues, cruise facilities, cruise operations and management with an emphasis on cruise destinations, itinerary planning, and the sales and marketing aspects of the cruise business.

4
BLR3012 Spa & Wellness Management

This subject provides a comprehensive overview of the operations and management of spa and wellness businesses. It will examine the different types of spa and wellness organisations and proceed to focus on key areas in treatments and protocols, safety and hygiene practices, branding and facilities design, planning and management, marketing, human resource management and retailing. The dynamics of the spa and wellness industry as well as major issues and trends will be discussed.

4
BLR3010 Sports & Arts Business

This subject introduces you to the scope of sports and arts business concepts and their application in the context of the leisure industry. You will be equipped with perspectives on the role of sports and arts as key sectors of the leisure industry. You will be introduced to sports broadcasting and sport media relations, and perspectives will be shared on the bidding for major events, and also from a grassroots perspective of organising recreational sports programs. You will also learn about the strategic stakeholders in the arts, and applying business concepts to the field of arts.

3

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BHT2024 e-business in Hospitality & Tourism

This subject highlights how advancements in technology have shaped hospitality and tourism businesses. It also spots the trends in e-businesses and focuses on basic concepts such as e-customer relationship management and e-business planning and strategies.

4

Graduation Requirements
Cumulative Grade Point Average
min 1.0
TP Fundamentals Subjects
40 credit units
Diploma Subjects - Core Subjects
78 credit units
Diploma Subjects - Elective Subjects
min 6 credit units
Total Credit Units Completed
min 124 credit units

Careers Prospects

As a graduate, you will have the opportunity to assume an executive position in various sectors of our core focus and specialisation. Some of the career options include:

 

  • Attractions & Theme Parks executive
  • Club Management executive
  • Cruise Management executive
  • Leisure Management & Programming executive 
  • Meetings & Events Project executive 
  • National Tourism Organisation executive 
  • Spa Management executive
  • Sports and/or Arts marketing & operations executive

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