Government-Level Tourism Planning and Development
Hotel Business and Tourism Institute
The tourism industry at the present time is in need for those capable of strategic development of tourism, setting priorities in the development of tourism activities of the territories, forecasting, design and planning of tourism services at the city, regional and national levels. Organization and management of development processes of tourist clusters, tourist complexes, analysis of tourist services market, development and implementation of innovations in the tourism industry require special knowledge and competence. The Master’s Degree educational program is designed to train up-to-date specialists with professional qualification, a wide general academic outlook, profound knowledge in the field of tourism, able to quickly adapt to the demands of a dynamically developing labor market.
The program is aimed at those who want to develop the skills acquired at the bachelor’s degree level, to learn how to independently and professionally manage enterprises and structural units of tourism industry enterprises.
Implementation of the program and competence building is provided by highly qualified academic and pedagogical staff and by the interaction with representatives of tourism industry in Russia and foreign countries.
Among the professional disciplines taught:
— Forecasting and Planning of Tourist Activities;
— Legal Support of Professional Activities;
— The Technology of Formation and Promotion of a Tourist Product;
— Business Planning in the Tourism Industry;
— Organizational Design and Project Management;
— Technologies of Tourist and Recreational Design, etc.
Students are offered field training opportunities at industrial leaders.
Among the partners of the Institute are: Sodis, LLC travel company, Dive-N-Foto, LLC Exotic Time, agro-cultural tourist complex “Bogdarnya”, Coral Travel travel agency, Alvis+ travel agency, Nur WAY company travel agency, Mouzenidis Travel company, etc.
The program is designed for those eager to develop a career in the tourism industry.
As a result of mastering the program, Master’s students will acquire skills and abilities to solve the following professional tasks:
— to analyze, organize, and manage tourism activities at national, regional, and municipal (local) levels;
— to forecast, design and plan tourist activity services.
Upon completion, graduates can carry out their professional activity in tourism companies, tour bureaus, state administration bodies connected with organization of tourism, public and private companies engaged in tourism on the Russian and international levels.