Higher Diploma in International Theme Park and Event Management

General

Program Description

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Programme Aims

Nurtures a new generation of professionals for the fast-growing international theme park and event industries.

Equips students with knowledge and skills in international theme park and event operations and management.

Enables students to develop their abilities in devising appropriate solutions to solve operational problems in international theme park, and event settings.

Strengthens students' teamwork, leadership, and generic skills including languages, IT and interpersonal communication for further study and work.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Introduction to Theme Park Industry
  • Introduction to Event Industry
  • Food and Beverage Services in Theme Parks
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting for Hospitality Management
  • Theme Park Retail Operations
  • Event Planning and Coordination
  • Fundamental Culinary Studies
  • Law and Ethics for Catering Operations
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Hospitality Industry in a Global Perspective
  • Information Technology: Data Analysis and Promotion
  • Services Marketing
  • Resort Hotel Operations and Supervision
  • Event Operations and Supervision
  • Vocational English & Putonghua
  • Industrial Attachment*

Year 2

  • Event Sales Management
  • Theme Park Catering Operations and Supervision
  • Theme Park Revenue Management
  • Theme Park Design
  • Risk Management in Theme Park Operations
  • Theme Park Operations Management
  • Theme Park and Event Management Project
  • Workplace Competencies and Integrated Career Development
  • Vocational English & Putonghua

*Depending on the job nature and study programme, Industrial Attachment will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study.

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Career Prospects

Job placement assistance is provided to facilitate our graduates to join the Theme Park and Event Industries, including event planning companies, conference and exhibition venues as well as a range of hospitality and tourism establishments, such as visitor attractions, resorts and hotels.


General Entrance Requirements

Graduate from senior secondary school with proven English language proficiency, eg. IELTS at 5.0 or equivalent.

The applications will be assessed individually by the department concerned.

Details: http://ido.vtc.edu.hk/en/programme_detail/HT114200

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Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

The International Culinary Institute (ICI), one of the strategic initiatives of the VTC Group, aims at training and developing talent in culinary arts, wine and event management to sustain Hong Kong’s ... Read More

The International Culinary Institute (ICI), one of the strategic initiatives of the VTC Group, aims at training and developing talent in culinary arts, wine and event management to sustain Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s wine-and-dine destination. It provides quality and professional programmes with state-of-the-art facilities to groom aspiring culinarians to be well versed in international cuisines, supporting students’ successful career development in the industry. ICI offers a wide range of quality professional culinary programmes covering European, Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Middle Eastern and cuisines of the Americans, as well as bakery and confectionery. Read less