40% Face-to-face, 60% Distance learning
This course is carried out in Learn - eLearning environment platform.
This course contains online material, independent written assignments, online tests and final exam. If you need to get individual counselling, you could get it online, or by meeting the teacher, pointing out the reason and the date by sending a message to the teacher.
- Students are able to define the concepts of risk and risk management
- Apply the four steps of a risk management process to a tourism operation
- Identify potential liabilities and develop mitigation strategies to minimize the impact of these
- Identify the four elements of a negligent action
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of occupational health and safety in tourism
01.08.2020 - 31.12.2020
15.08.2020 - 04.09.2020
Matkailu-, ravitsemis- ja nuorisoalan koulutusyksikkö (not translated)
Degree Programme in Tourism and Service Business
This course examines the concept of Tourism risk management. We’ll review theoretical risk concepts and practical risk management applications while exploring applicable areas of statute, tort, and contract law.
Managers in hospitality and tourism bear the responsibility of operating legal, moral, and ethical businesses to reduce risk and liability. To be able to do this, prospective managers must familiarize themselves with relevant laws and processes. By the end of this course, students will develop the skills to apply risk management principles to maintain legal, safe, efficient and sustainable hospitality and tourism operations.
The contact lessons will be delivered in a seminar-style, and students will participate in deep discussion.
The studies are also suitable for students who want to study in a flexible way – studies could be done totally online. If you choose this way of studying, you much inform the teacher from the beginning of the course.
The course is worth 5 cr.
Course assignments could be done on the material got from your working / training place.
At the end of the course you will pass an online test exam. Instructions you could find in Learn.