UPDATE College

Purpose of the Program

The program is designed to give students the relevant technical and managerial skills for a career in the tourism & hospitality industry.

The curriculum focuses on the key competencies related to hospitality business, communication and leadership. Through this program, students will develop skills that are applicable to the industry that in turn will assist them in building their professional careers in different service sectors around the globe.

BBA (4 year) in
Tourism and Hospitality Management

(জাতীয় বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়)

UPDATE College is the first College to offer 4 year BBA Professional (Hons.) in Tourism and Hospitality Management under National University Curriculum with highly qualified teachers having foreign degrees and sound practical knowledge in hospitality industry at home and abroad

UPDATE College is the first of its type to take initiative to produce a skilled group of human resources for the development of the tourism and hospitality industry of Bangladesh as well as providing a fair and promising opportunity to the students. UPDATE College is unique in a sense that it has its own fully equipped lab comprising the food & beverage production lab, food & beverage service lab, front office lab, housekeeping lab, tour operations & travel agency lab, computer lab and a library of 10000 books. These resources will be very much helpful for the students to take a hand on training in hospitality industry.

Syllabus

BBA (Honours) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • Attractive tuition fee waiver up to 100% based on merits and other conditions.
  • 10% additional fee waiver for female/tribal/spouse/siblings/freedom fighter
Course Duration Semester Duration Total Credit

4 Year
(8 semester)

6 Months

120

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year
  • 3rd Year
  • 4th Year

1st Semester

Course Title

Credits

Introduction to Business

3

Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality

3

Introduction to Computer

3

Basic English Language

3

History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh

3

2nd Semester

Course Title

Credits

Business Mathematics

3

General Science and Environment

3

Micro Economics

3

First Aid, Safety and Security

3

Fundamentals of Management

3

1st Semester

Course Title

Credits

Hospitality Managerial Communication

3

Business Statistics

3

Fundamentals of Accounting

3

Macro Economics and Economy of Bangladesh

3

Business Law and Legal Issues of Tourism

3

2nd Semester

Course Title

Credits

Tourism and Hospitality Marketing  

3

Fundamentals of Culinary Art

3

Front Office Operations and Reservation

2

Front Office Operations and Reservation (Practical)

1

Housekeeping Management

2

Housekeeping Management (Practical)

1

HRM in Tourism and Hospitality

3

1st Semester

Course Title

Credits

Tourist Behavior

3

Food and Beverage Production

2

Food and Beverage Production (Practical)

1

Food and Beverage Service

2

Food and Beverage Service (Practical)

1

Food Hygiene and Sanitation

3

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

3

2ndSemester

Course Title

Credits

Research Methodology

3

Cultural and Heritage Tourism

3

Food and Beverage Management

2

Food and Beverage Management(Practical)

1

Computerized Reservation System(CRS)

3

Fundamentals of Finance

3

1st Semester

Course Title

Credits

Geography of Tourism

3

Tourism Promotion and Communication

3

Travel Agency and Tour Operations

2

Travel Agency and Tour Operations (Practical)

1

French Language

3

Internship(Project Report + Viva)

3

2ndSemester

Course Title

Credits

Destination Management

2

Destination Management (Practical)

1

Tourism Planning and Development

3

MICE Management

3

Tourism in Bangladesh

3

Viva-voice

3

Diploma (2 Years)
in Hotel Management

UPDATE College is the first College to offer 4 year BBA Professional (Hons.) in Tourism and Hospitality Management under National University Curriculum with highly qualified teachers having foreign degrees and sound practical knowledge in hospitality industry at home and abroad

UPDATE College is the first of its type to take initiative to produce a skilled group of human resources for the development of the tourism and hospitality industry of Bangladesh as well as providing a fair and promising opportunity to the students. UPDATE College is unique in a sense that it has its own fully equipped lab comprising the food & beverage production lab, food & beverage service lab, front office lab, housekeeping lab, tour operations & travel agency lab, computer lab and a library of 10000 books. These resources will be very much helpful for the students to take a hand on training in hospitality industry.

Course Duration Theory and Practical Industrial Attachment Total Credit Admission Requirement

24 Months

18 Months

06 Months
at The Westin Dhaka

60

SSC Pass

  • Major Courses
  • Additional Courses
  • Career Prospect

You can develop your core competencies by selecting any major from the following area:

  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Food & Beverage production
  • Front Office Operations
  • Housekeeping Management

Apart from the core courses students will be provided other courses which will help them to build their career frontwards successfully. The courses like:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • General English
  • Leadership Management
  • Service Marketing
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Bangladesh Studies
  • First Aid, Safety and Security
  • Service Quality Assurance
  • Hotel Accounting

After completion this course, the following career opportunities window will be opened:

  • Guest Service Agent
  • Reservation Manager
  • Front Office Executive
  • Front Office Manager
  • Pastry Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Room Service Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Personnel Manager
  • Food & Beverage Director
  • Housekeeper
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Room Division Manager

With these opportunities in specialized departments students will make the career to the managerial departments like sales & marketing and human resource management.

Professional Diploma (14 Month) in
Service/Production/Front Office/Housekeeping

If you are looking forward to establish your career in the tourism and hospitality industry, attaining basic skills in a short period of time, the Professional Diploma is the best choice for you. 14 months’ professional diploma offered by UPDATE not only provides the theoretical aspects of leaning but it also helps the students by providing the ability to link the theoretical learning with the real world of work. This diploma is offered as the co-op programs which allows you to work 6 months with some of our co-op partners like the Westin Dhaka, Hansa and other five star hotels. Prior to that, you need to complete your 8 months of academic training here in UPDATE.

Course Duration Theory and Practical Industrial Attachment Admission Requirement

14 Months

8 Months

06 Months
at The Westin Dhaka

SSC Pass

  • Major Courses
  • Additional Courses
  • Career Prospect

You can develop your core competencies by selecting any major from the following area:

  • Food and Beverage service
  • Food and Beverage production
  • Front office Operations
  • Housekeeping Management

Apart from the core courses students will be provided other courses which will help them to build their career frontwards successfully. The courses like:

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • General English
  • Leadership Management
  • Service Marketing
  • Bangladesh Studies
  • First Aid, Safety and Security

Graduates of the professional diploma will be able to play the following roles within the hotel industry:

  • Guest service agent
  • Reservation clerk
  • Guest service manager
  • Front desk manager
  • Bartender
  • Banquet server
  • Food and beverage server
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef
  • Executive chef
  • Room, linen room, laundry, Door & Bell attendant
  • Laundry supervisor
  • Assistant housekeeper
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Assistant F & B manager
  • F & B manager
  • Food and Beverage production
  • Housekeeping
  • Front office

Certificate Course (10 Month)
in F&B Service/ Production/ Front Office/ Housekeeping

Are you looking to launch your career in the tourism and hospitality industry? Don’t you have enough time to launch your career?  Well, if so then UPDATE is offering you a Certificate Course which will take only 10 months to enter into the hospitality industry. This diploma is offered as the co-op programs which allows you to work 6 months with some of our co-op partners like the Westin Dhaka, Hansa and other five star hotels. Prior to that, you need to complete your 4 months of academic training here in UPDATE.

Course Duration Theory and Practical Industrial Attachment Admission Requirement

10 Months

4 Months

06 Months
at The Westin Dhaka

SSC Pass

  • Major Courses
  • Career Prospect

You can develop your core competencies by selecting any major from the following options:

  • Food and Beverage service
  • Food and Beverage production
  • Front office Operations
  • Housekeeping Management

Graduates of the Certificate Course will be able to play the following roles within the hotel industry:

  • Guest service agent
  • Reservation clerk
  • Guest service manager
  • Front desk manager
  • Bartender
  • Banquet server
  • Food and beverage server
  • Restaurant manager
  • Assistant F & B manager
  • Room, linen room, laundry, Door & Bell attendant
  • Laundry supervisor
  • Assistant housekeeper
  • Executive housekeeper
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