What you will learn
- Top hospitality business and management practices
- Planning, design, and implementation of hospitality initiatives
- Business and community impact evaluation
- Financial and operations management
- Research and statistical analysis
- E-business and social media marketing
- Current events and change management
- Effective communication in the local, national, and global hospitality market
- Formal and informal meeting procedures
- Labour relations, ethics, and hospitality-related law
- Cultural diversity in British Columbia and Canada
- Community leadership and issue resolution
What to expect
- A mix of face-to-face courses and online courses designed for working professionals
- Cohort model of instruction
- Independent study project related to the student's professional interests
- Modern case analysis
- Community service
- Computer simulations
- Problem-centered learning
- Lectures, seminars, and group discussions
- Oral presentations
- Reflective writing
- Research papers and case studies
- Individual and group projects
- Final exams
Admission options include:
1. Standard Admission: An earned two-year diploma of at least 60-credits in hospitality management, business or a related field of study; with a cumulative grade point average of C or higher (2.0), according to the current VCC-HOSP grade scale.
2. Flexible Admission: Upon reviewing an applicant's dossier, a review committee may recommend admission. Applicants with a grade point average lower than a C (2.0) are welcome to apply to the BHM Executive Cohort Program but must have Department Head approval prior to registration.
Proof of work experience:
An applicant must provide proof of seven to ten years of corporate managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience and accomplishments in hospitality managementand/or business and/or a related field of work. Professional experience should contain an array of experience from various content clusters — see content clusters on the following page.
Financial & Service Mgt.
- Financial Management
- Statistical Decision Making
- Services Marketing
Leadership & Strategy
- Leadership in Organizations
- Strategic Hospitality Management
Current Issues & Operations
- Sustainability in Business
- Operations Management
Asset and Innovation Mgt.
- Decision Making Analysis
- Capital and Asset Mgt.
- New Media in Hospitality
Business & Project Mgt.
- Revenue & Analysis
- Independent Study Project
- Contemporary Cdn Business
- Canadian Labour Relations
- This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. See program options for international students at VCC International.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
- Applicants must submit official transcripts and educational documents as required by their course or program.
- Access to a personal computer and high-speed internet connection for course materials, including online texts, social media and video conferencing, among others, and online course instruction
- A confident oral and written command of the English language
- Ability to work well in face-to-face and online learning environments
- Ability to work well with others in an environment that embraces diversity
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude
- Proficient computer literacy
- Excellent study skills
- The Cohort model ensures that students are enrolled in the same cluster of courses throughout the duration of the program.
- The Executive Cohort Bachelor of Hospitality Management program may include transfer and insert students, i.e. if students meet program and course criteria.
- Every cluster of courses may include both face-to-face and online studies.
Program general hours
Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
|HOSP 3820||Hospitality Financial Manageme||3|
|HOSP 3910||Statistical Decision Making||3|
|HOSP 3670||Service Marketing||3|
|HOSP 3360||Decision Making Analysis||3|
|HOSP 3860||Capital and Asset Management||3|
|HOSP 4620||New Media in Hospitality||3|
|HOSP 4460||Leadership in Organizations||3|
|HOSP 4320||Strategic Hospitality Manageme||3|
|HOSP 4375||Hospitality Revenue and Analysis||3|
|HOSP 4365||Independent Study Project||15|
|GNED 3210||Multiculturalism in Business||3|
|GNED 4260||Sustainability in Business||3|
|HOSP 3320||Operations Management||3|
|HOSP 3310||Contemporary Canadian Business||3|
|HOSP 3460||Canadian Labour Relations||3|
* This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.
Fees and other costs*
|Fee description||Fee Amount||Notes|
0 - 1
0 - 2
0 - 3
0 - 4
|Materials||0||not including textbooks|
|Medical & Dental||560|
|Program-specific extra fees||0|
* Fees are approximate and subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Application and assessment fees are non-refundable. Tuition fees include a $300 non-refundable deposit.
Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
Any refunds are issued according to VCC's refund policy.
The Bachelor of Hospitality - Executive Cohort is not currently being offered.
† British Columbia Labour Market Outlook 2018: Tourism and Hospitality Industry Profile