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Enroll with IIHE for a Business and Tourism Management – B.Sc. (Hons) degree

The Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE), located at No 25 ½ Station Road, Bambalapitiya, enters its 21st year in offering high quality degree and post-graduate programs.
IIHE is a private sector tertiary education institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. The programs conducted are in association with University of Wales and University of Salford , Manchester, England.
During a span of 21 years IIHE has produced nearly 500 graduates in Business Management and over 500 post-graduates in MBA from University of Wales. From Salford Business School, University of Salford, Manchester, U.K.
The high standard of class-room teaching, support infrastructure of modern library, IT labs, qualitative entry criteria and establishing a learning culture have resulted in those graduating from IIHE being quickly recruited in to employment in the local prestigious private sector as well as public sector establishments.
Giving careful consideration to the dearth of management skills in the Tourism and Hospitality sector, in Sri Lanka currently, IIHE in association with University of Salford, Manchester, U.K. offer a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Business and Tourism Management.
A full-time three year program, this course will facilitate to gain an appreciation of theory alongside the practical skills needed for management positions in the tourism sector, especially in hotels, up market restaurants, hospitalityservices, tour operation, aviation and cruise sectors.
The student will gain an understanding on the impact of current international initiatives around tourism leadership and innovation. After the first year they are given the facility to reviewand change options depending on which subjects interest them most. This gives a vital foundation in business disciplines to support the subjects you go on to study in the second and final years.
By the final year , the student will be able to analyze tourism systems and make recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations in respect of stakeholders including consumers, employees, shareholders and the government.
As tourism is Sri Lanka’s fastest growing economic sector, right now, with 2 million tourists visiting the country, the employment prospects are very promising at management and executive levels for those with skills in Business and Tourism Management. Owing to the fact that Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries obtaining the requisite qualifications and acquisition of skills will pave the way for a global career path.
The applicant profile that IIHE is anticipating, are from students who are passionate about learning and interested in the Tourism industry. They are expected to be enthusiastic and dedicated to improve analytical skills, communication capabilities and self-confidence along with a desire to learn about different international environments and cultures.
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials using a wide range of learning activities. You will experience small group tutorials during the 1st and 2nd year module studies. This will ensure that the student gain a skill level when reaching the final year of studies.
The reader is encouraged to visit the IIHE web-siteon www.iihe.lkfor further details.

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