Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management | American Center for Education

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management

1. Title and Origin:
• Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (ADHM)
• American Center for Education

2. Program Summary:

The HM courses focus on both the theoretical and practical aspects of the hospitality management speciality, to provide our students with relevant knowledge that can help them to achieve their dreams of rewarding future careers in the exciting hospitality industry. Graduates in hospitality management go on to positions such as hotel general manager, housekeeping/maintenance director, hotel sales and marketing director, banquet/catering manager, restaurant/bar manager, casino operations & event management. A student may go on to apply for enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program in International Hotel & Resort management or a related program.


3. Entry Requirements:
Academic Requirements:

English Requirements:

4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:
• Full Time: Theory study, 12 Months/540 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours; On-the-job training (OJT), 6 months
• Part Time: Theory study, 18 Months/540 hours, 4 sessions per week x 2 hours

5. Mode of Delivery, Class Size and Intake:
Delivery: Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)
Class Size: Minimum Six (6) - Maximum Forty (40)
Intake: Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year
*Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.

6. Course Fees:

7. Course Synopses and Module Syllabus:
Click here to download the Course Synopses and Module Syllabus.
Please also refer to the OJT syllabus and Service agreement.

The students without diploma must complete two semesters' modules.
The diploma holders in Hospitality Management or relevant majors are required to complete one semester's modules before being awarded the Advanced Diploma.
Non-relevant diploma holders are advised to apply for module exemptions for up to 6 months' duration.

    Non-major Modules:
  1. • SENGC 1103: Business English Writing
  2. • SENGL 101: Freshman English for International Students
  3. • SCOMM 1111: Interpersonal Communications
  4. • SCSTA 116: Business and Professional Communication
  5. • SECON 202: Principles of Macroeconomics
  6. • SECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics
  7. • SACCT 231: Principles of Accounting 1
  8. • SMGMT 250: Global Business Society
  9. • SPHIL 320M: Business Ethics
  10. • SMIS 100M: Fundamentals of Information Technology in Organizations
  11. • SCSIS 215: Information Systems for Business Management
  12. • SBIS 311: International Business
  13. • SMNGT 480M: International Marketing
  14. • SECON 100: Modern Economics
  15. • SPSYC 101: General Psychology
  16. • SSOCI 100: Introduction to Sociology
    Major Modules:
  17. • SHSMA 1103: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  18. • SHSMA 2173: Convention and Meeting Management
  19. • SHSMA 2144: Food/Beverage Management Cost Control
  20. • SHSMA 2172: Hospitality Sales and Marketing Management
  21. • SHSMA 1162: Hotel Lodging / Management
  22. • SHSMA 1143: Principles of Food Production and Sanitation
  23. • SHSMA 2174: Front Office Operations
  24. • SHSMA 2201: Tourism Management
  25. • SHSMA 2202: Human Resource Management in Hospitality
  26. • SHSMA 2203: Beverage Management
    Internship Module:
  27. • SHSMA 2096: Internship in Hospitality; Food and Beverage

8. Graduation Requirement
• Pass any 6 SHSMA Major Modules (SHSMA 1103 is Compulsory)
• Pass total 12 Modules (Non-major and Major Modules)
• Pass an Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with an approval)

9. Assessment Methods:
• Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
• Mid-Term Examination
• Final Examination

10. Lecturers:
Please refer to this page for the relevant lecturers being assigned to the relevant modules.

If you need any extra information about this course, please click here to write to ACE course consultants.

Educational Partners
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee University of Florida University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire University at Albany Broward College