The course takes place in period

3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to understand Destination
Management, the role of Destination Management
Organisations (DMOs) and how they work with
different kinds of stakeholders. The course will
also give in-depth knowledge of the functions on
how to manage tourism destinations in a
sustainable way. Although marketing is an
essential part of destination management, this
course will not focus on destination marketing
operations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
have knowledge and understanding of destination
management operations. The student can evaluate
tourism management strategies, from co-operation-,
information management-, visitor management- and
responsibility perspectives.

Course contents

  1. Introduction to Destination Management
  2. Strategical planning
  3. Managing co-operation
  4. Managing information
  5. Managing visitors
  6. Managing responsibility
  7. Managing risks and crisis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to the Tourism Industry &
Tourism in Contemporary World & Environmental and
Social Responsibility

Previous course names

Destination Management 2016-2017

Recommended or required reading

All materials will be found in Itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 1 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 132 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Minumun 50 points to pass the course,
maximun 100 points
(examinations include quizzes and written reports
)

Teacher

Halmén Mia

Examiner

Halmén Mia

Group size

No limit (23 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-12-22 to 2022-01-06

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
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