Hospitality Management

Online Short Course

R12 018.00

Course Fees
12 weeks


Despite the challenges that the South African economy has faced over the years, the Tourism and Hospitality Industry has been able to demonstrate an increase in employment opportunities. According to Statistics South Africa (2017), the Tourism and Hospitality Industry employed over 11 million people in more than 830 000 establishments in 2016. Obtaining broad oversight of the different responsibilities of each manager working in the hotel industry and gaining tools and skills to be an effective manager puts you in a strong position for a career in this exciting and growing industry.


Successful management is about acting and thinking like a leader, activating your best self and unlocking potential in others. It entails having a true passion for your staff while managing business performance to the desired outcome. The aim of this course is to guide your knowledge in the different management skills needed in the hospitality industry so that you can be more effective in your work environment.

Subject Expert

Annadia van der Merwe has a Master’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality. She is currently a lecturer at the International Hotel School, presenting various managerial, procedural and theoretical subjects. She has several years of practical experience working in different sectors of the industry, from restaurant management, to functions and events coordination, and now shares her passion through teaching.

Tutor Support

Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.

The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.

Course and Technical Requirements

To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software application requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.

Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How You Will Learn

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules, designed to assist you throughout your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Learn through all your interactive course notes
  • Review case studies and supplementary resources
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of course video lectures presented by our Subject Matter Experts
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Course Facilitator via the discussion forum and Zoom webinars


Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Damelin Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.

You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.


  • MODULE 0
    Orientation Module
  • MODULE 1
    The Roles and Responsibilities of Managers
  • MODULE 2
  • MODULE 3
    The Executive Chef
  • MODULE 4
    The Food and Beverage Manager
  • MODULE 5
    Front Office Operations
  • MODULE 6
    Sales and Marketing in a Hotel
  • MODULE 7
    Human Resources Management in a Hotel
  • MODULE 8
    Training and Development
  • MODULE 9
    Budgeting and Controlling Expenses
  • MODULE 10
    Control Tools
  • MODULE 11

Payment options available to you

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EFT/Direct Deposit


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