• Equip yourself with professional skills in front tourism office and back end tourism operations of the tourism & hospitality sector
• Attend off-campus lessons conducted by Tourism industry professionals
• Learn to manage travel & tourism based events in heritage venues, hotels and leisure establishment environments
START WITH A FIRM FOUNDATION
Behind every world-famous exotic and popular tourist destination is a team of trained professionals delivering the perfect brand experience to guests and tourist alike. Imagine managing the operations and organizing of grand integrated resorts like Resorts World or Legoland that create magical experiences for tourist looking for fun and lasting memorable experiences. It is a massive and complex task that requires deep-set knowledge in wide-ranging areas from managing the front office and food and beverage outlets, to the back-of-the-house operations like security and housekeeping. Above all, it requires an understanding of the consumer psyche, the experience to know what needs to be done to deliver good customer service, and the skills to do it.
Learn to operate and manage eco-friendly tourist destinations such as waterparks, theme parks and eco parks that use green building technologies like solar energy, rainwater harvesting and minimising of waste generation. This knowledge will enable you to add value to the business. From maintaining the building’s glossy façade to upholding top-notch service standards, no detail is too small in the book of an excellent hotel or facilities manager. If you enjoy working in the tourism and leisure industry, this diploma is your ticket to a dream career.
Many luxurious hotels and mega-sized integrated resorts and leisure theme parks are being built in Malaysia and you can look forward to working in these prestigious, historical, and fun facilities. You can work as a Tour Manager, Resorts & Theme Park Manager, Theme Park Facilitator & Consultant, Tourist Planner, Professional Tour Guide, or Business Development Executive for the Tourism Industry. With your training in both front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house tourism operations, you will have an added advantage in gaining employment.
Various local universities in Malaysia and overseas universities in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States also offer advanced standing to our graduates when they apply for related degree courses.
3 Credits in SPM/ GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) in any subject.
PORTMAN College is the tertiary educational development division for the ATCEN Education Group. Established since 1997, PORTMAN College is well recognized as Malaysia’s reputed business school specialist with a strategic focused mission to educate and produce highly competent business leaders to make a difference in the world.
OUR STUDENTS ARE:
• Exposed to exciting business events that build business skills.
• Challenged by industry projects that open their eyes to the complexities of the real world.
• Stimulated with opportunities to explore and experiment new ideas that build confidence and shape opinions.
• Engaged in incubation of new enterprises that merge different skills to create new business brands.
• Involved in community work that adds value and meaning to their live
WE ARE MARKET DRIVEN — THE PORTMAN’S ADVANTAGE – HIGH FLYERS
PORTMAN distinguished itself by delivering an education that is a notch above in quality. Industry-relevant curricula are widely adapted across all courses with close partnership with the corporate industries. PORTMAN’s insistence on preparing its graduates for the global marketplace with its emphasis on an education that is highly practical, has proven to provide an added edge to the students. This is evident in its graduate qualities where PORTMAN’s graduates are highly employable, with many securing jobs even before their graduation.
PORTMAN High Flyers programme is an initiative to add real value into university level education as a result of the trend shifting towards competency-based human capital development. This provides market-centred curricula that prepare students for life “in the real business world”, as well as producing globally competitive graduates that are able to compete at an international level.
THE HIGH FLYERS MASTERY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:
Soft Skills Mastery: Students are inculcated with effective Interpersonal Communication & Presentation Skills, Strategic Thinking & Problem Solving Skills.
Professional Skills Mastery: Students are developed in Grooming, Business Etiquette & Interviewing Skills.
Apprenticeship: Students gain real life working experience much earlier due to PORTMAN’s encouragement of real business world settings since day one.
At PORTMAN, we believe these additional skills Mastery and experiences will provide a sustainable and long-term competitive edge with the ultimate goal of developing HIGH FLYERS for the market!
This is a map of where a PORTMAN College education can take you, what career options are available to you upon under-taking our courses, and what climbing the ladder to getting that PhD in Business would look like.
Updated as of 22 December 2017.