ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Department of Hotel Catering & Institutional Management (HCIM)

Overview of the Department

Hospitality and Tourism, are two industries associated with travel planning, hotel management, events and entertainment. They remain vital to the growth of economies worldwide. Their proclivity to attract foreign investors is providing a golden venture for governments all over the world.

The Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management Department of Accra Technical University is fast becoming the spoke for contemporary advancements of teaching in the effective and efficient growth of the industry and other service-related fields.

The department over the years has endeavoured to provide a career-focused education which equips the learner with the competencies required for the world of work. This is demonstrated through our hands-on training and the zeal to provide academic excellence and also address industry needs and challenges.

With a 34-roomed hotel, Students’ Demonstration Block (Lodge) with 30-seater restaurant and conference room, and a cafeteria, there is no limit for students to explore and hone their creative dexterity. The department has also built strong relationship with industry greats for students’ training: JUST Food Company Ltd, Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra, Holiday Inn, Tulip Inn.

There are plans afoot by the department to collaborate with industry experts to introduce new market driving programmes to deepen research and encourage excellence among students to take up the enormous recompenses in the industry.

Programme Structure of the Department

BTECH HOTEL CATERING AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT

C = Core 

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1BHM  411PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY3C
2BHM  421STRATEGIC HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT3C
3BHM  431HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY3C
4BHM  441MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS3C
5BHM  451FRENCH LANGUAGE I3C
  Total15 

Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1BHM  412HOSPITALITY PROCUREMENT AND STORES MANAGEMENT3C
2BHM  422HOSPITALITY ACCOUNTING3C
3BHM  432HOSPITALITY MARKETING AND SALES3C
4BHM  442HOSPITALITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP3C
5BHM  452FRENCH LANGUAGE II3C
  Total15 

 Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeBTech Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1BHM  511RESEARCH METHOD FOR HOSPITALITY3C
2BHM  521CULINARY ARTS3C
3BHM  531RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT3C
4BHM  541HOSPITALITY FACILITIES DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT3C
5BHM  551ROOMS’ DIVISION MANAGEMENT3C
6BHM  561EVENT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT3C
  Total18 

 Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeBTech Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1BHM  552INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT6C
2BHM  562PROJECT WORK6C
  Total12 
HND HOTEL CATERING AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT

C = Core 

Year 1 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1AFS 111AFRICAN STUDIES2C
2CLT 101COMPUTER LITERACY I2C
3COS 101COMMUNICATION SKILLS I2C
4HCM 111FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION3C
5HCM 121FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE3C
6HCM 131FRONT OFFICE OPERATION3C
7HCM 141ACCOMMODATION OPERATION3C
8SCN 141SANITATION AND SAFETY2C
9SCN 121FOOD SCIENCE I2C
  Total22 

Year 1 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1SCN 122FOOD SCIENCE II2C
2PUS 116PURCHASING,COSTING AND CONTROL3C
3SCN 112NUTRITION2C
4HCM 142ACCOMMODATION OPERATION3C
5HCM 132FRONT OFFICE OPERATION3C
6HCM 122FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE3C
7HCM 112FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION3C
8COS 102COMMUNICATION SKILLS II2C
9CLT 102COMPUTER LITERACY II2C
  Total23 

Year 2 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1FREN 203HOSPITALITY FRENCH2C
2HCM 203HOSPITALITY ACCOUNTING I2C
3HCM 213FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION3C
4HCM 223FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE3C
5HCM 243ACCOMMODATION OPERATION3C
6HCM 253TOURISM2C
7LGS 203HOSPITALITY LAW2C
8SCN 233FOOD TECHNOLOGY2C
  Total19 

Year 2 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1LGS 204HOSPITALITY LAW2C
2MKT 216HOSPITALITY MARKETING2C
3STA 204RESEARCH METHODOLOGY4C
4HCM 244ACCOMMODATION OPERATION3C
5HCM 224FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE3C
6HCM 234FRONT OFFICE OPERATION3C
7HCM 214FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION3C
  Total20 

 Year 3 Semester I

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1HCM 315FOOD PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT3C
2HCM 325FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT3C
3HCM 335FRONT OFFICE MANAGEMENT3C
4HCM 345ACCOMMODATION MANAGEMENT3C
5ETP 305ENTREPRENEURSHIP2C
6STA 305PROJECT SEMINARS1C
7HCM 375BAR OPERATION & MANAGEMENT2C
8SCN 355ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE2C
  Total19 

 Year 3 Semester II

NoCourse CodeHND Hotel Catering & Institutional ManagementCredit HoursRemarks
1SMS 316HUMAN RESOURCE MGT2C
2STA 306PROJECT WORK4C
3ACT 320HOSPITALITY ACCOUNTING2C
4HCM 346ACCOMMODATION OPERATION1C
5HCM 366HOSPITALITY OPERATION MGT2C
6HCM 326FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT1C
7HCM 316FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION1C
  Total13 
 

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