Lectures, class activities and teamwork.
Individual learning assignments
Experiential and reflective learning, problem-based learning
Digital material provided during the course
Links to online reading materials on Moodle in the weekly materials.
Authentic materials and examples from tourism and hospitality.
International perspectives into tourism and hospitality. A selection of international cases, resources and reading materials.
27.03.2023 - 19.05.2023
The assignments of this course gathered into a learning blog. Please see Moodle Assignments page for further instructions. Learning blog Assignment 1: Learning objectives, individual, 1-5, 25%, DL 2.4..2023 Assignment 2 Culture and customs, individual, 1- 5, 25%, DL 30.4. Assignment 3: Future, 1-5, 25%, DL 15.5. Assignment 4: Final reflection, individual, 1-5, 25%, DL 17.5.
02.01.2023 - 24.03.2023
Lectures on Mondays 8:15-10:45 and on Wednesdays at 8:30-11 Porvoo campus
Please, always check the timetables for changes and rooms.
Week 1 Course introduction, Introduction to tourism and hospitality, 27.3. and 29.3.
Week 2 Historical Perspective to Tourism and Hospitality, 3.4. and 5.4.
Week 3 Historical Perspective to Tourism & Hospitality 12.4.
Week 4 Tourism and hospitality today, Service culture, Pitstop - where are we, how far have we come, 17.4. and 19.4.
Week 5 Improve Your Global Competence, 24.4. and 26.4.
Week 6 Concept of Culture, Manners & Etiquette, Finnish traditions, 3.5.
Week 7 Shaping the Future of Hospitality, 8.5. and 10.5.
Week 8 Shaping the Future of Tourism 15.5. and Final Reflection 17.5.
Demonstration of competence as recognition of prior learning (exams), contact teachers Liisa Wallenius Porvoo:
For more information see Haaga-Helia student pages Recognition of Learning
Liisa Wallenius, Hanna Rinne
15 - 40
Continuous assessment: active participation in the lectures and activities
Learning blog with learning assignments and reflection 100 %
Assessment of the learning assignments during the course with grades and assessment rubrics on Moodle. Also, general feedback.
The students must pass all parts of the course and to submit all the assignments in the learning blog/portfolio on time. One grade point is deducted from each possible late submission.
Assessing one’s own learning is a compulsory part of the course.