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GroupR801D13S/Degree Programme in Tourism (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR801D25A Developing Destination Experience, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Responsible Destination Management
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/16002
Unit
Time of implementationAutumn1/2016-2017
Responsible teacherPaloniemi Petra
Other teachersTekoniemi-Selkälä Teija
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2016 - 01.11.2016
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2016 - 15.05.2016
Implementation method
Virtuality 2 ECTS credits
R&D integration 2 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives  
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

The study unit is organised in co-operation between the Lapland UAS and the University of Lapland as joint studies of Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI). Pedagogical arrangements are based on multi-method approach. Contact lessons incl. lectures, seminars, workshops visiting lecturers from tourism industry; 40 hours. There is a small-scale commission / development task from the tourism industry integrated into the study unit.

Several learning exercises and exam 90 h.

Material

Announced in the implementation plan.

Content

The student has a holistic view of the competitive destination management and its complexity due to globalisation. He/she can distinguish, analyse and evaluate success factors and challenges related to managing destinations and destination experiences according to the principles of the responsible tourism business.

The student

  • forms a holistic view of the competitive destination management

  • can distinguish, analyse and evaluate success factors and challenges related to managing destinations and destination experiences

  • is able to promote sustainability and responsibility by applying an integrated quality management (IQM) approachin managing destinations and destination experiences

  • knows the role and significance of strategies and foresight, multi-stakeholder collaboration, branding and marketing, product development, safety and risk management in managing destinations and destination experiences  and how to critically evaluate them

Assessment

Excellent skills

The student has profound knowledge of concepts, success factors and challenges of the competitive destination management.  The student understands how to take into consideration the core issues of managing destinations and destination experiences such as strategies and foresight, multi-stakeholder collaboration, integrated quality management, branding and marketing, product development, safety and risk management. She/he is able to apply them fully in practical learning assignments. The student participates in the contact lessons actively and shows analytical, reflective and critical approach in all his/her activities.  All the assignments are performed according to the instructions.

Good skills

The student has good knowledge of concepts, success factors and challenges of the competitive destination management.  The student understands mostly how to take into consideration the core issues of managing destinations and destination experiences in a sustainable way e.g.  strategies and foresight, multi-stakeholder collaboration, integrated quality management, branding and marketing, product development, safety and risk management. He/she is able to apply them mostly in practical learning assignments. The student participates in the contact lessons quite actively and shows analytical, reflective and critical approach in most his/her activities.  All the assignments are mostly performed according to the instructions.

Satisfactory skills

The student has basic knowledge of concepts, success factors and challenges of the competitive destination management.  The student vague understanding how to take into consideration the core issues of managing destinations and destination experiences in a sustainable way e.g.  strategies and foresight, multi-stakeholder collaboration, integrated quality management, branding and marketing, product development, safety and risk management. He/she has difficulties to apply them in practical learning assignments. The student participates in the contact lessons only occasionally and he/she does not have enough analytical, reflective and critical approach in his/her activities. All the assignments are mostly performed according to the instructions.

Fail

The student does not complete the assignments according to instructions or does not attend the learning situations at all. He/she does not pass the assignments and/or the exam as required.

These are the general assessment criteria. Please note that there might be more specific assessment criteria for learning assignments which will be given at the beginning of the study unit.