Applied Tourism Project

Tourism and Culture Management
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Students must:
- be able to use the knowledge acquired in the courses of Economics, Management, Accounting and other areas of expertise to develop his/her problem-solving project work in the field of tourism.
- to have a good understanding of the key concepts

Program
1. Tourism project: concepts and practical framework.
2. Tourism economics, management and accounting and the creation of tourism products.
3. Project methodology
3.1. Selection of the project topic
3.2. Development
3.3. Conclusion
4. Presentation and public defense of Project's Final Report

Evaluation Methodology
Evaluation of the Project's report - Theoretical: 50%; Practical component: 50%.
Minimum pass grade is 10/20.

Bibliography
- Beni, M. (2001). Análise estrutural do turismo. São Paulo: Editora Senac
- Cooper et al, C. (2011). Turismo Contemporâneo. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier Editora Ltda
- Tribe, J. (2010). Strategy for tourism. Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers
- 1ª série, nº24/2013, D. (2013). PENT . Plano Estratégico Nacional do Turismo. Liasboa-Presidência Conselho de Ministros: D.R.

Method of interaction
Theoretical classes on project methodology
Practical work classes (theoretical and practical)
Evaluation of the Project's report - Theoretical: 50%; Practical component: 50%.
Minimum pass grade is 10/20.

Software used in class
See e-learning