This T.O.U.R.I.S.M. framework demonstrates our commitment to providing a comprehensive education experience that prepares our students for success in both their academic and professional lives, ensuring that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to adapt to the changing needs of the tourism industry and stay ahead of the curve in the global economy.
This framework taps on established pedagogical and andragogical approaches, coupled with authentic industry experience to develop programmes that can prepare our learners for life beyond the classrooms.
(1) T - Tailored Curriculum:
Integrated Training Approach for Lifelong Learning and Career Success
TMIS recognizes the importance of providing comprehensive training opportunities to our students, and as such, we offer training at the skills-based, academic, and corporate levels. We understand that the world is evolving, and the need for lifelong learning is more critical than ever before. To keep up with this trend, we believe that training cannot be segmented into disparate groups.
Academic education equips students with theoretical knowledge, while skills-based training provides practical skills necessary to excel in the workforce. Both these areas of education are essential in preparing students for their careers. At the corporate level, we recognize the importance of continued learning for individuals to remain competitive and relevant in their respective fields. Therefore, we offer focused, bite-sized portions of information that are relevant to the needs of both the individual and the organization.
This approach ensures that our students have the necessary knowledge and skills to adapt to the changing needs of the industry and stay ahead of the curve in the global economy.
(2) O - Optimal Academic Achievement
Practical Learning with Academic Excellence
At our institute, we consider practical active learning to be crucial to attain academic excellence. To achieve this, we have developed a curriculum that includes the latest theories, key concepts, and applications, and our student-centered approach ensures that our students are well-equipped to achieve their academic objectives.
To ensure that our students are well-prepared for the workforce, we provide them with curated opportunities for hands-on experiences. These include industrial training, internships, and corporate visits, which help to enhance our students' analytical and critical thinking skills. We also conduct continuous assessments to monitor our students' progress and ensure that they are on track to achieving their academic and career goals.
(3) U - Unlocking Individual Potential
Personal and Professional Development
We hold the view that personal branding and soft skills are equally vital as academic credentials. To equip our students with the skills and qualities of confident, professional and articulate individuals, we conduct training sessions dedicated to these areas. These sessions are conducted by skilled executives and trainers who have ample experience in the industry.
Our trainers and executives bring a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom, offering valuable insights and practical tips to our students. Through these sessions, our students develop strong communication skills, effective time management, and other essential soft skills that are highly valued in today's job market.
We are committed to delivering quality education programs and post-course services to every student upon completion of their studies. This includes ongoing support and resources to help our graduates succeed in their careers. At our institute, we strive to provide a comprehensive education experience that prepares our students for success in both their academic and professional lives.
(4) R - Real-world Practical Learning
Curriculum Tailored to Meet Industry Needs
We prioritize offering curriculums aligned with the current needs of various industries. To achieve this, we conduct regular reviews of our programs, taking into account feedback from professionals and practitioners in the relevant fields. By incorporating new knowledge and practical applications into our curriculum, we strive to ensure that our students are well-prepared for the workforce upon graduation.
Our lecturers are highly experienced and bring real-world scenarios into the classroom, enabling our students to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge that they can apply in their future careers. We also recognize the growing importance of digitalization and sustainability in today's business landscape and have been integrating these topics into our curriculum. This ensures that our students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate these emerging trends and make meaningful contributions to a more sustainable future.
(5) I - Innovation and Critical Thinking
Innovation and Critical Thinking
At our institute, we believe that in today's VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) business landscape, it is essential for workers of the future to be self-thinkers and to think creatively when approaching real-world issues faced by enterprises. That's why our programs are designed to empower our students to view situations from different perspectives and to develop unique approaches and solutions.
We encourage our students to challenge convention and think outside the box, equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to navigate the rapidly changing business environment. By fostering a culture of creativity and innovation, we prepare our students to thrive in a world where the ability to adapt and think critically is more important than ever before. At our institute, we are committed to providing our students with the tools they need to succeed both academically and professionally.
(6) S - Sustainability and Community Support
Community Support and Sustainability
Community support and sustainability are key values for our institute. We believe that community support is essential for our institute's success, and we work hard to cultivate strong relationships with individuals and organizations in the community. We collaborate with local businesses and community leaders to identify needs and develop programs that align with the community's interests. Additionally, sustainability is a priority for us with us looking out for ways to support sustainability initiatives. Our commitment to community support and sustainability ensures that we can continue to serve in a meaningful way for years to come.
(7) M - Maximising Learning with Technology
Digitalisation to Empower Learning
TMIS recognizes the importance of adopting technology in our teaching approaches. We understand that technology has the power to transform how students learn, and we strive to incorporate the latest tools and techniques into our curriculum to create a rich and engaging learning experience.
To achieve this, we work with internal and external experts to identify and integrate the most effective technologies into our teaching. We attempt to leverage on a variety of accessible tools to enhance the learning experience and engage students in new and exciting ways. We also provide our teachers with ongoing training and support to ensure that they are equipped to use these technologies effectively.
At the heart of our technology-driven approach to teaching is a commitment to creating an inclusive and accessible learning environment. We believe that technology has the power to break down barriers and provide access to education for all. By embracing new tools and techniques, we aim to create a learning experience that is engaging, innovative, and accessible to students from all walks of life.