This course is a study of the principles of management and their applications to the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on the functions of management, the newest principles of management, and tools of the modern manager. Upon completion, students will be able to relate the basic principles of management to the hospitality field.
Hotel and Motel Management
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of distilled and brewed spirits. Emphasis will be placed on international wine producing areas and students will learn serving techniques and the basics of beverage etiquette. Upon completion, students will have a basic knowledge of beverage production.
This course includes the theory and practice of serving beverages to achieve enhanced enjoyment of the dining experience. This course will cover the full spectrum of beverages offered in the hospitality industry including wines, cocktails, brewed beverages, coffees, teas, waters, and soft drinks.
This course is designed to introduce students to planning, organization, control and evaluation of restaurant operations. Topics covered will be menu planning, restaurant layout and design, marketing and sales promotion, food and beverage control procedures, and managing reservations and group bookings. Upon completion, students will be able to apply the learned techniques.
This course introduces the student to the many responsibilities that the law imposes upon the hospitality/travel business. Emphasis is placed on examples of litigation in the travel industry. Upon completion, the student should understand safe and sound rules to assist management in avoiding legal pitfalls and lawsuits.
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of personnel management for the hospitality and travel industry. Students will be introduced to forces affecting the labor market, scientific management and the service sector, the importance of flexible employees and policies, and labor problems currently facing the industry. Upon completion, student should understand changing worker attitudes and values, federal and state legislation, the shrinking labor market, the changing demographics of the labor market, and the growing demands for better service.
This course is designed to introduce students to major topics currently influencing the management of hospitality operations. Course topics include, but are not limited to, hospitality law, ethics, human resources management, hotel/food service marketing, facilities management, cost control, information systems management, and customer service.Upon completion, students will have an updated outlook on factors influencing the hospitality field.