B2105A / Leadership and Management
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of reliable leadership and management methods for surviving and thriving in the midst of chaotic change. This course will assist future industry leaders in making valuable contributions to their organizations and, at the same time, enhance the personal satisfaction gained from their work lives.
HMTCP / Hospitality Management Co-op
A co-operative (co-op) placement is designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the academic component of the program into relevant work experience. During the co-op, students will be considered employees who are actively engaged in productive work for the duration of the co-op session. The co-op experience will provide students with coaching and mentoring, work-site monitoring and employer evaluations. This workplace exposure will benefit the students by providing a deeper real-time insight to the current trends in the industry, allowing them to explore their different career opportunities, and observe professionals in practical work situations. Students will continue to strengthen their experience by acquiring situation-specific skills and identifying areas that may need to be developed further. The institution will monitor both the student and the employer throughout the co-op session to ensure that the experience is beneficial to all stakeholders. At the conclusion of the co-op, a written evaluation of the student’s performance will be completed.
CES4 / Career & Employment Strategies
This course builds on the skills learned in the Student Success Strategies course. It provides information on how to use the communication skills learned in order to make a successful presentation to a prospective employer. Students also learn how to uncover the hidden job market and identify employment opportunities. Self-assessment during this course allows students to identify their personal skills that are transferable to the workplace and to describe these skills to a prospective employer. Students are videotaped during a mock interview and participate in the analysis of their performance in the “interview”.
HSP199 / Practicum
This module is for course credits but has no grade. Students will be placed in actual work places related to their field of study and will be expected to act as a regular employee in order to gain the valuable real-world experience that so many employers seek. Students are encouraged to find their own work experience placement; however, once placed, continuation in that placement is mandatory.
B2120A / Hospitality Facilities Management
Students will learn how to work effectively with facilities engineering and maintenance departments, including designing for food and beverage provisioning, telecommunications systems, and coordinating operations with renovation projects.
B2110A / Human Resource Management
Students will learn the skills required by hospitality professionals in managing and retaining qualified employees. Some topics covered include: attracting and retaining productive employees, scheduling, training and job satisfaction, incorporating needs of people of different age groups and backgrounds, and handling labour relations and union issues.
B2040A / Hotel/Motel Security Management
Students will be prepared to meet the vital issues facing today’s hospitality industry pertaining especially to security issues. Students will learn about proven strategies that protect both employees and guests.
B2080A / Hospitality Sales and Marketing
Students will be introduced to proven marketing strategies and examine how these strategies are successfully implemented in marketing the hospitality services of hotels, motels and resorts.
B2070A / Food and Beverage Operations
Students will be introduced to all aspects of food and beverage operations and will examine the efficiency of planning, management and delivery of services by dining halls, coffee shops, caterers, clubs and room service operations.
B2060A / Basic Accounting for the Hospitality Industry
Students will be introduced to basic fundamental accounting issues and procedures required in hotels, restaurants and clubs. Students will learn the responsibility of a hospitality property’s accounting department, advantages and drawbacks of various types of income statements, and the role of inventory in calculating profit.
B2050A / Hospitality Supervision
Students will examine the role of the supervisor in lodging and food service operations, and will learn staff supervision skills techniques. Specific techniques for effective communication, increasing productivity and controlling labour costs are covered.
B2030A / Hospitality Computer Systems
Students will become familiar with the specialized computer applications used in the hospitality industry, with emphasis on reservations systems, property management systems, and food and beverage sector systems.
B2020A / Front Office Management
Students will understand, organize, perform and evaluate front office functions that are critical to the success of a hotel. Students will be trained on the importance of guest service, along with the many technical aspects of front office management.
B2010A / Housekeeping Management
Students will gain a comprehensive overview of all aspects of housekeeping management including quality maintenance, staffing, planning, and technical considerations.
B2000A / Hospitality Today
The student will gain the knowledge how the hospitality industry started and the able to evaluate the significance of the hospitality today .Training will include the importance of customer service, along with many soft skills aspects of the hospitality industry.
SSS4 / Student Success Strategies
Students will gain a better understanding of themselves through an exploration of their personal attributes, transferable skills and learning styles. This course will introduce techniques for time, conflict, and stress management and develop interpersonal communication skills. Fundamental study and motivation skills will be covered, preparing students to excel in their program of choice.