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Hotel Management

This course will introduce you to the range of hotels in operation and their management policies. The principles learned can be transferred to multiple accommodation types such as hotels, motels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, and any other business that provides accommodation or lodging. You will gain an understanding of the complexities of hotel management and will learn to consider the multiple interrelated aspects of successful hospitality service. 

Successful hotel management requires maintaining internal organization, handling internal and guest issues, adapting to constantly evolving industry needs, and implementing regular changes to stay competitive in the current market. This course will prepare you to dive into an exciting and dynamic career in hotels and hospitality.

6 Months / 100 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

Gateway Community College

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Hotel Management

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES609

What You Will Learn
  • Overview of the hospitality business
  • Introduction to essential hotel management roles
  • Areas of management including staff leadership, activity and event coordination, and food and beverage roles
  • Foundations of integrated disciplines including business management, hospitality and tourism, logistics, and record keeping
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 100 course hours
How you will benefit
  • This course provides fundamental knowledge and skills required to work in the hotel industry
  • Learn the basics of hotel management without committing to years of study

Outline

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I. Introduction: The Scope and Nature of Hotel Management
  A.   The Hotel Industry
  B.   The Scope of the Industry
  C.   The Firm in the Hotel and Catering Industry
  D.   Hotel Management
  E.   Planning
  F.   Policy
II. Workplace & Hotel Organization
  A.    Organization
  B.   The Nature and Purpose of Organization
  C.   The Mechanistic View of Organization
  D.   The Human Relations View of Organization
  E.   The Systems Approach to Organization
  F.   Organization Structure
  G.   The Informal Structure
  H.   Hotel Organization
III. Hotel Staff Management
  A.   Work Charts
  B.   Communication and Coordination
  C.   Staff Management
  D.   Monitoring Workloads and Work Procedures
  E.   Authority/Chain of Command
  F.   Career Structure
IV. Hospitality Control Systems
  A.   Sources and Storage of Information
  B.   Creating and Maintaining Information
  C.   Creating and Maintaining Control Systems
  D.   Types of Control
  E.   Production Control
  F.   Quality Control
  G.   Sales Control
  H.   Labor Utilization Control
  I.   Materials Control
  J.   Maintenance Control
  K.   Financial Control
  L.   Setting Standards and Corrective Action
  M.   Work Study
  N.   Organization and Methods
V. Front Desk Operations (Reception)
  A.   The Functions of the Front Office
  B.   Customer Service
  C.   Dealing with Grievances & Complaints
  D.   Understanding Communication
  E.   Conversation Development
  F.   Using the Telephone
  G.   Business Letters
  H.   Promotions and Customer Relations
  I.   Client Interpersonal Skills, Self Esteem & Reinforcement, etc.
VI. Servicing Rooms and General Cleaning
  A.   Service Equipment
  B.   Direct Purchase of Hire of Equipment
  C.   Linen: Purchase or Hire, Choice of Fabrics, Structure and Properties of Fibers
  D.   Linen Room Organization
VII. Building and Facility Maintenance
  A.   Daily
  B.   Periodic and Planned Preventative Maintenance
  C.   Frequent Maintenance Problems
  D.   Safety, Furniture
  E.   Fittings
  F.   Managing Maintenance
  G.   Building Maintenance
  H.   Toilets and Locker Rooms
VIII. Activities Management
  A.   Tour desk, gymnasium, events (e.g. Weddings, balls etc.)
  B.   In house Services
  C.   Recreation Facilities
  D.   Guest Information Services
  E.    Swimming Pools
  F.   Spa & Sauna Facilities
  G.   Activities Management
  H.   Tourism
IX. Food & Beverage Service
  A.   Types of Food Service (e.g. Room Service, Bar, Restaurant, Coffee Shop etc.)
  B.   Kitchen Design & Equipment
  C.   Service Facilities
  D.   Food Service Management
  E.    Food Purchasing
  F.   Dealing with Complaints
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Instructors & Support

Thea Roberts

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Arts

Roberts is an academic mentor and lecturer. She has over two decades of work history in the areas of hospitality supervision and resort management.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • This course is preferred with the latest versions of Windows and Mac OS. Although the versions listed below are compatible, it's strongly recommended to have the latest operating system for an optimal experience.
    • PC: Windows 7 or later operating systems.
    • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software is not included in the cost of tuition. All software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. 

Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

These recommended reference materials are optional, but we recommend purchasing the latest version to ensure your skill set is up-to-date:

  • David K. HAYES and Jack D. NINEMEIER - Hotel Operations Management
  • Leonardo INGHILLERI & Micah SOLOMON - Exceptional Service, Exceptional Profit: The Secrets of Building a Five-Star Customer Service Organization
  • Micah SOLOMON - The Heart of Hospitality: Great Hotel and Restaurant Leaders Share Their Secrets
  • Jokima HILLER - 7 EASY Ways to Show Your Employees YOU Care! A Booklet for Hotel Managers and Others

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How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

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