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LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3

Unit description

Introduces the skills necessary to move from the classroom into hospitality organisations, specifically for the 6-month MNG20001-4 Professional Hospitality Experience units, and includes the range of skills incorporated in the employment process.

Unit content

Explore the hospitality industries · Understand the current employment climate · How to be a successful job seeker and job search strategies · Career development, goal setting and personal evaluation · The job application process · Interview and selection process · Professionalism and expectations of the workplace · Networking · Preparation for MNG20001-4 Professional Hospitality Experience units

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Explore the hospitality workplace context by examining the sector structure and organisations' position within hospitality industriesKnowledge of a discipline
2Develop an understanding of the issues relating to the transition to the professional workplace, including workplace culture and professional practicesKnowledge of a discipline
3Demonstrate the ability to meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process, using appropriate resourcesKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
4Identify areas of personal and professional skills development and create a portfolio to address the skills gap identified.Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Explore the hospitality workplace context by examining the sector structure and organisations' position within hospitality industries
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Develop an understanding of the issues relating to the transition to the professional workplace, including workplace culture and professional practices
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. Demonstrate the ability to meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process, using appropriate resources
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. Identify areas of personal and professional skills development and create a portfolio to address the skills gap identified.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

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Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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