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Unit description

Challenges students to reimagine the diversity of disruptive agencies, including cultural, political, social and technological structures that exist within hospitality contexts. Students will explore the changing supply and nuanced demand options across hospitality organisations and their stakeholders, including accommodation, food and beverage services, and the economics of operations.

Unit content

There are 6 topics in this unit:

  1. Introduction and the disruptive landscape
  2. Sources, patterns and models of disruption
  3. Hospitality disruption – internal stakeholders
  4. Hospitality disruption – external stakeholders
  5. Strategic responses to disruptors within hospitality organisations
  6. Future casting global hospitality disruption

     

 

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
1Analyse the extent of disruption within hospitality contextsKnowledge of a discipline
2Evaluate disruptive models and their impact on hospitality organisations Knowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
3Synthesise and analyse a disruptive challenge, evaluating appropriate solutions as they may affect hospitality organisationsCreativityLifelong learning
4Explore emerging and future disruptive trends as they apply to hospitality contextsCreativityKnowledge of a discipline

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

  1. Analyse the extent of disruption within hospitality contexts
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Evaluate disruptive models and their impact on hospitality organisations
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. Synthesise and analyse a disruptive challenge, evaluating appropriate solutions as they may affect hospitality organisations
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. Explore emerging and future disruptive trends as they apply to hospitality contexts
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

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