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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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Critically review the impact of disruptions in the hospitality industry
2Evaluate disruptive models and their impact on hospitality organisations
3Identify a disruptive challenge to, and recommend an appropriate solution for, the hospitality industry
4Investigate emerging disruptive trends as they apply to hospitality contexts

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

  1. Critically review the impact of disruptions in the hospitality industry
  2. Evaluate disruptive models and their impact on hospitality organisations
  3. Identify a disruptive challenge to, and recommend an appropriate solution for, the hospitality industry
  4. Investigate emerging disruptive trends as they apply to hospitality contexts

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study15%
Case study45%
Presentation40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study15%
Case study45%
Presentation40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study15%
Case study45%
Presentation40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 4 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study15%
Case study45%
Presentation40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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