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Unit description

Students will be undertaking four units of study. The module provides learners with the opportunity to examine the various human resource management practices and procedures that are used throughout an employee’s working life, provides an overview of financial aspects of the hospitality and catering industry and an understanding of the financial tools used to make appropriate decisions. The unit will introduce the students to the basics of information technology and  applications specific to the hospitality-industry, and provide an opportunity to develop an entrepreneurial project with fellow students.

Unit content

1: Introduction to HRM and Organisations

2: Food and Beverage Cost Control

3: Information Technology 1

4: Entrepreneurial Project

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:
1demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current issues, responsibilities, policies, procedures, and processes applicable to human resources and organisational dynamics in hospitality businesses
2understand the importance of internal food and beverage control and the financial aspects of controlling the process of acquisition, storage, processing and accounting for food and beverage inventories common in a quality restaurant of a five star Hotel or Resort.
3evaluate different information systems and applications for the hospitality industry and work in a team to create detailed business plans for applications development.
4apply creative skills in a teamwork context with students from different cultural backgrounds.

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

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current issues, responsibilities, policies, procedures, and processes applicable to human resources and organisational dynamics in hospitality businesses
  2. understand the importance of internal food and beverage control and the financial aspects of controlling the process of acquisition, storage, processing and accounting for food and beverage inventories common in a quality restaurant of a five star Hotel or Resort.
  3. evaluate different information systems and applications for the hospitality industry and work in a team to create detailed business plans for applications development.
  4. apply creative skills in a teamwork context with students from different cultural backgrounds.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 120 hours (across the study period)
Assessment
Satisfy requirements for all assessment in the moduleSR

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 120 hours (across the study period)
Assessment
Satisfy requirements for all assessment in the moduleSR

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 120 hours (across the study period)
Assessment
Satisfy requirements for all assessment in the moduleSR
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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