Unit description

Examines organisations' procedures to manage facilities and risks in hospitality industries. This knowledge is needed to protect guests from safety hazards and organisations from loss of profits. The unit evaluates how tangible aspects of hospitality products are determined to be feasible in different contexts. It estimates the need to introduce strategic facility management measures for the benefit of operational efficiency. Examines risk management processes and their potential to protect physical, non-physical, financial and human assets.

Unit content

  1. Introduction
  2. Feasibility and design
  3. Managing departmental facilities
  4. Maintaining operational facilities
  5. Asset Management
  6. Risk categories and risk management process
  7. Risks to physical assets
  8. Risks to financial assets
  9. Risks to human assets
  10. Risks to non-physical assets and business recovery

 

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

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Session 2

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Session 3

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Singapore - MDIS

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Singapore - TMIS

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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Uzbekistan - MDIS Tashkent

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
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