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Brisbane - The Hotel School

Unit description

Students will be undertaking four units of study. The module outlines the elements required to control and manage financial aspects of the key operational elements within a Hotel; provides theoretical and practical understanding of preparation, cooking and storing European food; introduces students to the concept, process and importance of marketing to tourism and hospitality organisations; and provides a theoretical and technical knowledge of food and beverage service operations combined with practical skills.  

Unit content

1: Hospitality Finance

2: Gastronomy / Culinary Theory

3: Introduction to Marketing

4:Food and Beverage Services - Theory and Practical

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
1demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the elements required to control and manage the main financial aspects of the key operational departments within a Hotel.Knowledge of a discipline
2demonstrate knowledge of the equipment, commodities and methods required to prepare and cook European food and basic skills in preparing, storing and cooking European food.Knowledge of a discipline
3explain marketing strategies and principles used in the hospitality industry and describe how marketing research and market environmental analysis are used to identify opportunities for hospitality products and services.CreativityCommunication and social skills
4understand the dynamics of service situations and required social skills and perform effectively and efficiently within food service operationsCommunication and social skills

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

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the elements required to control and manage the main financial aspects of the key operational departments within a Hotel.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. demonstrate knowledge of the equipment, commodities and methods required to prepare and cook European food and basic skills in preparing, storing and cooking European food.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. explain marketing strategies and principles used in the hospitality industry and describe how marketing research and market environmental analysis are used to identify opportunities for hospitality products and services.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  4. understand the dynamics of service situations and required social skills and perform effectively and efficiently within food service operations
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

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

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International

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