Lodging Management (formerly Hotel Management and Operations) (8159/36 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11–12|
Students with an interest in lodging management and operations develop specialized skills in the areas of human resources and supervision, marketing and public relations, sales, front-office functions, guest relations, communication, financial functions, food and beverage, housekeeping operations, security, and engineering. In addition, students gain a thorough understanding of the lodging industry and the career options available. Computer applications and DECA activities, with opportunities in leadership, community, and competitive events, enhance the course.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
- Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
- Travel and Tourism
Upon completion of the course
- A*S*K Fundamental Marketing Concepts Assessment
- Business of Retail: Operations & Profit Examination
- Certified Front Desk Representative Examination
- Certified Guest Service Professional Examination
- Certified Hospitality and Tourism Management Professional Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service and Sales Certification Assessment
- Lodging Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Restaurant, Food and Beverage Services Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.