The world?s most illustrious hotels, restaurants, and resorts build their reputations on being able to meet customer expectations and demands for service, quality, diversity of product, and professional expertise. At The Art Institutes International Minnesota, we understand that successful communication between all the players in the Hospitality Management business - in the kitchen and in the front of the house - from the front desk to housekeeping, keeps things running smoothly and contributes to the overall success of any hospitality venture. Curriculum for the Bachelor of Science Hospitality Management degree program begins with an introduction to the variety and scope of positions within the hospitality industry.
Students have the opportunity to explore the various dimensions of hospitality, such as the role of culinary education and various entry-level career opportunities, before moving on to both practical and theoretical skills in the business arena . Purchasing, budgeting, planning and cost control knowledge informs students of the market requirements of running a hotel, restaurant or institutional business. Students can also receive grounding in the marketing, financial management, law, facilities management, and travel industry skills necessary in the operation of a business in the various segments of the multi-faceted hospitality industry.
The mission of the Bachelor?s in Hospitality Management degree program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in the hospitality industry . A com?prehensive curriculum in all facets of the industry, along with personal and professional development skills is designed to prepare students to assume management roles in a wide variety of hospitality applicactions .
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates should be able to:
1 . Seek an entry-level skill position in the food service industry
2 . Demonstrate and articulate an awareness of the cross-cultural, moral, ethical and environmental issues in hospitality organizations and their relationship with all stakeholders
3 . List, explore and critically analyze the principles and practices impacting contemporary issues affecting the global hospitality industry
4 . Differentiate between the many roles and responsibilities of a manager within a range of hospitality environments
5 . Implement operational sales and marketing techniques in hospitality organizations
6 . Prepare, maintain, analyze, and utilize financial documents and data related to hospitality organizations
7 . Create a business plan for a food service outlet or hospitality company