Hospitality Operations

Hospitality Operations

 

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Does your dream job include travel? Do you envision managing a hotel in a beautiful, luxurious location?  Are you passionate about helping and serving others? Are you interested in meeting people from all over the world? If this sounds like the career of your dreams, then it’s time to take the first step in making that dream a reality. The hospitality industry is a growing industry looking for professionals like you. In fact, over the next eight years, it’s estimated that the hospitality industry will add 3.3 million jobs.

 

At CALIMT, we want to make sure you are prepared for your career in hospitality and hit the ground running. According to a 2014 AHLEI survey, 50% of hotel general managers started at the entry level – which means it is important to get your foundations right. That is why CALIMT has partnered with the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLEI), the leading authority for hospitality training, to develop our Hospitality Operations program that will prepare you for a variety of career paths in the hospitality, including front office management, food and beverage operations, sales and marketing and more.

 

Located in the heart of Southern California, a worldwide vacation destination, all of CALIMT’s Hospitality Operations instructors are seasoned veterans in the industry, with the real-world experience to guide each student to a successful career.

 


Objectives & Goals

Our goal at CALIMT is to educate our students on the foundations of management, leadership, and human resources in hospitality management. This program is designed to give you the necessary background training to establish your career in the hospitality industry. By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience in hospitality operations relative to the provision of goods and services in Hospitality Management.
  • Apply knowledge of financial management to hospitality operations in relation to Hospitality Management.
  • Be exposed to a variety of jobs in the hospitality industry in our innovative and wide-ranging courses that cover various functional areas of the hospitality industry.
  • Utilize your classroom instruction in your hands-on internship. We assist all of our students in finding the right internship that fits their desired career path in the hospitality industry, although we cannot guarantee placement.

Curriculum
  1. HOS 100 The Lodging & Food Service Industry  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  2. HOS 105  Management of Food & Beverage Operations  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  3. HOS 110 Managing Front Office Operations  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  4. HOS 115 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  5. HOS 120 Hotel and Restaurant Accounting  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  6. HOS 200 Managing Tech in the Hospitality Industry  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  7. HOS 210 Managing Housekeeping Operations  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  8. HOS 215 Hospitality Sales and Marketing  4.5 credits (4 weeks)
  9. HOS 351 Hospitality Internship (8 weeks)

Completion Requirements

Successful completion of the program occurs when passing grades are received in all courses and the cumulative grade point average is at least 2.0. Any tuition balance must be paid in full prior to receiving the Diploma, which is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Grading Policy

The grading procedure utilizes a combination of tests, papers, exercises, and attendance. Each student’s overall grade point average must be at least a “C” (2.0) to receive a Diploma at the end of the program. The following scale is used when assigning final grades for completed courses. A grade of “F” in any course requires that the student repeat the course in order to be granted a Diploma. The new grade will replace the original grade for the purpose of calculating the cumulative grade point average.

Grades + Grade Points (GPA)

The grading procedure utilizes a combination of tests, papers, exercises, and attendance. Each student’s overall grade point average must be at least a “C” (2.0) to receive a Diploma at the end of the program. The following scale is used when assigning final grades for completed courses. A grade of “F” in any course requires that the student repeat the course in order to be granted a Diploma. The new grade will replace the original grade for the purpose of calculating the cumulative grade point average.

Percentage GradeLetter GradePoint
100A+4.33
93-99A4.00
90-92A-3.67
87-89B+3.33
83-86B3.00
80-82B-2.67
77-79C+2.33
73-76C2.00
70-72C-1.67
67-69D+1.33
63-66D1.00
60-62D-0.67
0-59F0.00
N/AIN/A
N/AWN/A

Course Descriptions

Visit the Course Descriptions page to read more about each subject matter.

Academic Calendar

Visit our Academic Calendar page for more details on deadlines, start and end dates.

All Other Policies

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