Weekly Syllabus

 

Date

Lecture Topic

In Class Learning Objectives

Reading Assignments

(Due prior to start of class)

Assignments Due

Week 1

Aug. 28

Introduction, Overview of Course
  • Syllabus review
  • In-class group assignment
   
Week 2

Sept. 4

History of Hospitality
  • Log onto OpenLab, register
  • Create an electronic profile including objectives for the course
  • Examine the characteristics of the hospitality industry
  •  
Chapter 1 Chapter Summary

 

Electronic Profile

Week 3

Sept.11

Library
  • Distribution of Industry Leader Profile/Personal Essay
  • Visit to Library
Review website of organizations or industry leaders in your area of interest Summary of three organizations or industry leaders in your area of interest
Week 4

Oct. 2

Travel & Tourism: A World’s Perspective
  • Discussion of Travel & Tourism Industry
  • Distribution of Concierge Marketing Assignment
  • In-class group assignment
Chapter 9 Chapter Summary

 

Industry/Personal Profile

Week 5

Oct. 9

Travel & Tourism: The Brooklyn Water Front

 

Class will meet at the

Brooklyn Bridge Park

explore: http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/

 

Chapter Summary

 

List of three important facts to know about visiting the Brooklyn Bridge Park

Week 6

Oct. 16

Lodging
  • In-class group assignment
Chapter 2& 3 Chapter Summary

 

First version of

Concierge Marketing Assignment

 

Week 7

Oct. 23

Lodging
  • Review of select Concierge Marketing Assignments
Chapter 4 Chapter Summary

 

Concierge Marketing Assignment

Week 8

Oct 30

National Parks System
  • In-class group assignment
Chapter 10 Chapter Summary

 

Week 9

Nov. 6

Dimensions of Managing in Food Service
  • In-class group assignment
Chapter 6&8 Chapter Summary

 

Week 10

Nov. 13

Food and Beverage Management Edible Brooklyn Chapter 7&9 Chapter Summary

 

Week 11

Nov. 20

Hospitality Accounting
  • Class game day: “So you think you know accounting terms”
  • Distribution of Tourism Attraction Assignment
handout Chapter Summary

 

Define Terms and Review Definitions for in class Assignment

Week 12

Nov. 27

Special Events and Meetings: Organization is the Key to Success

 

  • In-class group assignment
Chapters 12 & 13 Chapter Summary

 

Week 13

Dec. 4

Hospitality Human Resources
  • In-class group assignment
Chapter 14 Chapter Summary

Rough Draft of Tourism Attraction Assignment

Week 14

Dec. 11

Final Presentations

 

Presentations and group activities

  Tourism Attraction Assignment
Week 15

Dec. 18

Final Presentations

 

Presentations and group activities

  Tourism Attraction Assignment

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