John Akana’s Profile

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John Akana
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Hospitality Management
Office Location
Namm 225B
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My Courses

HMGT 3601 OER

HMGT 3601 OER

Overview of legal implication of acts by hospitality professional, employees, guests and visitors. Analysis of rights, responsibilities and risk management of hospitality industry establishments. Discussion of historical and current liability, governmental regulations, predictability and probability in the environment.

HMGT 3501 OER

HMGT 3501 OER

Examine the role of management and leadership in hospitality and other service organizations. Identify both challenges and opportunities facing organizations such as responding to globalization, managing workforce diversity, stimulation, innovation and change, improving quality and productivity and other issues relevant to the management of human resources in today’s dynamic business climate.

HMGT 1101–Perspectives in Hospitality Fall 17

HMGT 1101–Perspectives in Hospitality Fall 17

An overview of the history, likely directions and organizational structure of the hospitality industry and its role in local, national and global economies. Students are introduced to the nature and scope of the hospitality industry, basic terminology, management concepts, career path explorations and the department’s mission and culture.

Dining Room Operation

Dining Room Operation

Procedural, customer and staff perspectives involved in the provision of quality service as practiced in a dining room operation laboratory. Student rotation through dining room service positions with emphasis on responsibilities of planning, producing and evaluating service. Practice of proper safety and sanitation.

HMGT 4702 Hospitality Services Marketing Management

HMGT 4702 Hospitality Services Marketing Management

Hospitality Services Markaeting Management

My Projects

The Open Road

The Open Road

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Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

HMGT Academic Advising

HMGT Academic Advising

Advice, tips and resources from faculty, staff and students to ensure all Hospitality Management students can design their own path to graduation.

A Living Laboratory

A Living Laboratory

Welcome! “A Living Laboratory: Revitalizing General Education for a 21st Century College of Technology” is a major grant-funded project centered on the idea of using City Tech and its location as a “living lab.” Visit our site to learn more – and if you are a member of the OpenLab community, you can also get involved by joining the project.

Living Lab Fellows

Living Lab Fellows

This project archive compiles the experiences of the Living Lab General Education Seminar Fellows over the 5 year period of the grant. It includes the reflections of participants and compilations of course portfolios with links to OpenLab course sites.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

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