John Akana’s Profile

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John Akana
Display Name
John Akana
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Hospitality Management
Office Location
Namm 225B
Email address

My Courses

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 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 4702 Hospitality Services Marketing Management

HMGT 4702 Hospitality Services Marketing Management

Hospitality Services Markaeting Management

URL TO BE KEPT

URL TO BE KEPT

Marketing principles

Perspectives of Hospitality Management, HMGT 1101

Perspectives of Hospitality Management, HMGT 1101

Course Description An overview of the history, likely direction and organizational structure of the hospitality industry and its role in the local, national and international economy. Examination of the nature and scope of this industry and basic management concepts. Introduction to department mission and interaction with alumni in career exploration. Course Objectives Upon completion of HMGT 1101 students will be able to a. Identify the scope of the hospitality and tourism industry b. Describe the characteristics of the Hospitality Industry on a local, national and international perspective c. Outline the duties of key executives and department heads in the hospitality industry and identify property management systems d. Explain the primary differences between hotel classifications e. List the classifications of food and beverage operations f. Describe key management functions

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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The Open Road

The Open Road

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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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