Hospitality 1: Business Travel

Grade Level: 9-12 RBV Graduation: Elective UC/CSU A-G: "G"

Prerequisite: None

An engaging introduction to Business Travel through the lense of hospitality, for tomorrow’s managers Introduction to Hospitality & Business Travel is a lively, comprehensive survey of the world’s largest industry — hospitality. Students explore the vibrant inner workings of each hospitality segment, including hospitality and lodging; beverages, restaurants, and managed services; tourism, recreation, attractions, clubs, and gaming; assemblies, events, and attractions; and managerial areas of the hospitality industry. The 8th edition highlights a range of issues shaping the future of each segment of the hospitality industry. Introduction to Hospitality, 8th Edition, will also be available in spring 2020 via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. It is the essential textbook for the Hospitality Pathway courses. This resource will be funded through the CTE department. This book is also the exact text used by Mira Costa college and required for our course to articulate with the college and earn students college credits while taking our high school course.

Hospitality 2: Event Planning and Management

Grade Level: 10-12 RBV Graduation: Elective UC/CSU A-G: "G"

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of Hospitality 1 or its equivalent.

This course is designed for students to examine and explore the various career opportunities available in the event design and management industry. Students will research and explore the requirements essential to understanding the scope and economic impact of event design and management industry. Students will research the economic impact of the event design and management industry on the US marketplace with a concentrated focus on California in particular. Students will be introduced to the different subsections of event design and how they are integrated into the Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation sectors. Students will explore related businesses and services that are essential components of providing a complete and comprehensive event design and management service package for the client. Students will analyze and practice these concepts working in small groups and design tools that assist the client and provider in delivering services within a budget. Students will learn how to plan seminars, workshops, informational meetings and move into planning private sector events such as receptions and social events from initial client concept and budget to presentation and coordination of the event. Students will design and make recommendations for client invitations, agendas, programs based on the various types of meetings and social events including special occasion parties and receptions. Checklists for various types of events will be created and designed for implementation to ensure a successful outcome. Career exploration and entrepreneurship concepts will be explored, analyzed and practiced by students to gain competency and identify the various career entry points for the event design and management industry.