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BX3040 - Hospitality Practicum

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

Only available to students undertaking the BBus (Hospitality Mgt).

This subject has a strong emphasis on identification and fulfilment of personal learning objectives as it gives students an opportunity to evaluate and apply management skills and competencies achieved on the Bachelor of Business degree in an industrial setting. The practicum will also provide students with invaluable material upon which they can draw, synthesise and apply to other subjects of the hospitality management major. This subject also provides an opportunity for students to begin identifying suitable areas of study should they decide to enrol on an honours year. Students are assessed on the basis of employer appraisal reports, minimum attendance and a written report. Students are also required to keep a diary intended to provide a basis of observations and notes of industrial practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the development of technical, personal and social skills and an awareness of management functions associated with food, drink and accommodation operations;
  • develop the capacity to operate as part of a team in a real work environment;
  • demonstrate an awareness of the complexity of formal and informal relationships in the hospitality industry;
  • observe the management process in hospitality operations in terms of economic, socio-cultural, marketing and human resource aspects;
  • develop an understanding of the relationship between various sectors of the hospitality environment.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2013 BU2014 BU2011 BU2012 BU3101

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janelle Rose
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 20 hours fieldwork
Assessment: observational placement plan (20%); assignments (35%); diary and reflective journal (30%); reflective essay on site visit (15%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.