TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Professionals who want to stay ahead of the game can now add fresh skills and in-demand knowledge to their qualifications with 12 new mini-courses offered by The School of Hospitality Business, a unique, industry specific school within the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.
Prospective students can gain targeted hospitality skills to boost their career in only two weeks, and choose the specific program that directly aligns with individual career aspirations and budgets. Mini-course offerings include:
- Introduction to Hospitality and Information Systems
- Private Club and Gaming Operations
- Foodservice and Lodging Operations
- Marketing and Leading Internal Customers
- Introduction to Financial Planning and Risk Management
- Hospitality Finance
- Quality and Facilities Management
- Supervision, Management and Introduction to Leadership
- Your Leadership Vision
- Strategic Hospitality Leadership
- Leading the Hospitality Business
- Your Leadership Journey
The MSU mini-courses are powered by state-of-the-art online technology provided by University Alliance. Interactive learning tools include: video-based e-lectures, discussion boards, live chat rooms and email.
The program includes instant access to all of the same content found in the three full 8-week courses, making it possible to complete the same Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality credential in smaller segments. Students who complete all 12 mini-courses will receive the framed Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality – the same credential earned by those in the traditional three-course program.
David J. Frayer, Ph.D., Director of Executive Development Programs in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University states, "We are thrilled to offer these flexible programs to help hospitality professionals move ahead in their hospitality career on their schedule and within their budget."
To learn more about the mini-courses, or to enroll, please phone 855-300-1310 or visit www.MichiganStateUniversityOnline.com.
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