Business/Professional Development

Hospitality

 

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the leisure and hospitality industry employed more than 16,000 workers by January 2020. Training for a career in hospitality may be the perfect opportunity for you to travel or work abroad.

Course Offerings

 

Bartending with Tips Training

This hands-on course presents a thorough introduction to the in-demand field of bartending.

At the completion of the course, you will be familiar with:

  • Industry standards & acceptable service
  • Common terminology & equipment used
  • A variety of alcoholic beverages — beers, mixed drinks, wines and trending cocktails (how to prepare drinks from the exotic to popular standards)
  • Health & hygiene regulations/sanitation
  • Customer service & attitude
  • Selling techniques & showmanship
  • Menu development
  • Bar set-up & preparation

You must be at least 18 years old to attend. Instructor: J. Snyder. Material fee: $15, payable in class.

Spring 2022. If you wish to be notified about upcoming dates, please email cereg@sunyulster.edu


Do you Have an Appetite for a Food Business?

This class is for the person who loves to cook and has some amazing recipes that they want to share with the world. Whether it is a restaurant, bakery, food truck, or stand, this class will provide a “soup-to-nuts” overview of the process of the planning required for opening a food establishment. Topics will include regulatory issues, start-up considerations, personnel requirements, menu planning, financial projections, marketing, and financing. Learn from “well-seasoned” business advisors from the Small Business Development Center who work with aspiring food service entrepreneurs on a regular basis. This SBDC course is offered FREE for any matriculated SUNY Ulster student and Veterans.

DCB 2263 CRN 90326 T 11/9 6-7pm & 11/16 6-7pm Remote $35


Hotel Management with Executive Housekeeper

The hospitality industry provides a variety of jobs and opportunities to advance worldwide. Learning the skills needed to manage any venue, hotel, motel, resort, or accommodation house and supervise housekeeping staff will position you for success within this growing field. This course bundle will train you for managerial positions in the hospitality industry. The principles learned can be transferred to multiple accommodation types such as hotels, motels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, or any other business that provides accommodation or lodging. You will learn the different management structures of hospitality, from the front office to housekeeping, and how to organize and oversee staff.

Hotel managers and executive housekeepers must be adept at recognizing quality staff during recruitment and implement training procedures to develop their potential. You will learn the management skills necessary to serve as a supervisor to other staff members and learn how to properly train and organize a team of housekeepers.

Registration link. Online $1595


Basic Housekeeping

The Basic Housekeeping course will teach the necessary skills needed to start or advance a career in housekeeping. You will build a foundational skill set that can be used to work at private residences or hospitality groups like hotels and resorts. You will also learn the important elements of professional conduct, such as creating a resume, interviewing, accepting or rejecting job offers, and more. This course covers household cleaning techniques, such as proper use of cleaning materials and tools. You will also gain an understanding of laundry, from separating and washing to drying and ironing. You will also learn about organization, time management, and other fundamental aspects of effective housekeeping including kitchen service and basic childcare. Upon completion of the course, you will have a well-rounded and diverse skill set that would make you a valuable addition to any employer.

Registration link. Online $595


Hospitality Industry

Making a career out of helping others can be incredibly rewarding. Whether you want to be a travel agent, a wedding planner, or even a pastry artist, these online hospitality training programs can help you get started. Career Training Programs include the following and many more: Travel Agent Training • Catering Professional • Preston Bailey’s Signature Wedding & Event Design  •  Restaurant Management • Information Security Training  • Preston Bailey’s Fundamentals of Floral Design

For registration and the full range or courses, visit the Hospitality catalog.

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