ntroduces the foundations of leisure and recreation and to the broad spectrum of the recreation industry. Learners will have the opportunity to explore career options in the recreation industry. They will delve into operational perspectives of a variety of recreation organizations.
Examine the hottest and most important recreation trends and topics. Learners will explore cutting-edge theories and practices and have an opportunity to explore trends in which they have a particular interest.
Prepares learners for entry-level management positions in the leisure services profession. The course is project oriented and will focus on the areas of agency management, human resources, budgeting, risk management and legal issues in leisure services; agency and program evaluation, facility scheduling, and public relations.
Principles for planning, assessing and evaluating resources, areas and facilities. Topics include scheduling, planning and design, assessing resources, routine and preventative maintenance, care of outdoor and natural areas, and impact on the environment.
Examines the historical, social and economic aspects of sports and its industry. Learners will explore how sports are managed from youth to the professional levels. Learners will have the opportunity to learn about currently trends, topics and careers within the sports industry.
Analyzes the challenging ethical landscape of the Hospitality Industry. Ethical situations are a difficult and necessary challenge to success for hospitality professionals. Learners will work with ethical theories to craft the tools and understandings necessary to maintain ethical and professional standards in a hospitality environment.
Intensive versions of the global awareness skills that help us succeed every day. This interactive course helps develop the knowledge, perspective and initiative to deliver incredible service in a dignified and business-building manner
Examines hospitality in its many industry forms – hotels to theme parks to casinos and more. In this online course learners will discover, discuss and report on the many different forms hospitality has taken historically, currently and in the future.